Belly Fat

Eat The Right Fats To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have performed the first study on humans that demonstrates how food's fat composition determines where f...

From Brain Power to Belly Fat: Six Lesser-Known Benefits of Green Tea

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Green tea can combat the lazy days of summer -- and the consequential love handles -- according to a study. If you haven't jumped on the green tea bandwagon, here are a few great reasons why you should start drinking it daily.

Five Overlooked Reasons Why You are Stressed Out

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

When you think of stress you may think of the acute stressors, like a deadline to get your taxes done. However some stresses are more subtle and can in many ways be detrimental to your health, and certainly not great for your health. Here are a few overlooked examples of chronic stress and some tips on what you can do about it.

7 Ways to Lose Your Love Handles

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Hormones influence not only how much body fat you have, but also where you carry it. If your trouble areas are your love handles, than you can be certain that your insulin levels are too high. Too much insulin not only encourages your body to store unused glucose as fat, but also blocks the use of stored fat as an energy source -- a double whammy for any waistline.

Four Ways Vitamin C Helps Your Body

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Believe it or not, vitamin C has benefits that extend far beyond simply boosting your immune system. In fact, it should take a permanent place in your supplement arsenal and can help you prep for bringing out your sexy side in time for Spring. Here are four great reasons to take it daily that will help you handle stress, shed stomach fat, and spike your stamina.

WATCH: How To Tone Love Handles

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Living

Unfortunately, losing your love handles isn't as simple as it may sound. Targeting one area to lose weight is impossible and continued exercises i...

10 Exercises For Flat Abs

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Living

There really is no secret to getting flat abs: We all know toning any part of the body requires a healthy diet, exercise and patience. Shedding be...

Seven Breakfast Foods To Beat Belly Fat

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

If you chow down a bowl of cereal or go for a breakfast bagel before you head out the door in the morning you may not be surprised to find that these items have you napping at your desk a few hours later. For better concentration levels, I recommend picking a few of these ingredients each day.

9 Exercises To Burn Flabby Arms, Legs And Belly

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Living

As much as we like to squish, flick, complain about and pull on our flab, it's fair to say we would be better off without it. But like any relatio...

Can You Really Maintain a No-Wheat Diet?

Rose Reisman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

A large part of the population suffers from side effects connected to the consumption of wheat. The result has been a strong physical reaction by many to these new forms of wheat including weight gain. Once you cut out wheat your blood sugar stops spiking, your appetite is reduced and thus you lose weight. Easy formula, but challenging to maintain.

Why You Want Thigh Fat Over Belly Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Living

Wouldn't it be great if fat only went the places we wanted it to go? But in reality, as we well know, squishy fat usually ends up settling in our bell...

Four Tips For a New Year's Detox

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Whether it's from everyday toxins, or compounded from too many holiday parties, many people head into January feeling frumpy and fatigued. While you may have the perfect detox diet and supplements already lined up, by integrating these four steps you will ensure that your New Year's resolutions are well within reach.

Belly Fat: Worse For You Than You Think

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Living

Stepping on a scale doesn't give the whole picture about your risk of complications from excess belly fat, according to a Statistics Cana...

4 Steps to Slim Your Waistline and Beat Belly Fat

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Whether you are aiming for that all elusive six pack or just want to flatten your stomach, the path to getting there requires that you balance your hormones. Here's a quick list that will not only de-bloat your belly but can also drop inches off your waistline (and let's face it, spring is around the corner!).

6 Ways To (Finally!) Get A Flat Belly In 2012, From Jillian Michaels

Everyday Health | Jillian Michaels | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Living

By Jillian Michaels Is your muffin top a 2011 holiday gift that just keeps on giving? Whether your goal is to lose it for good, or to finally t...