Counting Calories

Don't Judge an Eating Disorder By Its Cover

Jay Walker | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jay Walker

The image of what often comes to mind, and what is often publicized for people with eating disorders is a younger female who is skeletal in frame. In my case, I was a young man who was albeit thin, also quite muscular. I worked in health in fitness. I helped people get fit. I was supposed to be the voice of healthy living.

Fast Food is Poison. Why Are We Still Selling it?

Grant Gordon | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada Living
Grant Gordon

We shared recipes and simple ideas for students (and their parents) to make healthy, yummy, affordable food. Because fast food won't change -- it's made by scientists in white lab coats to be as cheap and addictive as possible -- the only way to stick it to fast food is to replace fast food with quick and delicious real food.

Kids Shouldn't Worry About Halloween Calories

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada Living
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

Kids have started getting excited about the bounty of candy they'll be getting and their parents are getting anxious. There is so much focus being put on the issue of obesity recently that we have become terrified of every calorie and fat gram we consume and are unfortunately, passing this fear on to our kids.

Ditching This Food Will Save You 54,750 Calories A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

For those of you love to count every little calorie, you may want to look at the bigger picture. If your daily food and drink consumption consists...

How Much Should You Really Care About Calories On Menus?

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Calories aren't just the first number you ignore on the nutritional label anymore — they could be coming to a menu near you soon. With the announ...

Why the Body Mass Index Is Pretty Stupid

Yoni Freedhoff M.D. | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada
Yoni Freedhoff M.D.

While becoming a teetotaling, vegan, shut-in, marathon runner might well help you to manage your weight, is that a life you'd be willing, or even able, to live with forever? No. Weight loss is about living the healthiest life that you can enjoy.