Diet Tips

Sneaky Foods That Are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

Dain Wallis | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

As we all know, "you can't out-exercise a bad diet." For this reason, people first turn to dietary changes when seeking to lose weight, but many still fail to see results. With this in mind, here's a list of foods that will sabotage any attempt to improve body composition.

Real-Life Diet, Fitness Tips From A Guess Model

Ashley Diana Morris | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ashley Diana Morris

Before I started modelling, I was about 30 pounds heavier. Losing the weight was extremely difficult and was brought on by my first modelling job. I had dropped about 20 pounds by the time I tested for Guess and it had taken me about two and a half months.

10 Of The Most Popular And Strangest Diets Out There

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Living

Going through the most searched diets of 2013 on Google makes us wonder: Were Canadians super curious about how to lose weight, or were they just fasc...

10 Ways To Ruin Your Diet This Fall

Everyday Health | Madeline Vann | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, Everyday Health The last thing any of us wants is a diet “do-over.” Yet there are diet mistakes that can send you back t...

10 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Sugar Intake

Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Living

The typical Canadian diet is pretty sweet, these days. We eat about 26 teaspoons of sugar a day, thanks in part to our increased consumption of proces...

5 Sneaky Ways You're Sabotaging Your Diet

29Secrets | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Living
29Secrets

We all know the ingredients of healthy living: eating nutritious, good-for-you foods, laying off the junk and leading an active lifestyle. It all seems pretty simple, but the truth is, there are little habits we've all been guilty of that could be sneakily undoing all your best efforts.

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.

Slow Down Before Starting the "Fast Diet"

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I like that the "Fast Diet" can make weight loss seem within the realm of possibility, but my appreciation ends there. Adopting a healthier lifestyle and losing weight takes work, as well as a long term approach. Healthy living is a marathon, not a sprint.

Four Ways to Look Younger

Theresa Albert | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

There are a few things that you are probably doing that are making you look older than you are. Some of them affect the outside, some of them affect the inside, and all of them are easy to change. Here are the four steps you need to take to look and feel younger.

How to Eat Right With a Hectic Schedule

Dain Wallis | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

I travel a lot, both professionally and personally, and although it is definitely more challenging to eat healthy on the road, it is far from impossible. At the end of the day it comes down to what is more important for you: your unique health and lifestyle goals, or saving a few minutes and just taking what society lays out for you. Here are some tips to help you execute your nutritional plan, regardless of your schedule.

Six Everyday Foods That Threaten Your Health

Rose Reisman | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

We are all aware of the most obvious foods that are bad for our health. Those that contain excess fat, sugar and salt top the list. Ones that come to mind include candy, chocolate, buttery foods, smoked meats and salty snacks. I'm sure you know many more than that. But there are some foods that don't immediately come to mind which we mindlessly consume not thinking about the effects on our health.

Weight Loss Tips From Around the World

Rose Reisman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

North America has one of the highest obesity rates in the world. The reasons are multi-faceted. Fast food; super sizing; convenience; lack of exercise; work schedules; no time; family demands and stress. People from other countries have similar factors in their lives but manage to keep their body weights at a healthier level. So what are their secrets?

Emotional Overeating Part 1: The Most Overlooked Reason for Why We Overeat

Marcia Sirota | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

2012-09-06-bookcover.jpg Many people today are writing about the problems which result from a sedentary lifestyle and calorie-rich, poor quality food. What I want to focus on is the way our childhood difficulties and adult unhappiness come together to create the perfect circumstances in which compulsive eating and obesity are the only logical response.

How I Lost 7.2 Pounds in a Week

The Fat Diaries | Posted 09.14.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

I've lost the weight using the Lindora plan and virtually no gimmicks. There are no magic pills. If you are compliant with this plan you too will lose A LOT of weight -- quickly. I am eating very small portions of protein for every meal. I am drinking 80 ounces of water and also taking potassium and fibre supplements. Oh, and every day I get a shot.

Forget Diet Trends -- Do What's Right for You

Theresa Albert | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada
Theresa Albert

Diet trends change with the wind and our entire population blows with them. When did we start trusting the "news" and "studies" more than our own ins...