Eating Right

Incorporate Wellness into Your 9 to 5 Life

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

This is what I encounter on a regular basis: I go in to a workplace to spread health and fitness, and get to meet people that are putting their life on hold Monday to Friday. I meet people that are extremely bitter. The reason is that they know they aren't doing the important things. They feel trapped.

What Eating Right Can Do For Your Skin

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

It is not just age-related decay, or cellular damage from too much sun exposure, but also our diet that affects how our skin looks. The skin is the body's largest organ, and as all other parts, it must constantly be nourished.

Don't Let the Word "Diet" Scare You

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

When people hear the word "diet," most think of calorie restriction, deprivation, making up for past indulgences, and as so forth. There is something unpleasant, almost punitive about the whole concept of dieting, which is unfortunate because it can make it harder to turn to healthier eating regimens.

A Diet Rich in These Foods Could Save Your Life

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

People who ate seven or more portions of plant-based foods every day decreased their risk of death from all causes by an astounding 42 per cent, from heart disease by 31 percent, and from cancer by 25 per cent. These numbers held up even after they were adjusted for age, gender, weight, physical activity level, income, education, and lifestyle, including tobacco and alcohol use.

Maintain Your Body - You Can't Just Replace the Engine

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

I have run out of gas in my life. If I didn't know the gas gauge was on E, and had you said a block before I ran out of gas I'd be dead at the side of the road, I'd never believe it. Our bodies are just like that. We ignore the problems, or don't feel them starting. One day we are golden then next we call an ambulance.

Obesity and Health Just Don't Go Together

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For quite a while some experts believed that a little extra body fat would not necessarily trigger health problems like metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases that often accompanies weight gain. But all that may just be fantasy, according to a recent study from Canada.

Healthy Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

I am not asking people to be perfect. Weight loss is all about getting the first 10 pounds off, finding motivation in the new energy, and the results. I am asking for smart decisions and to make getting to your cravings difficult. Have water close by, eat regularly to avoid sugar crashes and cravings for sugar, put fibre in your diet.

Easy (and Quick) Ways to Get Healthy

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

Healthy eating and healthy living are some of the most difficult parts of life. There are always little ways to improve, choices that will make your life -- and your health -- that much better. Here are seven tips to help you make sure you're living your life to the fullest.