Healthy Weight

10 Useful Real-Life Lessons From the Fashion Runway

Deborah Fulsang | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Living
Deborah Fulsang

Style has little to do with cash. Take your cues from the runway, but don't think you have to wear couture to be cool. It's only a tiny percentage of the population that can afford what comes down the catwalk after all. So borrow ideas from the fashion stage but interpret them for yourself by shopping smartly from shops that cater to your price point. And be okay with that.

How Trying to Control Your Weight Is like Running Down the Up Escalator (Part 3)

Arya M. Sharma, MD | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada Living
Arya M. Sharma, MD

To lose weight, you have to actually start moving down the escalator faster than it is moving up. Depending on how fast your personal escalator is moving up, the more effort this will take. The tricky part comes when the escalator starts speeding up as you make your way down.

How to Tell If You're an Emotional Eater

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

Most of us can relate to feeling sad or moody, and having a piece of chocolate as a pick-me-up. Many of us do this because we may be blissfully distant or unaware of our emotions. Below, I will describe the difference between emotional eating and physiological eating. Here are some tell-tale signs that we are emotionally eating.

Losing Weight and Gaining Balance

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Doing things to improve your balance will also ensure you are healthy into your old age. Weight loss really is simple in concept. Eat healthy, fresh, local foods. Make sure that the products you chose spend as little time in storage as possible. Then, once you fuel your body, make sure you get out and enjoy the world around you. I call it fitness to make memories..

Don't Be Tricked by Misleading Food Labels

Marni Wasserman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

Have you been misled by corporations marketing their food products? Most of us have. And we now mistakenly rely on food labels for an accurate picture of the nutritional value of the foods that we consume. If you want to achieve an overall healthier lifestyle, say goodbye to the following misleading terms...

Seven Tips for Aging Gracefully

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

So, I'm facing down my 40th birthday. It's two weeks away and, surprisingly, my mid-life crisis is holding off. For now. I am not enjoying the lines appearing around my eyes or the various sagging and loosening bits and pieces that will remain nameless. Clearly, I have to get OK with aging. Here are my top tips for aging well.

Losing Weight For Love? Studies Say It May Have Opposite Effect

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Living

We've all read the articles and heard the tales -- when people fall in love and settle in with a partner, they tend to gain weight. So what happens...

Body Fat Percentage Scales for Children?

Yoni Freedhoff M.D. | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada
Yoni Freedhoff M.D.

I think body fat percentage scales are a bad idea to begin with, but to target them at children bring them to a whole new level of horror.