How to Lose Weight

Battling PTSD, This Woman Made The Gym Her Anti-Depressant

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Ellierose O’Rourke Occupation: Nurse City: St. John’s, N.L. Height: 4'11" By The Numbers: 177 pounds at my heaviest, currently 112 p...

Top Tips For Keeping The Weight Off From A Celebrity Trainer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Rather than feeling like you can never indulge or be social, be mindful of your choices. Pay attention to how much food you put onto your plate. You likely already know which foods you can load up on (think green veggies) and others that require more moderate portions and self-restraint (like the guacamole and tortilla chips).

Eating More Of This Could Mean Weighing Less

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Living

The secret to slimming down might be hidden inside spicy chili peppers. Researchers at University of Wyoming believe the fiery capsaicin found in c...

From 275 Pounds To A Lean, Mean Body Building Machine

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Zoe Pineau, nail technician and fitness instructor Age: 31 City: Stratford, P.E.I. By The Numbers: 275 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

Five Steps To Fight Age-Related Weight Gain

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

Be mindful of portion size but think mostly in terms of quality, not calories. An energy-equivalent portion of kale and processed fast foods are not equivalent in any other way, as the cruciferous kale is akin to a warehouse of nutrition with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and anti-carcinogenic health benefits.

A 'Pacemaker' Can Help Obese People Lose Weight

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Living

U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved a new kind of pacemaker-like device that aims to help people lose weight by stimulating a nerve that runs from t...

Top Tips For Weight Loss And Weight Management

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

To avoid the lapse into previous habits and find some helpful tips on weight loss and maintenance, I spoke with Emma Andrews, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Plant-Based Culinary Professional, and National Educator at Vega. Emma shared her top tips for keeping lean and healthy in 2015.

A New Friend And An Amazing Boot Camp Helped Sindhu Lose Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sindhu Suppiah, financial analyst Age: 26 City: Markham, Ont. Heaviest weight: 210 pounds Current weight: 159 pounds Total weight...

Weighing Yourself Could Actually Help You Lose Weight: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

The more frequently dieters step on the scale, the more weight they lose, according to a new study from the Cornell Food & Brand Lab. Once-a-week i...

When You Lose Weight, Where Does It Go?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

In the midst of a global obsession with dieting lies an oft-pondered question that not even many healthcare professionals can answer correctly: Where ...

Weight Loss Surgery Was Just The Beginning Of Dawn's Journey

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Dawn Barnable, Realtor Age: 44 City: Trenton, Ont. By The Numbers: 284 pounds at my heaviest, currently 160 pounds (though 140 pounds at m...

After Losing 51 Pounds, This Man Isn't Giving Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Mitchell Shannon Age: 23 City: Oshawa, Ont. By The Numbers: 242 at my heaviest, currently 191 for a total loss of 51 pounds. I am also 18 ...

After A 122-Pound Weight Loss, Robyn Is Happier Than Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Robyn Trew, Sr. digital communications advisor at the YMCA of Greater Toronto Age: 26 City: Toronto By The Numbers: 312 at my heaviest, 190...

Teen's Drastic New Look After Losing 13% Of His Body Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Andy Mazzucco Age: 16 City: Vaughan, Ont. By The Numbers: 203 at my heaviest, currently 170 pounds of lean muscle for a total weight loss o...

5 Healthy Habits I Adopted in my 30s

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

I've always touted myself as a health conscious person with a passion for fitness, but it is only in the recent years that I realize I've been doing things and thinking about things all wrong. Here are a few of the good health habits I've adopted in my 30s.

How This Woman Went From Trendy Diets To Personal Trainer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Abbie Hunt AGE: 25 CITY: Kingston, Ont. By The Numbers: 180 at my heaviest, currently 120, for a total weight loss of 60 pounds. The Weig...

Your Friends' Bad Eating Habits Will Bring You Down With Them

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Living

The very presence of an overweight diner can inspire you to order less healthy food and eat more of it than you may have intended, according to resear...

How Unhealthy "Health Food" Is Derailing Your Diet

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

If you are struggling to lose weight and / or adopt a healthier lifestyle, you may be inadvertently sabotaging your efforts by making "unhealthy health choices." These less obvious culprits -- what I call "unhealthy health food" -- tend to slide under the radar and inadvertently sabotage progress.

Toronto Man's Incredible 215-Pound Weight Loss Story

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Matthew Jones AGE: 25 CITY: Toronto By The Numbers: 450 at my heaviest, currently 235, for a total weight loss of 215 pounds in 18 months. (...

Cutting Out Junk And Setting Goals Helped This Man Lose 140 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Jamieson Wolf, writer and office worker AGE: 36 CITY: Ottawa By The Numbers: 310 at my heaviest, currently 170, for a total weight loss of ...

Skip The Bread, Not The Fat, For Weight Loss

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Living

For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente a...

This 50-Year-Old Is Now 140 Pounds -- Here's How She Did It

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Teresa Labonte AGE: 50 CITY: Winnipeg By The Numbers: 186 at my heaviest, currently 140, for a total weight loss of 46 pounds The Weight...

How This Man Used Facebook To Reach 160 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Sobora Duy AGE: 34 CITY: Montreal By The Numbers: 205 at my heaviest, currently 160, for a total weight loss of 45 pounds The Weight Gai...

Want to Get Lean? Don't Carb Load Pre-Workout

Dain Wallis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

For as long as I can remember, I've been told that it's paramount to load up on carbs before any kind of physical activity. As I've gotten older, wiser and tried things for myself, I've realized that this is complete overkill. In most cases, eating carbs before working out is like filling up a near-full gas tank and watching excess gas spill all over the ground.

Homemaker Tips That Will Make You More Fit

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

By becoming a better "housekeeper," I've noticed that my dedication to health and wellness has reached a new level and I wanted to share the useful tips I learned along the way. Here's how being more domestic can actually help improve fitness and achieve weight loss.