How to Lose Weight

This Determined Teen Lost 40 Pounds In 7 Months, But She Isn't Done Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Living

"I tried to pass off that I was proud of myself and what I looked like, but I truly wasn’t."

5 Slow Carb Swaps for Energy, Weight Loss and Health

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

With slow carbs, your blood sugar will go up slowly, won't go up as high, and will peter off gradually, looking more like a gentle wave than a tsunami. This means you avoid the Spike-Crash-Crave cycle. Research suggests that the most effective long-term weight loss diet features moderate amounts of protein along with slow carbs.

This Weight Loss Calculator Is Holding You Accountable

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Living

Using an online calculator to help you lose (or gain) weight isn't a new concept, but asking people what they're willing to do to see change is. L...

Unable To Skydive Because Of Her Weight, Woman Set Out To Lose 111 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Kimberly Olson Occupation: Seafood monger City: St. Catharines, Ont. Age: 28 By The Numbers: 260 pounds at my heaviest, currently 149 ...

He Fixed His Liver Problems By Losing 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living

"It has taken me two years to get to this point."

His Father's Death Was The Wake-Up Call Rishi Needed To Get Healthy

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Rishi Sritharan Occupation: Student City: Mississauga, Ont. Age: 24 By The Numbers: 235 pounds at my heaviest, currently 165 pounds, for a ...

Video Games Helped This Guy Lose 175 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living

How does a person reach 350 lbs? You eat that big. For me, these behaviours were set at a young age.

Home Workouts Helped This Woman Lose 27 Pounds In 3.5 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Nicole Zacharias Occupation: Physiotherapist and BeachBody Coach City: Calgary Age: 37 By The Numbers: Over 200 pounds at my heaviest car...

Without A Gym Or A Diet, She Lost 30 Pounds With Healthy Habits

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Pamela Tourigny Occupation: Marketing/communications City: Ottawa, Ont. Age: 35 By The Numbers: Heaviest weight was 150 at age 25; now 120...

10 Ways To Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you're at the tail end of a dramatic weight loss or just trying to tone up your burger belly, those last 10 pounds can feel impossible to shak...

180 Pounds Lighter, Lisa Knows 'There's More To Life Than Delicious'

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lisa Dollery Occupation: Operations Manager at staffing agency City: Guelph, Ontario Age: 52 By The Numbers: My heaviest weight was 375 lb...

You Consume Less Dining With Light Eaters

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

Your dinner partner can have a big influence on your eating habits, especially when it comes to how much you consume, according to a meta analysis fro...

When It Comes To Weight, You Can't Escape Your Genes

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living

It's a common belief that individual biology makes weight loss easier for some and not for others, and a research team has proved it for the first tim...

This Woman Found A Way To Celebrate Both Her 'Before' And Her 'After'

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Living

This week's Lost It feature is a special edition, focusing on the photography project executed by Toronto photographer Blake Morrow and his friend and...

She Set A Goal, Got A Trainer And Dropped 115 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sarah Courtney Timleck Occupation: Occupational therapist City: Courtice, Ont. Age: 30 By The Numbers: Total weight loss of 115 pounds. ...

She Avoided Eating 'White Foods' And Dropped 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lynn Manchul Davey Occupation: Investment advisor City: Orangeville, Ont. Age: 56 By The Numbers: 210 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

The Diets That Actually Work In 2015

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

A review of published research on commercial weight loss programs found that only Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig displayed evidence of weight loss in...

Last Year He Went Vegan And Quit Alcohol. Today He's 186 Pounds Lighter

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Stephen Daniel Lewis Occupation: Musician City: Fredericton N.B. Age: 26 By The Numbers: 432 pounds at my heaviest, currently 246 pounds,...

When Nobody Thought She Could Do It, This Determined Woman Lost 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Gabriela Porcina Occupation: Caregiver City: Surrey, B.C. Age: 52 Height: 5'3" By The Numbers: 220 pounds at my heaviest, currently 110 ...

Are Plums The New Superfood?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Living

The secret to weight loss could be packed in these plump little plums. Over the last year, researchers at the University of Southern Queensland hav...

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

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | 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 04.13.2015 | 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 04.08.2015 | 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.