How to Lose Weight

The Right Mindset Is The Key To A Healthy Lifestyle

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Virtually everyone knows that adopting a healthier lifestyle is important, and most of us even really want (in theory) to be active and make more ideal nutrition choices. The problem is, wanting and doing are two very different things.

What Is The Best Diet For You?

Dain Wallis | Posted 02.23.2016 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

Paleo. Atkins. Zone. Dukan. Bodybuilding. Raw. South Beach. Weight Watchers. If It Fits Your Macros. Carb Backloading. It's fair to assume that every diet you hear about has indeed worked for some people, for without success no diet would ever gain the traction necessary to be known the world over. With that being said, here's the dirty little secret that nobody ever talks about: There is no diet that works for everyone.

The Daily Habits Of People Who Are 'Effortlessly Slim'

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Living

A whole lot of fruit and vegetables -- and more.

Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Living
Lyda Mclallen

A Mediterranean Quinoa Salad might look light but don't be surprised if you feel full after a few bites. It will keep you filled, fueled, and satisfied, making it one of your go to meals.

Weight Loss Tips From Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Living

England serves up food in smaller portion sizes.

Claire Lost 13 Inches From Her Body After Finding Her Fitness Passion

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Living

"Once you have a goal, focus on the process of the work and what needs to be done to get there. Don't let any of your emotions take over what you want."

She Lost 50 Pounds After Struggling To Put On A Seatbelt

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Living

"I still occasionally enjoy a dinner roll or fries with a pint of beer when I am out with friends."

It's Harder To Lose Weight Now Than It Was 40 Years Ago

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Living

The reasons why will surprise you.

After Losing His Job, This Man Was Determined To Drop 85 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living

"Today I feel 20 years younger."

Can Drinking Water Before Dinner Really Help You Lose Weight?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Living

Just another reason to get more water in your life.

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. ...