Mindful Eating

Lifting Up That Fork? Not So Fast ...

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

One way to eat less is to simply slow down, a new U.S. study suggests. Eating your meals more slowly may help you consume fewer calories while also fe...

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.

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Lindsay Jang | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

Spring has sprung! It's time to pack away the chunky knit sweaters and start getting ready for bikinis and sundresses. If you're feeling like your diet could use a little cleaning up before you're ready to bare it all, follow these tips and you'll be well on your way!

How To Control Your Snack Habits

Meghan Jessiman | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Jessiman

Here's the thing about meal plans: they are absolutely genius -- and practically fool proof -- when adherence is strict. When one fails to plan to follow their plan, however, by say, not doing their weekly food prep or pulling into a drive-thru when hunger strikes, the results they are searching for get further and further away.

How to Avoid Mindless Eating

Mairlyn Smith | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living
Mairlyn Smith

By and large, Canadians are a society of rapid eaters. We power eat and then dash off, bypassing the time-consuming part of the meal: enjoying the flavours. Dinner hour is melting down to dinner five minutes as our behinds get bigger and bigger.

Restaurants Lovers, Breathe Easy: Ways To Eat Out And Lose Weight

CP | Anne-Marie Tobin, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Living

It's possible to enjoy eating in restaurants several times a week and still lose weight when armed with the right approach and calorie-busting informa...