Obesity and Health

There's No Such Thing As 'Healthy Obesity': Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada Living

People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 peop...

Obesity and Health Just Don't Go Together

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For quite a while some experts believed that a little extra body fat would not necessarily trigger health problems like metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases that often accompanies weight gain. But all that may just be fantasy, according to a recent study from Canada.

Weight Watchers' CEO David Kirchhoff On What It Takes To Keep Off The Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Living

David Kirchhoff, CEO of Weight Watchers International, isn't just an employee -- he's a client too. The 45-year-old executive has been writing a blog,...

Brotherly Love: Why Rob and Doug Have The Right Diet Idea

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Living

When it comes to genetics, it's not just your hair and eyes encoded into the DNA -- it's also your proclivity for packing on the pounds (or losing the...