Portion Control

Spaghetti May Be The Answer To Our Healthy Dinner Dilemma

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 02.25.2017 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

It feels like it's impossible to eat healthily. Once you've decided to eat carbohydrates or not, a super fruit is found. If you track down the superfruit, you need to know if it's GMO on Non-GMO. Or maybe you should become vegan and figure out what has animal products or not.

How Many Christmas Cookies Are Too Many?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Living

You should really go halfsies on that gingerbread cookie.

What You Eat vs. What You Should Be Eating

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

You should only be having 21 potato chips.

If Health Is Your Mission, Follow These Rules

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Fun fact: At this point most people are already quitting on their New Year's resolutions. It is more often than not because they have tried to do too much. If health is your mission, focus on these points. 1) Get portion sizes under control -- We simply eat way more than we need.

If You Struggle With Your Weight, Try These Simple Things

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Clean out your cupboards. Simple sugars, and salty high fat snacks will be what you grab if you get hungry. Your body knows what it wants to survive, and it gives you a powerful craving to grab it. If it's not there, you will grab the next best thing. That next best thing from a survival standpoint is usually vegetables, yogurt, and the healthy choices.

5 Tips For Timing Your Meals To Maximize Fat Loss

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Your mother always told you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day -- but does it matter when you eat it? And what if your dinner time fluctuates wildly from day to day? Does meal timing actually matter? Yes! Eating at the appropriate times throughout the day will help maximize fat burning, avoid hormonal interference and keep hunger at bay.

A Dietitian's Tips for Successfully Managing Calories

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

The answer to helping anyone who is frustrated with the number on the bathroom scale is not new: balance the calories you are eating with those you are burning. I encourage my clients to safely lose up to two pounds per week using these simple tips.

Celebrity Diet Tips That Actually Work

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

I picked up the most recent issue of OK magazine: "100 Celebrity Diet Tips." I flipped through it and for the first time started to see a trend that I agree with. Here's what won't work for long term weight loss, and the list is short.

6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Do you do everything right and still no results? I have been a personal trainer for a decade now and help dozens of people lose 10,15, 50, and even more than 100lbs. The results come once these 6 problems get solved.

Feeling Supersized? Blame Today's Mega-Portions

Rose Reisman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

One of the reasons for almost 60 per cent of Canadians being overweight is due to the large portions of food we're getting at restaurants, fast food chains and the supermarkets. Adults are about 25 pounds heavier than they were in the 1950s! No wonder we have increased incidences of heart and stroke disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Here are some tips to remember when eating out...

Suzanne Somers' 6 Tips On What To Eat To Lose Weight

Everyday Health | Suzanne Somers | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Living

By Suzanne Somers These days, there's a true correlation between bigger portion sizes and bigger waistlines! Read on to find out how you should eat...