Weight Loss Advice

Her Lifelong Diagnosis Didn't Stop This Woman From Getting Fit

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Living

"I saw a picture of myself at a wedding I attended. I didn’t recognize myself."

A Conversation With His Daughter Motivated Him To Lose 75 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living

His advice? Don't count calories.

Don't Be Surprised If Your Weight Loss Aspirations Remain Frustrated

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The vast majority of 'born-again' dieters and exercise enthusiasts will give up in less than a month. The reasons can be myriad, and sometimes they are beyond a person's control. But there are also ways to beat the odds and find success at last.

Working Out Military-Style Helped This Woman Drop 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Living

"I cut out bread, pork and added sugars."

Unkind Words From An Abusive Ex Inspired This Woman To Get Fit

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Living

"He laughed at me with some unkind words. I used it as ammo!"

Bruce Lost Almost 30 Pounds In 3 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Living

And he isn't done yet!

Walking Transformed His Body, And Now He's Using It For Good

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Living

That almost 100-pound weight loss started with just a little movement.

Woman Drops 69 Pounds After Losing A Family Member To A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Living

"He was part of my inspiration to change my life around."

20 Ways To Survive Christmas Without Weight Gain

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Living

You're in the final stretch of 2014, and it's easy to just throw up your hands and say, "That's it, I don't care about healthy eating anymore, I'm pig...

How This Personal Trainer Lost Over 70 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Adina Ingram AGE: 37 CITY: Oakville, Ont. By The Numbers: 270 at my heaviest, and currently 197, total weight loss of 73 pounds. The Wei...

How This Mom Shed 145 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Leigh Costa, youth support worker AGE: 43 CITY: Hamilton, Ont. By The Numbers: 310 pounds at my starting point, and currently 165, total ...

How This Personal Trainer Dropped Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Rosie Metayer, personal trainer specialist AGE: 39 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 186 pounds at my starting point, and currently 13...

Yes, All You Need Is 30 Minutes Of Exercise

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living

A new Danish study has found that people who exercised for just 30 minutes a day lost a third more weight than those who worked out for an hour a day....

At 269 Pounds, This Woman Had A Hard Time Having Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Alyse Grossman Mirabelli AGE: 39 CITY: Richmond Hill, Ont. By The Numbers: 269 pounds at my starting point, and currently 188, total wei...

You Won't Believe What She Looks Like Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Liz Minaker AGE: 34 CITY: Kitchener, Ont. By The Numbers: 245 pounds at my starting point, and currently 216, total weight loss 29 pounds...

How Her State Of Health Helped This Woman Lose 150 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Wendy Moore AGE: 60 CITY: Deseronto, Ont. By The Numbers: 290 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 139.5, total weight loss 150.5 pound...

Lost It: How This Man Lost 70 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Jamie Cinq-Mars AGE: 40 CITY: Winnipeg, Man. By The Numbers: 265 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 195, total weight loss 70 pounds ...

8 Ways To Recharge Your Metabolism After 40

Everyday Health | Suzanne Somers | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada Living

By: Suzanne Somers Trying to lose weight in 2013? Now's a perfect time to focus on recharging your metabolism — especially if you're over 40....

How to Lose the Winter Weight

Dr. Chris Cobourn | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living
Dr. Chris Cobourn

Spring's approach has a knack for making people more self-conscious and aware of their bodies. The good news? You can channel that energy into starting your weight loss journey, discovering how to keep the weight off, and preparing to debut your summer physique.

Lost It: How This Mom Shed 100 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Kaila Beattie, vice president business development at Craigwood Estate Furniture AGE: 35 CITY: London, Ont. By The Numbers: 250 at my heav...

How This Woman Dropped 136 Pounds -- And Is Still Going

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Tammy Ducharme, project assistant AGE: 30 CITY: Winnipeg, Man. By The Numbers: 369 at my heaviest, and currently 233. Height: 5'9" The...

Why Fasting Is a Terrible Way to Lose Weight

Rose Reisman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

We're still contemplating whether or not we should try the next fad diet. Maybe you've tried the Paleo, Mediterranean, Dukan, Biggest Loser or juicing diet. Well the next in line is the "fasting" diet. Doesn't sound all that exciting to me!

Finally, The Real Truth About Weight Loss

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living

Fact or fiction? Sex burns a lot of calories. Snacking or skipping breakfast is bad. School gym classes make a big difference in kids' weight.All are ...

How to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind

Natasha Koifman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

By a certain age we've all been through the gamut of weight-loss, weight-gain, varying degrees of fitness, healthiness and self-esteem. Legend has it there's a magical age at which you become reconciled with who you are and how you look. This is partly true...

Losing Weight Doesn't Mean Losing Your Sense of Responsibility

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Managing your weight is a health issue, period. It has nothing to do with being attractive or sexy or being able to wear certain types of clothing -- although some of these perks can be great motivators. Staying within your healthy weight range has much greater value in and of itself.