Weight Loss Tips

A Humiliating Experience Helped Her Get In The Best Shape Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada Living

"It will require sacrifices, but in the end it will be worth it."

Canada's Food Guide Was This Woman's Secret Weight Loss Weapon

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Living

Great going, Sandra!

A Tight Airplane Seatbelt Scared This Woman Into Dropping 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Living

"If you mess up, accept it, move on, and try to get right back on track."

This Woman Lost 60 Pounds After Being Diagnosed Pre-Diabetic

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada Living

"Determination and willpower play a very big role in your path to success."

Still Trying To Lose Weight? Check Out These 5 Spices

Andrea Chrysanthou | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Living
Andrea Chrysanthou

Health food shelves are stocked with weight loss supplements promising to help you shed stubbourn pounds. While you would be wise to be weary of ones making wild claims, there are supplements available that have been proven to be both effective and safe. Just head to the spice aisle.

How This 43-Year-Old Woman Lost 30 Pounds In Just 12 Weeks

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living

You can be fit at any age!

How To Stay Motivated With Your Workouts

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

It is easy to get off track with your good eating habits, workouts or any other new habit that you have started. How do you stay motivated on those da...

3 Lunch Hacks That Will Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Living

Eat more but eat better!

How This Woman Dropped 150 Pounds And Ran 12K In Just 11 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

A little positivity can go a long way.

The Weight Loss Myths That Are Sabotaging You

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

In my practice, I meet people who have tried many things to lose weight: from juice fasts to protein loading. Many of these people, in spite of stubborn fat, are well-versed in what it takes to shed the pounds: and they come to me feeling exasperated because their well-meaning efforts -- sticking to whole foods and exercising regularly -- have amounted to barely a budge on the scale. What gives?

A Twisted Ankle Helped This Woman Start Her 179 Pound Weight Loss Journey

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"At 17-years-old I weighed 407 pounds."

13 Ways To Cut Calories Without Cutting Out Food

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Living

You can still have popcorn, just skip the butter.

How This Woman Lost One Pound A Week, And Kept It Off

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

She went from a size 14 to a size 10.

Choose Joy By Choosing To Exercise

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I stay on my fitness horse by reminding myself that movement is a privilege and that the future Me will ALWAYS be happier if I move. The understanding that exercise positively affects my mood has informed my entire fitness philosophy. In fact, improving my mood is typically the primary reason I train.

How This Woman Got Lean Without Going To The Gym

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I never counted my calories, dieted, or deprived myself of anything."

Searching For Motivation? Try Having Some Fitness Fun

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I love sampling different fun fitness classes -- both at home (in Toronto) and when traveling. Trying something new helps me stay motivated, plus booking my workouts before I fly ensures that I always work out. I would never forfeit my money by not showing up.

'I Wanted To Love Me:' How One Mom Dropped 92 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I wanted to see my kids grow up."

Say Goodbye To Food Cravings For Good With These Tips

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Cravings seem to be a normal part of life for many people. And yet, in my work as a naturopath, cravings often signal an imbalance in the body. The body is literally craving what it most needs. The best scenario for both peaceful living and healthy weight management is that your body seeks only healthy foods.

The Keys To Sustainable Weight Loss

Dain Wallis | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

Are you gaining weight despite "doing all the right things?" When it comes to fat loss, more exercise and less food is not always the answer. Although this approach makes sense in a vacuum, the human metabolism is far more complex. Here is your guide to cracking the code on sustainable weight loss.

After Accepting Her Body, This Saskatchewan Mom Dropped 72 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I spent a lot of time hating my body."

Fed Up With Feeling Sick And Tired, This Woman Lost 168 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I wasn’t looking for a quick fix, so I took my time."

This Is Not Your Average, Sugary Smoothie

Dr. Rhea Mehta | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Rhea Mehta

Fortunately, not all smoothies are unhealthy or dangerous -- in fact, green smoothies, when made with the correct vegetable to fruit ratio, along with healthy fats and plant proteins, not only provide greater nutrition than many common sit-down meals, but also serve as an easy, real-food alternative to many dubious prescription medicines.

Body Weight Workouts That Get Results

Jamie Logie | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

Bodyweight exercises are something that can be done anywhere, anytime and still give you a great workout without having to fight for parking spots at the gym or manoeuvre around the selfie taking crowd. Here's why bodyweight exercises can be very beneficial and a few combinations of them for a quick workout when you're in a rush.

Woman's Incredible Weight Loss Helped Her Fight Depression

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I was tired of slowly killing myself with food and alcohol."

This Winnipeg Man Lost Over 200 Pounds For The Sake Of His Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living

"I realized that I was no longer living a life of my choosing."