Stress Part I – 3 Ways Stress Causes Weight Gain

Posted: April 30, 2014

Is anyone out there not stressed? If so, please let the rest of us know your secret. From getting the kids ready in the morning to preparing a healthy meal when we get home, we never seem to have enough time to do everything we need to do. And that’s not to mention the stress we feel at work, in our relationships and when trying to manage our weight . Our body deals with occasional stress very well, but it’s when stress is read more…

Why Diet Fads Don’t Work

Posted: April 23, 2014

If you want to have some fun, search the internet for ‘diet fads’. You’ll get some very interesting and amusing results, like eating cotton balls soaked in OJ for breakfast, sleeping 24/7, and a diet soap that washes away those extra pounds. If a weight loss diet plan works, it enjoys ongoing acceptance. Just the term “diet fad” implies something that won’t be around for long and probably doesn’t work for healthy, sustained weight loss. If that’s not enough for read more…

3 Healthy Alternative Recipes for Easier Weight Management

Posted: April 10, 2014

In a fast-food, packaged-meal world, nutrition and healthy eating often take a back seat to convenience and speed. It helps us live our busy lifestyle, but it makes weight loss more difficult to achieve and maintain. If you are serious about getting to your ideal weight and staying there, the road begins with eating a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet. And the best way to do that is to prepare your own meals. But, even when you do, packaged and prepared read more…

Trying to Lose Weight? Go Nuts

Posted: April 2, 2014

They may not be quinoa, but nuts are still health and nutrition superstars. And, considering that they are more readily available than quinoa, have lots of raw flavour and offer a variety of options so you won’t get bored of them too soon, you can make reasonable arguments that nuts are a better choice. What Makes Nuts so Good? While different varieties of nuts offer different nutritional values, they all share certain nutritional traits that are top-of-the-list for healthy eating. read more…