What Is This the Best Snack Food for Weight Loss?

Posted: April 28, 2015

“You should eat healthy snack foods if you want to lose weight,” they say. But just how many carrots, yogurt and whole grains can you eat? Snack foods are supposed be a little more fun. So then they tell you to eat some nuts. Great choice, but, again, you quickly become bored and can’t bear to look at another almond or walnut. Click here to learn more about our weight loss centres . There just doesn’t seem to be any healthy snacks with lots read more…

Give Yourself More Chance for Weight Loss Success

Posted: April 27, 2015

OK. You’re ready. It’s time for you to stop putting it off and really get into losing some weight. You set a target weight. You find a diet and/or exercise program that says it will get you there, and off you go. If you manage to get that far, one of two things will happen: You’ll Fail – Every weight loss program starts off with optimistic enthusiasm, but relatively few end that way. You’ll Succeed – You reach your target read more…

Why It Doesn’t Make Sense to Lose Weight with Someone Else’s Plan

Posted: April 25, 2015

From reality TV shows like “The Biggest Loser”, to endless options on the internet for “fast weight loss”, it seems like our high-tech media are happy to indulge our infatuation with body weight and how to lose it. And if you’ve had problems managing your weight, you’ve probably had no end of advice – mostly uninvited – about how to slim down. As well-intentioned as any weight loss advice might be, it is not likely to be your best option. read more…

5 Springtime Weight Loss Tips

Posted: April 23, 2015

After one of the worst winters ever in Canada and the U.S.A., it feels so good to say: spring has finally sprung!! And it feels even better to get outside, which is great for your weight loss program because you’ll burn a few more calories from the extra activity. But in all the excitement to get outside, reconnect with friends and neighbours – and get a little spring shopping done – can lead you to neglect your weight management program. read more…

Six Simple Ways to Speed-Up Your Metabolism

Posted: April 21, 2015

The bad news is that a slow metabolism is not an excuse. If you’ve stayed away from weight loss because you are “cursed” with a slow metabolism, get over it. It’s time to get serious about managing your weight. The good news is that, regardless of your metabolic rate, fast or slow, you can give it a boost with some fairly simple changes to your daily routine. 1. Step it Up a Notch If you walk or jog for exercise, read more…