Stopped Losing Weight Even Though You’re Still Trying? Here’s Why

Posted: June 20, 2015

Like everything else in your life, when trying to lose weight there’ll be good days and bad days. Some days will feel like you’ll reach your goal in no time, and other days might feel like you’re going backwards. Still, your weight keeps heading in the right direction, despite the occasional day-to-day setbacks. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, your weight loss program stops working and, although you continue to use all the tactics that worked before, your weight plateaus read more…

Here’s an Easy Weight Loss Tip: Eat a High-Protein Breakfast

Posted: June 14, 2015

Have you ever had steak and eggs for breakfast? If you have, it was probably in a restaurant because most of us aren’t ready to fire-up the barbecue early in the morning. And that’s too bad because, using lean meats and the correct portions, a high protein breakfast has been shown in studies to promote weight loss. Steak (remember, lean and in the right portions) and eggs are great sources of protein. Does this sound too good to be true? read more…

Are the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Nutrition Labels Good News?

Posted: June 12, 2015

If you’ve ever tried to figure out the black and white nutrition labels that are required on packaged food products in Canada, then you’ll know they are difficult to understand. It’s resulted in the love/hate relationship that most Canadians have with the labels. It’s easy to like the fact that they are mandatory and give us some kind of information about what is actually in the foods we eat, at least nutritionally speaking. But their long list of frustrating flaws read more…

Looking for an Easy Way to Lose Weight? Start Writing

Posted: June 8, 2015

With almost anything you do to improve your health and fitness, you’ll notice better results if you record your progress. When you track how many steps you take while walking each day, you’re motivated to take a few more tomorrow. It’s especially true for weight loss. If you consult any nutritionist about the best ways to lose weight, one of the first things they’ll probably tell you is to keep track or your weight loss journey in a diary. And read more…

Is This the Definitive Guide to Healthy Eating?

Posted: June 2, 2015

There are more than a few road blocks between you and healthy eating. From the convenience of fast foods to the multi-billion dollar marketing machines of the major processed food manufacturers, it can sometimes seem like the odds are against you ever eating healthily or losing weight. Another problem is the often confusing information you get about exactly what foods are or are not healthy. One day you’ll read that “gluten is your worst enemy” and then later “gluten is read more…