Which Fish to Put on Your Dish

Posted: August 26, 2016

One of the biggest hurdles many people have to jump when converting to a healthier diet is adding fish to the rotation. Some of us just can’t get past the ‘fishy’ flavour and texture. But when you consider the health and weight loss benefits of eating fish, it’s difficult to ignore them. 1. Weight Loss A 2007 study published in the “International Journal of Obesity” found that eating three 5.3-ounce servings of lean or fatty fish, each week for four weeks, as part of read more…

When Good Food is Bad For You

Posted: August 24, 2016

While you might have started eating a healthier, balanced diet as a way to manage your weight , you’ll soon find lots of other benefits. Once you get used to the new diet, it quickly becomes just as difficult to imagine going back to your unhealthy old diet as it was to leave your ‘favourite’ foods behind in the first place. Whole, unprocessed foods simply make you feel better – healthier. You can’t wait to hear the crunch of a stalk of celery read more…

Why You’re Aiming at the Wrong Targets in Your Fight to Lose Weight

Posted: August 12, 2016

When you think about the conveniences in our lives, even compared to how things were when many of those alive today were children, it’s mind-boggling. 80 years ago, many common household conveniences, like electric vacuum cleaners, washing machines and even cars, were scarce or non-existent in many homes. Never before in history have so many conveniences, in the form of machines designed to make your life easier, presented themselves in such a short time. Before the invention of the automobile read more…

Glycemic Index: What It Is and How it can Help You Lose Weight

Posted: August 5, 2016

Quite simply, your blood sugar level is an indication of how much glucose (sugar) is in your blood. When most of us hear or read anything about ‘blood sugar levels’, we generally relate it to diabetes. But all of us experience increases and decreases in our blood sugar. Generally speaking, your blood sugar will go up after eating and go down between meals and after exercise. The Problems of High Blood Sugar Insulin is the ‘key’ that allows the transfer read more…