5 More Weight Loss Myths

Posted: October 28, 2016

The last time we wrote about weight loss myths , we talked about those that are most common. From eating less always leads to weight loss, to ‘low fat’ foods being right for a weight loss diet, the myths surrounding the best ways to lose weight are at very least making it more difficult for you to lose and manage your weight. At worst, they are not good for your health. Unfortunately there are many more weight loss myths that you should be read more…

The Latest in the Ongoing Nutrition Label Saga

Posted: October 21, 2016

An article listed on the CBC’s website about nutrition labels on food products begins with a very difficult to answer question: “If three-quarters of a cup of Reese’s Puffs cereal has 110 calories, one gram of dietary fibre and two grams of protein; and one cup of Kellogg’s Special K cereal has 120 calories, no dietary fibre but six grams of protein, which one should you eat for breakfast?” If you can’t figure it out, don’t feel bad. Very few of us either have the capacity or desire to take the time and read more…

Are Diet Soft Drinks Dying a Slow Death?

Posted: October 14, 2016

You would think that, after writing a blog post about the different ways that sugary soft drinks like pop, including diet varieties, are actually shortening your life , we would get the hint. Many of us depend on diet pop to give us the nice hit of sweetness we’re looking for, without actually taking the hit in calories. But, as we outlined in the blog post, diet pop can be as bad for your overall health as regular varieties. From generally having more caffeine than read more…

How to Stop Making it So Difficult to Lose Weight

Posted: October 7, 2016

Anyone who has tried to lose weight, regardless of what method they used, knows that it’s not easy. Yes, in the first few of weeks of a diet or exercise plan, when you lose the easy water weight, you feel like you’ve conquered your personal battle of the bulge. But then reality sets in, the next few pounds are more difficult and, after that, losing weight becomes a mammoth chore where every pound seems twice as difficult to lose as read more…