Food

Make These Foods Part of Your Diet Plan After 40

Posted: March 5, 2019

It’s no secret that women over 40 go through a number of unavoidable changes in life. From the hot flashes suffered by menopausal women, to lower activity levels that make losing weight a tougher task than it already is, if you’ve hit the big 4-0, you better be ready for it all. But you don’t have to take it all sitting down. In fact, getting active, doing some strength training and putting together healthy meal plans can all deliver lots read more…

How to Eat More Healthy Comfort Food

Posted: February 12, 2019

What is your idea of ‘comfort food’? For some, it might be a nice warm soup on a cold winter evening. For others, only an old standby, like mac and cheese, offers the flavours and familiarity they crave. And still others might consider anything they eat while they watch TV or read a book to be their comfort food. Regardless of what you think it to be, if you’re trying to manage your weight, you should make sure you only read more…

How to Stay Motivated to Eat Healthy Foods

Posted: January 22, 2019

Even if you ever managed to improve your diet and eat healthy meals, there’s a good chance you slipped back, and least a little bit, into your old eating habits. But don’t beat yourself up. Changing your diet and trying to lose weight is not easy. The secret to success may just be in learning how to stay motivated to eat healthy foods in the long term. 3 Ways to Find the Motivation for Ongoing Healthy Eating One of the read more…

Here’s a Healthy Grocery List for Weight Loss That’s Under $50

Posted: January 8, 2019

Sure, you’d love to eat healthy meals. But eating healthily seems to be more expensive, right? Wrong. In fact, if you want to spend the least possible amount at the grocery store, you should buy only simple, healthy foods, like fruits and vegetables, and make your own meals. And you can create a healthy grocery list for weight loss that comes in at under $50.00 . Before You Make Your Grocery Shopping List If you’re not sure about what to include on on a healthy read more…

How Does A Food Pyramid Help Individuals Eat A Healthy Diet?

Posted: December 27, 2018

Even for those of us who want to eat a balanced diet, how to do so can be a challenge. Yes, you know that maybe you should eat more vegetables and less salty or sugary snacks. But just how should individuals plan their diet for healthy eating? What are Food Pyramids? In 1942, Canada introduced its first food pyramid in response to wartime food rationing. The overall goal was to improve the health of Canadians by outlining the right foods, read more…

Why This Healthy Cream of Broccoli Soup is a Nutritional Power Boost

Posted: December 12, 2018

How’s it going between you and broccoli? Sometimes described as looking like a little tree, many people feel broccoli tastes like a tree too. If you’re in the ‘tastes terrible’ camp about broccoli, a healthy cream of broccoli high-protein soup may be the answer. Make Healthy Eating Delicious One reason why changing to a diet of healthier, more nutritious foods is that many people don’t like the taste of it. It’s why your parents had to threaten no desserts or TV when read more…

An Apple a Day Keeps the Weight Away

Posted: November 26, 2018

The old saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been around on one form or another since the mid-1800’s. That means apple’s were well known to be particularly healthy over 150 years ago. And we are still discovering new health benefits of apple’s today. So “an apple a day…” is not just good advice, it keeps getting better all the time. 7 Ways Apples Help Your Health and Weight Loss Here are just a few reasons, new read more…

Do These Three Things to Improve Your Weight Loss Success

Posted: October 29, 2018

You’re great at losing weight. You’ve done it lots of times. Except, if you’re like most people, you’ve put the weight back on, and maybe more. In a way, losing weight isn’t the real problem. Keeping it off and maintaining your lower weight is the real gauge of weight loss success. From thinking it’s as simple as cutting calories, to mindless, emotional eating , we’ve told you about many of the reasons why you might not have been able to stay at read more…

How Your Mindset Helps or Hinders Your Portion Control

Posted: October 16, 2018

It’s all very simple. If you’re overweight, you’ve simply consumed more calories than you’ve burned. It’s all very complex. Making the changes you need in your diet and lifestyle is difficult. Transitioning your body to a lower weight means safely and healthily adjusting long-held eating habits, while ensuring your body gets the energy and nutrition needed for its well being as it struggles with the changes. In other words, you need all the help you can get. The Power of read more…

You Won’t Believe How Many Benefits You Get by Detoxing Your Body

Posted: October 9, 2018

If you’re interested in weight loss and have done your research, you’ve probably come across the idea of detoxing your body. But, like most things about weight loss on the web and in the media, the information can be confusing and contradictory. There are two absolute, undeniable truths about detoxing your body. There are Toxins in Your Body – Through different compounds, chemicals and other harmful agents are everywhere in the environment. You consume them in the food you eat, read more…

How to Love Cheese and Still Lose Weight

Posted: August 28, 2018

One of the down sides to eating a healthier diet for weight loss is giving up many of the foods you love. Most healthy diets include lots of fruits and vegetables, high-protein meats and legumes, and whole grains. If you love to eat cheese, you can look high and low, but you probably won’t find cheese in healthy weight loss diets. But, luckily, that doesn’t mean you have to give up cheese entirely if you want to lose weight. 2 read more…

Why You Must Stop Drinking This to Improve Your Weight Loss and Health

Posted: August 22, 2018

Of course, generally speaking, you tend to be healthier when you lose weight. But the one thing you must stop drinking if you want to lose weight is not only bad for weight loss, it’s very bad for your health, regardless of how much you weigh. It’s a superstar of beverages. Water not included, it’s the fifth most popular drink in the world, after tea, coffee, orange juice and beer. Each person in Canada drank 67 litres of it in read more…