Nutrition

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…

5 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Posted: December 5, 2018

As the 2019 Holiday Season approaches, it’s not the hap-hap-happiest time of year for everyone. If weight management is a challenge for you, the holiday season can seem like sheer torture. Temptations are everywhere, including office parties, family gatherings and hanging with your friends. Get Strategic About Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain this Season First, nothing will make it easy to get through the holidays with your weight loss program intact. But by being more deliberate in your approach to holiday 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…

“One of the Best Weight Loss Tips in the World”

Posted: November 8, 2018

There’s a reason that scientists look for signs of water on other planets to decide if life might exist there. Without water, life, at least as we know it, can’t happen. That makes water sort of important. But water doesn’t just keep us alive, it makes our lives so much better in many ways. None of this is news to our customers. We’ve told you about some of the benefits of water in previous blog posts. And drinking eight glasses of water a 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…

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…

Make Weight Loss Easier By Adopting these Little Eating Habits

Posted: September 24, 2018

First, we didn’t say ‘make weight loss easy’! We definitely don’t want to let you down with false hope about your weight loss. Healthily losing weight takes a long term commitment. But if there is any hope in the title, it is that not everything about weight loss has to be a big change to your life. Successful weight loss is the combination of a number of factors and some of those are relatively easy to do. In fact, many read more…

Is Garcinia Cambogia Extract Your Missing Link to Sustained Weight Loss?

Posted: September 10, 2018

Losing weight is really quite easy. In fact, you might lose weight today, even if you’re not trying. Your body weight can shift as much as a few pounds from day to day. And when you do go on a formal weight loss program, you always have good results off the top as you get rid of water weight. But sustained weight loss, keeping the weight off after the diet or program is over, is not very easy at all. 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…

How Losing Weight Can Be Easier Than You Think

Posted: July 16, 2018

Yeah, right. You’ve seen the words ‘easy’ and ‘lose weight’ in the same sentence before. And when you followed the plan to ‘easily lose weight’. You probably didn’t lose as much weight as you hoped. You probably didn’t stay at your lower weight for as long as you hoped, and no part of the whole thing was ‘easy’. Losing Weight is Never Easy Think about it. Think about how long you’ve had extra weight that you would like to live read more…

Ways to Use Mindful Eating to Help You Lose More Weight

Posted: June 14, 2018

We’ve told you before about how eating ‘mindlessly’, including emotional eating, can make it more difficult to lose weight. So it stands to reason that by practicing more mindful eating, it can help you lose weight. We chose our words carefully in that first paragraph. In our search for ways to lose weight, we tend to gravitate to anything that promises big results, especially sooner than later. Make no mistake, there are studies that show mindful eating can produce weight loss results. Mindful Eating Isn’t read more…