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Studies Show Ditch the Bagel and Eat Eggs to Lose Weight

Posted: June 5, 2018

First, it was eggs are good for you; then they were high in cholesterol and not so good, then that didn’t matter. Now we start hearing about eggs for weight loss. What is it with eggs that their story keeps changing so often? Just in case you’re concerned about cholesterol, eggs and your health , the results of most recent studies tend to show that eggs weren’t as bad for cholesterol levels in our bodies as once thought. In fact, many studies find little read more…

What to Do the Day After You Indulge & Overeat

Posted: May 8, 2018

When you’re trying to lose weight , you face temptations every day, not just during the holidays and special occasions. That means the potential for you to overeat, either intentionally or without really being conscious of it, is present every day. The most important thing to do if and when you overeat is to not let it ruin your weight management efforts. Yes, it can bring you down, make you feel like you’ll never be slim and even upset your stomach. But you’re only read more…

3 Seemingly Healthy Eating Habits that Might be Packing on the Pounds

Posted: April 30, 2018

Healthier eating habits is the first step towards successful weight loss. when you combine healthier eating with more activity in an effective weight management strategy, you get the golden ‘one -two punch’ of weight loss, which is to healthily reduce how many calories you eat while increasing how many calories you burn. But sometimes the ‘healthy’ eating habits we adopt, while making perfect sense in theory, can actually make you gain weight . To give you a better idea of what we mean, let’s read more…

5 Unusual Weight Loss Tips – Part 1

Posted: April 15, 2018

If you’ve ever seriously tried to lose weight before, the title of this post might not seem so odd. You’ll know there’s nothing ‘usual’ about weight loss. While fad diets, magazine articles and the advice of family and friends might all tell you that one thing or another will ‘blast away the pounds’. Everyone is different. That’s why you might find that many the ‘usual’ ways to lose weight don’t work for you. So while we’re calling the weight loss read more…

5 Big Benefits of Weight Loss – Other Than Losing Weight

Posted: March 26, 2018

One of the biggest reasons why weight loss can be so difficult for many of us is that we make it only about losing weight. You might want to lose weight because wedding season is coming up, or you’re planning a vacation down south or you’re simply tired of carrying around the extra weight and the stigma it can bring. But regardless of why you want to lose it, you’ll probably focus all your efforts on reaching a certain target read more…

Why Sleep is so Important for Losing Weight & How to Get More of It – Part 2

Posted: February 27, 2018

A good night’s sleep does a lot more than help you look your best and feel great. In Part 1 of Why Sleep is so Important for Losing Weight & How to Get More of It we told you about how a good night’s sleep actually helps you reduce the levels of fat in your body. And we pointed out that, in addition to losing all the advantages of a good night’s sleep, a lack of sleep can increase your feelings of hunger, decrease your feeling of being full and actually change how your fat cells store fat read more…

How Weight Loss Can Be More About Your Mind than Your Body

Posted: January 15, 2018

How do you feel when you look in the mirror? If you’re overweight, the feelings you have might even make you avoid mirrors. Just a glimpse of your reflection in a store window can instantly ruin a good mood, or make you downright depressed. How do you feel when you try a weight-reduction diet and it doesn’t work as well as you expected? Frustration isn’t the word. You wouldn’t be blamed for feelings of hopelessness, the sense that you’ll never read more…

A 2018 Weight Loss New Year’s Resolution: Stop Trying to Do the Wrong Thing Better

Posted: December 18, 2017

Despite how much you here about them in conversation and in the media, New Year’s resolutions aren’t as popular as you might think. A recent poll shows that less than a third of Canadians make a resolution and, of those, almost three-quarters end up breaking their resolutions. According to the poll, living a healthier lifestyle, including managing your weight, is the leading New Year’s resolution. But, if losing weight is your New Year’s resolution, there’s even more bad news about your chances of success. In addition read more…

How to Manage your Emotional Eating to Help Manage Your Weight

Posted: November 24, 2017

We all do it. Even if you’re slim as a rake, if you spot a favourite food after not having it for a while, you can get excited about the flavour you’ve missed and scarf it down before anyone knows its there. That’s just one example of emotional eating. And we could fill lots of blog posts with other examples. Having a bad day at work, or a good one; relationship problems and relationship success; a sad movie and the read more…

11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 2

Posted: November 16, 2017

You see them in magazines, on TV and on the web. Weight loss success stories seem to be everywhere. But, if you’ve always struggled with your weight or with eating a healthy diet, they can be frustrating. They can make you feel like you’re the only one who can’t find success. But, as we learned in “11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 1 ”, by reading about weight loss successes, and failures, can give you the lessons and motivation that helps you turn read more…

11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 1

Posted: November 7, 2017

It can make you just avoid weight loss journey success stories. It feels like you’ve tried everything they talk about in all the stories, but you’ve never been able to get the same results. But reading about the efforts, successes, and failures, of other who are trying to reach the same goals as you are can give you yet one more level of motivation, perhaps the one that finally pushes you to enjoy your own success. Make no mistake. Many read more…

5 Healthy Ways to Control Your Appetite

Posted: September 14, 2017

You know if you want to lose weight, you need to eat less, or eat healthier foods, or use a combination of the two. But there’s one problem. When you’re hungry, no one better get in your way. You gotta eat. If you want to put a label on the problem, it’s your appetite. Simply put, your appetite is your desire to eat. Whether it’s because you haven’t eaten all day, or you just can’t resist chocolate, your appetite kicks read more…