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Make Halloween the Start of Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Posted: October 3, 2019

  Whether or not your eating habits are the greatest, you want your children’s habits to be better. But considering that sweets are tied to celebrating almost every holiday throughout the year, from Easter chocolates to Thanksgiving desserts, it can get tough to maintain healthy eating habits for kids. Oh yeah, and then there’s Halloween. That one day a year when we send our children out to get free candy from just about every house in the neighbourhood. There’s probably read more…

Why You Get Food Cravings and How to Get Rid of Them

Posted: September 30, 2019

It could be because you always go for a smoothie after work. Or chocolate seems to be the one thing that can take your stress away. Or sometimes you just have to eat a pretzel, or potato chips or cocktail peanuts.  When you feel like you just need to eat or drink a certain thing, and you just can’t do anything to get rid of them, you’re in the midst of a craving. Cravings are normal. They don’t mean you’re read more…

How To Lose Weight By Not Focusing On Weight Loss

Posted: September 21, 2019

Do you know how to lose weight?  If you look at the numbers of people who do it, going on a weight-loss diet is the answer. In one online survey conducted in 2017, 42% of Canadian adults said they went on a diet in the past year with the specific intent of losing weight.  But, despite almost half of us going on weight loss diets, Statistics Canada says that over 60% of adult Canadians are overweight or obese. So it looks like the weight-loss diet thing read more…

How to Ruin a Great Weight Loss Diet

Posted: September 14, 2019

Maybe you’ve had some luck with a keto diet. Or maybe you’ve just started eating healthier, balanced meals. If you managed to lose weight and keep it off so far, you’re having more success than most. But, while it’s a great accomplishment, it can become a problem. A problem that most people who are trying to manage their weight aren’t prepared for.  Losing your excess body weight is really just the first step towards living your life at a lower read more…

3 Insightful Things You Can Include in a Food Journal

Posted: August 30, 2019

Anyone who has put in any serious effort to manage their weight knows the benefits of keeping a written journal of what they eat every day. You can get a much better idea of your eating habits by seeing them in writing. And, depending on what information you include in a food journal, you can get surprisingly deep insights that can reveal not just what you eat, but why you’re eating and why you may be overeating Try Tracking the read more…

4 Fast Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Management

Posted: August 25, 2019

Just the words “snack food” sound tempting. Snacks are delicious and fun to eat, and they’re just a snack after all, right? Except poor snack food choices can shipwreck even the most disciplined, healthy, balanced diet.   The following fast, healthy snack food ideas will not only let you avoid the added sugar, salt and unhealthy fats of processed snacks, they’ll help you keep your weight management on track too.   Try These Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Ideas It’s not read more…

How To Break A Weight Loss Plateau

Posted: July 12, 2019

Why is weight loss so difficult?! Even when you find a way to steadily lose weight with a healthy, balanced diet, suddenly, one week, the weight loss just stops. You haven’t changed a thing and, honest to goodness, you haven’t cheated. You’ve hit a weight loss plateau, which is very common. Fortunately, there are ways to break a weight loss plateau. Unfortunately, the slow down or even a reversal in your weight loss can be so discouraging that you stop read more…

The Connection Between Sleep Deprivation & Weight Loss

Posted: June 30, 2019

You gotta check all the latest updates in Instagram before you go to sleep. And you make it a habit to be first into the office in the morning. It’s all part of everyday life. But the connection between sleep deprivation and weight loss means your everyday habits could be making it more difficult to lose weight, or, even worse, it could promote weight gain. How Sleep Deprivation Affects Weight Loss At first, it can be difficult to see how read more…

3 Hemp Seed Oil Benefits

Posted: April 9, 2019

Despite the fact that it’s now legal, there’s still lots of confusion and/or stigma around using anything associated with marijuana. Hemp seed oil is a great example. Long used in many eastern cultures as a multi-purpose remedy, it isn’t nearly as well accepted in the west. But when you look at the number of well documented and commonly accepted health benefits and the limited side effects of hemp seed oil you’ll wonder why you haven’t tried it sooner. Benefits of read more…

Best Ways To Lose Weight Over 50

Posted: February 20, 2019

What the heck happens when you hit 50?! Sure, there are lots of hormonal changes, menopause and what not, but it seems like they all end up in weight gain. Regardless of what the cause, many women find that its more difficult to maintain a healthy weight as they age. And that’s why we’ve put together the list below of the best ways to lose weight over 50 years old. 3 of the Best Weight Loss Tips for Over 50s 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…

How Do Busy Moms Lose Weight?

Posted: January 15, 2019

It’s the eternal question of motherhood and weight loss. Weight loss is a full-time pursuit. Motherhood takes up more time than you have. Not to mention the stress, joy, and pain of it all. So how do busy moms lose weight? 5 Ways that Busy Moms Can Lose Weight Of course, your children come first before all else. But that doesn’t mean you need to accept that ‘baby weight’ and not do anything about it. In fact, by trying some read more…