Weight Loss

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…

Forget These Metabolism Myths if You Want to Lose More Weight

Posted: August 14, 2018

Understanding how to healthily and sustainably lose weight can be difficult if you believe in quick weight loss diets. But understanding metabolism can be tough for just about everyone. That lack of understanding can lead to misconceptions about metabolism. The problem is that those misconceptions can make it more difficult to lose weight. What is Metabolism? Metabolism is the conversion of the energy in the food you eat into the energy your body’s cells need to perform their functions. That read more…

Are You Gaining Weight Because You’re Trying to Lose Weight?

Posted: August 7, 2018

If you’re overweight, there’s a darn good chance you’ve tried to lose the extra pounds many times. Many, many, many times. And you’ve probably had no shortage of advice on how to do it from magazine articles, websites, friends, your mother, and a few people you didn’t even ask. So how’d all those weight loss attempts work for you? Probably not how you hoped. But it’s not all your fault. Weight loss is not a simple, one time proposition. 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…

The One Thing You Need to Successfully Lose Weight

Posted: July 6, 2018

Why do you want to lose weight? Do you want to really rock an outfit at an upcoming soirée? Do you want to be healthier and more energetic? Or do you just want to stop feeling down every time you see yourself in the mirror? Of course, having a clear reason or goal to help you lose weight is important. But there’s a downside. Most of the goals we choose for weight loss are far off in the future. Losing read more…

The New York Times Key to Weight Loss is Missing the Point

Posted: July 6, 2018

The New York Times posted an article last February titled “The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds” . Our first response was to wonder why it took the New York Times (NYT), and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), who produced the study, so long to arrive at a solution that we’ve been offering our clients all along. It also made us wonder if they didn’t think that healthy eating was a key to weight loss, what were they thinking? Their key to weight loss read more…

Why Changing your Perception of Weight loss is so Important

Posted: June 28, 2018

Hands up everyone who loves trying to lose weight. Anyone? Hello? OK, moving right along; there’s a really interesting irony to the fact that virtually no one likes trying to lose weight. To see what we mean, here’s another call for a show of hands. Hands up everyone who would love to lose weight. OK. OK. You can stop now. We get it. While lots of people would love to lose weight, just about no one likes to go through read more…

The Biggest Reason Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Posted: June 21, 2018

How many times have you tried to lose weight? How many weight loss diets have you been on? Bought any gym memberships? Or made arrangements with a friend to go walking a couple nights a week? It’s like you’ve tried everything. And still, you struggle to manage your weight. Why You Haven’t Been Able to Stay on Track for Weight Loss Think about any other physical change you might want or need to make. Let’s say you fall and twist 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…

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…

How Bentonite Powder Helps Your Liver Help You Stay Healthy

Posted: May 25, 2018

Many of those who have ‘detoxed’ their bodies don’t realize that the body does a great job of detoxing itself. In fact, in addition to the many other roles it plays in you body (at least 500 by some estimates!). Your liver is a powerful detoxifier and your body’s main ‘filtration system’. But how do you clean that filter; or detoxify the great detoxifier? The Benefits of Bentonite Powder It can raise a few questions when people hear that bentonite powder comes from bentonite read more…

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential for Weight Loss Success

Posted: May 9, 2018

When you’re trying to lose weight and get rid of fat. It can be difficult to get your head around the idea that you need ‘good’ fats to live, and there are none better for your health and weight than essential fatty acids (EFAs). What Are Essential Fatty Acids? Like we said, your body needs good fats, mostly for energy. The body can synthesize , or make, most of the fats it needs from a healthy, balanced diet. There are two essential fatty acids, those the body also read more…