Why do we Yo-Yo?

Posted in Losing Weight

The most discouraging outcome for those of us who want to lose weight is regaining it all back once it’s gone. Unfortunately, this happens more often than we would hope, leaving us trapped in a yo-yo cycle of weight loss and weight regain. What if we increased our awareness? And discovered why some of us [...]

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The Cost of Your Health

Posted in Weight Loss Surgery

When it comes to weight loss solutions, a factor commonly overlooked is cost. And no, we are not just talking about the endless amounts of money you are spending; we are also referring to the cost of your health. Spending on Weight Loss According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, young Canadians, ages 20 to [...]

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Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Posted in Living Healthy

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canada represents one of the highest qualities of life in the world, with good marks in health, education, income and happiness. About eighty-two percent of Canadians stated that on an average day they have a greater amount of positive experiences such as feelings of rest, [...]

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How to Overcome Your Body’s Worst Enemy

Posted in Losing Weight

Eating awareness plays a critical role in your efforts to lose weight. Recent studies show that mindless eating is one of the chief reasons why so many people have a hard time shedding off the pounds, despite their best efforts. Take a look at Anna Richardson’s TV special Secret Eaters. Aside from providing some serious [...]

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Fruits and Vegetables: Are They Helping You Lose Weight?

Posted in Diet & Nutrition

If you are trying to lose weight, you are probably always looking for diet tricks that can make your job easier. Often, these strategies involve restricting your diet, but one tip to help you lose weight is to eat more fruits and vegetables. Not only do these food groups help you with your weight loss [...]

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Is Lack of Sleep Making You Gain Weight?

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Your diet and exercise routines are the biggest factors in controlling your weight, but sleep also has important effects. Do not get discouraged if you are eating right and working out without seeing the results you want. First, take a look at your sleep habits, because they can be interfering with weight loss. The Link [...]

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Gaining Weight with Every Bite

Posted in Diet & Nutrition

Imagine if you saw the immediate and quantitative consequences of everything you did in life? Would you still do a lot of the things you do now? With not so much as an afterthought? Let’s take our food choices for example; after all, we do live in a fast paced society that revels in the [...]

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Take Back Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day is for expressing your love for that special someone in your life as you may exchange gifts and spend some extra time together. Many people also show their appreciation for their friends, family members, and coworkers. If you feel that marketing has made Valentine’s Day too impersonal, you may need to make an [...]

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Did the Biggest Loser Lose Too Much?

Posted in Weightloss

Did Biggest Loser Rachel Frederickson Go Too Far? In the reality television show “The Biggest Loser,” overweight contestants compete to lose the greatest percentage of body weight. The contestant who loses the highest percentage of his or her body weight over the course of the show wins a $250,000 prize and the title of “The [...]

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Portion Sizes Are Ballooning – And So Are Our Waistlines

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There’s a huge misconception out there about how food portion sizes have changed over the years. Contrary to what you might presume about restaurants and food makers paring down portion sizes in order to save money, portion sizes aren’t getting any smaller. In fact, they’re getting bigger with every passing year. And as a result, [...]

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