Tag: Weight Loss

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The 3 Most Popular Weight Loss Trends

Miraculous techniques and products are advertised almost everywhere, touting their fast and impressive weight loss properties. But are they really effective? Let’s get a clearer picture on the top 3 popular trends aimed at weight loss right now.

Maintaining Your Weight Loss Long-Term, Is it Possible?

23 April, 2018 No Comments

Until now, the majority of studies have told us that after a restrictive diet, people tend to return to their usual weight, even when weight loss has been significant. This slightly fatalistic statement could be put in question following a recent study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology. This study concludes that, if weight […]

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Weight or Waist: Which is the Most Important?

5 February, 2018 No Comments

Did you know that it is possible to have a normal weight while still having a high body fat percentage and an increased risk of developing chronic disease? An excess of fat, especially around the stomach, is associated with a higher risk of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, fatty liver, sleep apnea and cancers. Heart conditions are […]

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The Super Bowl: Altar of Sporting Events or Just A Cheat Day?

Think only women fall into the trap of popular diets, deprivation and the yoyo effect? Think again! This article is directed at you, guys. What’s the link between the Super Bowl, the major sporting event 1 out of every 2 Canadians tune into, during which every dietary excess is allowed? You may notice that falling […]

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3 Reasons Why Detox Diets Don’t Work

7 January, 2018 No Comments

Detox diets are the trend on social media, especially after the holidays when we feel bloated, fat, and are so motivated to keep our new year’s resolutions. They include among others juice fasts, as well as supplements and weight loss diets of all kinds. They are often expensive, and promise quick results by adding magic […]

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Intuitive Eating: Dieting the Easy Way

When it comes to weight loss, Canadians spend a lot. In 2014, 6,09 billion American dollars were spent on the diet industry and it’s thought the market should reach 8,33 billion in 2019. With this stupefying amount of money spent, you might expect that people would be slimmer. Unfortunately, the statistics are rather bad…

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Eat Better in 5 Easy Steps

31 December, 2017 No Comments

Eating well is key to good health, everyone knows that. But without time and energy, how can we improve our habits and sustain these changes long term? I asked my colleagues at the SOSCuisine’s Nutrition Team their simplest tips to eat well. They can be summarized in 5 steps. I suggest you start by following […]

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5 Tips to Get Back Into Exercise After The Holidays

31 December, 2017 2 Comments

Do you want to get back into exercise after the holidays? Whether you’re new to exercise or you took a break for a few weeks, don’t worry about being out of shape. Follow these tips to get back on the right track, quickly.

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Can Fasting Help Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease?

21 December, 2017 No Comments

As mentioned in my article Fasting to Live Longer?, I will now talk to you about the role of fasting in weight loss and weight management, in some chronic illnesses and in cancer.

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Santa Claus belly is contagious!

23 November, 2017 No Comments

It’s that time of the year again, where alcohol and food flow together in never ending parties. Who was never told: ‘‘I know you want another piece of cake, come on, it’s the holidays!’’ Without really thinking, we loosen up our pants and gobble it up even though we know we should have stopped after […]

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How much water should you drink per day?

14 September, 2017 No Comments

If you, like most people, have asked yourself, your parents, your friends or a health professional how many glasses of water you need to drink per day, you are in the right place. We hear so many different numbers for the amount of water and liquids we need to drink. Sometimes it’s 6-8 glasses/day, sometimes coffee […]

TOP 10: Weight Loss Recipes

27 February, 2017 No Comments

The hardest part about losing weight is often sticking to a diet. That’s why it’s best to make sustainable lifestyle changes that you can turn into good habits. Things like eating breakfast and replacing unhealthy snacks with good ones can help you to lose weight and keep it off without constantly counting calories or depriving […]