Tag: Weight Loss
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
***To make this article easier to read, I use the term sweetener(s) to cover non nutritional/artificial/synthetic sweeteners.*** With the arrival of the new year and the resolutions that are taken at this time, losing weight is often a priority for many. This article doesn’t focus on weight loss itself, as we have already covered this […]
Are you able to enjoy Halloween candy without over-doing it? Did you know that how we approach Halloween treats is how we will approach other food temptations? This topic is important since every holiday (ie. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, Easter) has food temptations. The good news is that we do not have to […]