The first steps to reaching your target weight

The first steps to reaching your target weight

Do you think you might be too heavy? You’re not alone. According to official figures, more than half of us are overweight and one in four is obese. Why? We tend to... Read more »
Why crash dieting often doesn't work

Why crash dieting often doesn’t work

The latest dieting craze may seem attractive, but often these diets are only a set-up for failure or worse. Here’s why. The trouble with fad diets Skip the fad diets. They simply... Read more »



The importance of using the body mass index

The importance of using the body mass index

Canadians spend billions each year on prescription diet drugs, weight-loss surgery, diet programs, weight-loss supplements, health clubs, diet drinks and artificial sweeteners ― though many claims for these weight-loss methods are exaggerated.... Read more »
11 simple weight-loss tips

11 simple weight-loss tips

You probably already know that most quick weight-loss plans are not really sustainable. You’re better off finding everyday things you can do and forget the diets. Follow these proven actions and watch... Read more »
How to stay healthy when Mexican is on the menu

How to stay healthy when Mexican is on the menu

Despite the deep-fried, crispy tortilla chips and the prevalence of sour cream and cheese as toppings, Mexican food can be healthy if you know what to order. Here’s how to build a... Read more »
Tips for controlling portion sizes at home

Tips for controlling portion sizes at home

It’s easy to overeat without even thinking about it if you’re not carefully watching your portion sizes. If you want to keep yourself healthy, there are easy ways to tweak your household... Read more »
5 tips on protein and weight loss

5 tips on protein and weight loss

If you’re thinking about doing some serious dieting, you need to know what foods can help you keep an eye on your weight. These 5 tips will give you everything you need... Read more »
A simple guide to losing weight in a group

A simple guide to losing weight in a group

Big-gulp drinks, double bacon cheeseburgers, super-size fries — it’s no secret that portion sizes have ballooned in recent years and that options for quick food fixes are seemingly limitless. How can anyone... Read more »
How to keep the weight off after dieting

How to keep the weight off after dieting

Lasting weight loss is more about eating adjustments than it is following an intense short-term program. Here are some tips that can give your permanent weight loss efforts the edge you need... Read more »
Diet advice: what you need to know about cutting calories

Diet advice: what you need to know about cutting calories

You’ve heard it before: calories are the key to weight-loss success (or failure). Consume less than you burn, and the pounds will vanish like last night’s cheeseburger. Simple, right? Actually, no. Calorie... Read more »