Registered dietitian Michelle Ross offers 10 ways to reduce added sugars in your diet and cut back on unnecessary sugar intake
It may be that you’ve heard a lot of conflicting views on sugar. Registered dietitian Michelle Ross explains what it is and how much you should be having.
Plant-based eating is a hot topic in the media lately. So what’s all the hype about? We break it down to the basics for you.
If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ll probably know that weight loss plateaus can be frustrating. Dietitian Linda Cuda shares advice on how to break through your plateau.
Ready to make a change, know everything you should be doing, yet can’t seem to create momentum? Try these cognitive behaviour techniques and finally reach your weight loss and fitness goals!
Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi discusses the health risks of holding extra weight, and provides some ideas and advice on how to lose those last 10 pounds.
While knowledge can be empowering, knowledge alone does not necessarily translate into healthy living. Research suggests a number of psychological roadblocks can, and often do, sabotage our efforts at healthy living, even if our lives depend on it.
When dietary “trends” come and go like last season’s fashion line-ups, making sense of it all can get a little overwhelming.
Changing behavior toward a goal is one of the most important pieces when trying to reach a target and this doesn’t only relate to weight.
Whether dropping a few extra pounds or cutting down on daily fat intake, most of us need a source of accountability when taking on new health challenges.
Copeman Healthcare physician, Mark Gelfer, MD, CCFP, FCFP, along with Eric Mang, MPA; Tara Duhaney, MHSc and Norm Campbell, MD,FRCPC, address the impact on our health, the health of our children and the action required to address the federal government regulations over the marketing of unhealthy foods.
Not everyone who has tried eliminating gluten from their diets has experienced beneficial change but some have noted health improvements.
A couple of months ago, Brazil launched a new version of their national dietary guidelines which takes a look at food and nutrition in a new and interesting way.
If you’ve been eating the same way your entire life it may be time to re-evaluate your personal menu.
When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.
“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.
Adding healthy habits to your routine or changing unhealthy behaviour can be an easy decision, but how ready are you to make changes and ultimately succeed?
Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.
One of the cheapest and most effective ways to strengthen the heart muscle and improve blood flow throughout the body is through regular exercise.
Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.