Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Globe & Mail: I lost 30 pounds for my wedding. How do I keep the weight off now that it’s over?

The question: I lost 30 pounds before my wedding. I don’t want to slip back into old habits now that I am married. I want to lose a final five pounds. Any advice? The answer: Going forward, try not to … Continue reading

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Latest Newsletter – May 2014

The May Newsletter is available! Check it out for a great recipe using tofu and coconut oil. And of course the Exercise of the Month! Read the Newsletter.

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Globe & Mail: Can shows like The Biggest Loser provide healthy motivation?

The question: I am curious about your take on The Biggest Loser controversy last month. Everyone was saying the winner lost too much weight. There was so much backlash against her. I tend to like the show and find it … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: How do I avoid gaining weight on vacation?

The question: I am going on a vacation and I seem to always gain three to five pounds when I am away. Help! I want to enjoy myself, but I don’t want to come home and feel gross. The answer: … Continue reading

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Find a Health and Fitness Buddy for Success

Improved health doesn’t “just happen.” Everyone needs to find ways to set themselves up for health and fitness success. The more ways, the better! One method of ‘setting yourself up for success’ is to find a health buddy to help you stay … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: I want to work out, but my friends just want to eat and drink

The question: I recently lost 30 pounds, but my friends are not being supportive. In fact, sometimes I think they are trying to sabotage my success by encouraging me to go out for dinner and drinks and skip my workouts. … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: Will menu calorie counts really make you more healthy?

The question: What do you think of Ontario’s proposal to list calories on chain restaurant menus? The answer: Exercising discipline at a restaurant takes so much self-control. No one needs the frustration of picking the “healthy” option only to learn … Continue reading

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An unusual smoothie

Broccoli Beet Smoothie from HEAL Nutrition: An unusual smoothie with high nutrition and good taste! Get the Recipe

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Red Thai Beef

From HEAL Nutrition: A one-pot yummy stew loaded with nutrition. Get the recipe.

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Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Thanks to HEAL Nutrition for this recipe. In their own words: “So good I had to make them twice since I ate them before I snapped a picture. Balanced enough to be breakfast cookies.” Get the Recipe

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