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Best Diets for 2019

Here we are, at the beginning of yet another year. Does it feel like a fresh start for you? It does for me! A new year is a clean slate as we put behind all that happened in 2018. Well, that which you’d rather leave in the past, that is! Forgive all wrongdoings and look towards a more positive future. Do you make resolutions still? How’s that working for you? I think it’s likely not. […]

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Diets of 2017 – What’s Effective and Sustainable

There are so many diets out there and there has been a round out of the diets of 2017 in the news lately, so I thought I’d break them down into what’s effective and sustainable. Whole30 This diet is a 30-day program with NO deviations. Once you’re on it, you can’t cheat even with a lick, otherwise, you break the healing cycle of resetting your body of any food, skin or seasonal allergies. Cutting out […]

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Troubleshooting Your Health and Wellness

You may have heard me talk about a health concern, a type of diet or a supplement or protein powder on TV, radio or in an article or blog post and you want to know more. Or maybe you read an article and are now wondering what you can do to improve your health or the symptoms that are impacting your quality of life. I see many people who read about a new supplement and […]

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Best Calorie Counting Apps

Calories are the units used to measure the energy value of food. Some say when it comes to dieting, it’s energy in versus energy out. There’s a bit more to it, but that’s pretty much why we weigh what we do, and why calorie counting can be a helpful tool. Figuring out how many calories you need just to live comes in your basal metabolic rate (BMR). BMR measures functions like breathing, circulation and cell […]

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Weight Loss Round Up

It’s almost the end of January and one year since Jerry Agar started on his weight loss journey. I’ll check in with him tomorrow for a final number of how much he has lost. If you’re curious, tune in and listen to our segment. Feeling inspired? How long have you been wanting to shed some weight? Feel fitter? Have more energy and not feel like you’re dragging yourself through the day? Did you make changes […]

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Answers to male versus female weight loss

Ladies, ever put yourself on a diet at the same time as your man and he loses more in a week than you do in a month? I’ve got answers.  Guys, do you wonder what all the fuss, angst and drama is about your woman trying to lose weight? Can’t she just do like you do? Cut back and it all falls off? Yes, I’ve got your back too. Women are 10 percent more likely […]

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Intermittent Fasting Basics

Intermittent fasting is not a diet with specific foods that are eaten or avoided. Instead, it’s a different way of eating – scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent fasting doesn’t change what you eat, it changes when you eat. You’ve just eaten, and your body is digesting and absorbing for 3-5 hours afterwards. It’s very hard for your body to burn fat, because your insulin levels are high. […]

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Spring Clean Your Diet

A breeze of warm spring air, for some, stirs an urge to purge and spring-clean. Clearing out cupboards, tossing what’s not useful anymore and re-organizing the home. In the kitchen, spring-cleaning can include a clear out of expired food packages in the cupboard and lingering at the back of the fridge but also re-arrange what’s on the menu to lighter, more colourful, simpler fare.     The end of the winter season of comforting meals, and […]