Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition

Obesity Will Surpass Smoking as Biggest CV Risk Factor

Written by: Marlene Busko OTTAWA, ON — Within a year, obesity will overtake smoking as the number-one modifiable cardiovascular disease ...
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Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Make You Gain Weight

While people often choose “diet” or “light” products to lose weight, research studies suggest that artificial sweeteners may contribute to ...
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I’m stuck and can’t lose more weight!

Even if you are following a dietary and exercise plan, nearly everyone reaches a point where they become “stuck” at ...
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Weight Loss by the Numbers

The formula for weight loss is really very easy: Simply consume fewer calories than you need in order to maintain ...
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Women at Risk for Cancer Due to Sugary Drinks

A new study out in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention reports that the more sugar-sweetened beverages a woman ...
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Ideal Protein – Lose fat not muscle

Primarily Promotes Fat Loss, While Supporting Muscle Mass; Education for Post Diet Weight Maintenance; One-on-one Weight Loss Coaching; Delicious food ...
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Maintaining Weight Loss as Important as Losing

When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be ...
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Top 5 Food Cravings and What They Mean

Food Cravings and What they Mean Is your body telling you what it needs? Dehydration and Malnutrition Many times food ...
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Adrenal Health – Fighting Fatigue and Weight Gain

Do you frequently wake up between 2:00-3:00 in the morning? Do you need an afternoon nap to recharge your batteries? ...
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Carbohydrates Explained – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about what most of us think about when we hear the word “carbs”—that is, primarily ...
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Natural Sources of Protein that Don’t Make You Gain Weight

Skip the BBQ, get healthier protein from these sources: Land animal sources of protein should be limited in your diet ...
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Carbohydrates Explained – Part 1

We hear a lot about carbohydrates lately, and we get a lot of conflicting information. high-carb diet low-carb diet paleo diet ...
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Yogurt, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

For many years, yogurt has been considered a healthy diet food. It’s popularity has increased over time and thousand of flavors and ...
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Obesity Linked to Cancer

A new research study published in the British Medical Journal has found strong evidence linking obesity and the development of ...
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New! Active Health Joins the Shape Reclaimed Family!

SHAPE ReClaimed for Extraordinary Results! SHAPE ReClaimed™ isn’t your typical dietary product that generally leads to hunger, tiredness and failure ...
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Coconut Oil for Weight Loss

Coconut Oil May Be the Latest Weapon in the Battle of the "Bulge" Americans seem to be on a constant battle ...
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Migraine Headache Pain Triggers

Migraine headaches are frequently "triggered" by the foods we eat The best way to identify foods that may be triggering ...
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Health Benefits of Going Organic – Just the Facts

Step into any grocery store and you are sure to be bombarded with signs promoting the health benefits of going ...
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Healthy Lifestyles – “Flaxseed Oil”

Healing Benefits for Many Diseases An excellent source of Omega 3 oil is flax seed oil. Flax seed oil has been shown ...
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Are Herbicides (Glyphosate) and its Use Waging War on Our Gut and Microbiome?

For years, there has been an argument by anti-GMO campaigners that the popular herbicide glyphosate and its use in GMO ...
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