The ultimate reward

I have been overweight since I was a child and can trace back the moment I began to associate food with comfort. I lost my brother suddenly when I was 7 years old, and you can timeline my weight gain throughout life with traumatic events. After the loss of my own...
The truth about low-carb diets

The truth about low-carb diets

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve undoubtedly heard of low-carbohydrate or low-carb diets. Most of us have been trained to cut calories, sugars and fats. So, what’s the purpose of cutting carbs – and what foods are high in carbohydrates? Here’s some basic...
Ten easy tips to lose weight

Ten easy tips to lose weight

Didn’t lose the weight you wanted to lose this summer? Maybe you tried a fad diet, and didn’t see the results you hoped for. While many of these diets can provide seemingly fast results, long term weight loss is more about consistency and making small changes...
How body shape impacts your health

How body shape impacts your health

You know that excess body weight can have negative effects on your health. But did you know that where you carry that body weight makes a difference? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about whether they have an “apple” or “pear” shaped body. Or read an article on how...