Wellness Tips

Ending Obesity: How To Tip the Scales in Your Favour

Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America — so much so that it has been called a “western disease.”

It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different communities—including communities of color, communities with high levels of poverty, and adults with lower education levels.

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Is Exercise Even More Important Than Diet?

Most of us understand “exercise is important.” But when it’s time to actually exercise, all kinds of more important things pop up. Maybe it’s a late-running business meeting or call. Maybe it’s the next episode of our favorite Netflix series. Read More

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Fabulous Fibre: Rich in Health Benefits

For many of us, “dietary fiber” conjures up images of bran muffins, granola, and breads. While these foods contain valuable fiber, many are very high in carbohydrates. So what’s a dieter to do? How do we maintain a lower carb Read More

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Savvy Sleep Tips Take You From “Good Night” to “Great Night”

The lights are out. The room is quiet. But the sheep you are counting are having a rave party and will not cooperate. When you finally fall asleep, you awaken periodically throughout the night. And when morning comes, you’re trapped Read More

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1/3 of Americans Are On Diets… But is it Enough to Reverse the Obesity Epidemic?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), US obesity rates are higher than ever. This is a major health problem because excess weight damages the body. From Type 2 diabetes to heart disease to hypertension and much more, it’s Read More

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Spicy Food: Today’s Hot Health Trend

Everyone remembers their first time… Was your first time consuming a whole hot pepper a “pepper challenge?” That dare from a friend over Mexican or Thai food and a drink or two? If so, chances are the first sensation you Read More

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Are There Any Good Sugar Substitutes?

Sugar is… everywhere. And as rates of diabetes and cancer skyrocket, experts are sounding the alarm. According to the American Heart Association, women should consume no more than 25 grams of sugar per day, men no more than 38 grams, Read More

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Living An Unhealthy Lifestyle? Why The Time to Change is Now

Many people in modern society live an unhealthy lifestyle. That fact is no longer in doubt. What is still not clear is the amount of damage such lifestyles have on an individual, on his or her immediate family, and on Read More

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Intermittent Fasting: Why Eating Less Benefits You More

When you hear the term “fasting,” do you picture Gandhi bravely undertaking one of his 17 hunger fasts to bring attention to his cause? Or do you think of it as a necessary part of certain religious observances? Do you Read More

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Fighting Food Waste Means Saving Money (And Quite Possibly The Planet)

It’s the buffet at our favorite restaurant. The dumpster in back of the local grocery. It’s our plates and compost bins that runneth over. Food waste is a sad and largely unavoidable fact of life. At a time when many Read More

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