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Exercise – the wonder drug

Years ago, doctors rarely told people with chronic ailments to exercise because they were unsure of how much physical activity these people could handle. In the last decade, exercise has proved to be effective in helping people manage – and prevent – everything from heart disease to osteoporosis, diabetes and even cancer. Do you exercise, […]

The Skinny Fat

Last post I wrote about the “fat frail” this week we’ll look at the “skinny fat”.  See folk can look skinny and still be over fat.  This often is the result of “crash” diets that take the weight off in a hurry, but people are eating so few calories, they don’t even have the fuel […]

WHAT and WHY?

What is the single most important factor as we age? When I’m coaching my weight loss clients, the metrics we use to evaluate progress are weight, body fat percentage, hydration level, waist to hip ratio and inches. Here’s a good example why I do not use the Body Mass Index [BMI]. These two people have […]

In Honor of Spring

My calendar says today, March 20th, is the first day of Spring – the Vernal Equinox.  Here in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, we woke up to a good three inches of snow!  Spring comes late and beneath this fresh, new snow our ground is still covered in several inches of ice, around here […]

Green Beer, Green Shooters and Green Cake?

Celebrate the Green! So how are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Monday? With green beer, green shooters and green cake?  Or, are you the health-promoting type and prefer Green Smoothies? Did you know the more green foods and high quality protein you include in your diet, the less cravings you’ll have?  This has been […]

Does this sound like you?

Welcome Everyone to my weekly Blog on weight-loss. Does this sound like you?  Do you have this conversation going on in your head: “I’ve tried everything, I eat well and exercise, but I just can’t lose weight”?  “I’ve been over weight all my life, I’m never going to change”, it’s hopeless.”  “I can lose the […]

Ban Belly Bloat

Welcome Everyone to my weekly Blog on weight-loss. So, did you do it?  Did you take up the challenge in last week’s Blog to pick a healthy goal and do it every day for 7 days?  If you did, isn’t that a great feeling to know you are taking steps to a new revitalized, rejuvenated […]

Interested in Weight Loss?

Gosh our Canadian winters drag on don’t they?  Even if a person loves all the winter sports, like skiing, skating, snowshoeing, the shorter days and cold weather can really take its toll on how one feels.  We all tend to withdraw and cocoon under toasty warm blankets in front of the tube or with a […]

Feeling a little sluggish, bloated and blah lately?

Gosh our Canadian winters drag on don’t they?  Even if a person loves all the winter sports, like skiing, skating, snowshoeing, the shorter days and cold weather can really take its toll on how one feels.  We all tend to withdraw and cocoon under toasty warm blankets in front of the tube or with a […]

Clarifying the Coffee Conundrum

Have you noticed that you cannot pick up a magazine or newspaper that doesn’t have an article touting some miraculous benefit attributed to coffee? “Keep your brain from aging! – drink 3 cups of coffee daily and you’ll boost the flow of nutrient and oxygen rich blood to your brain”. Then pick up another magazine […]