Why “there’s no doctor near me” is not the end of the story…

Many people across Canada are recognizing that managing excess weight is not as simple as just “having more willpower.” In fact, Dr. Sue Pedersen, an obesity specialist in Calgary says, “diet and exercise alone are not enough for most people living with excess weight.” That’s why seeing a physician and receiving medical treatments can make…

Morning Routine Worksheet

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How Better Sleep Leads To Better Health

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Getting enough sleep is critical for overall health… and it’s also important that our sleep be of good quality, meaning that it is uninterrupted and deep.  Many of us consider getting enough sleep a luxury, but we really need to think about it as an essential part of…

The Four C’s For Successful Weight Management

By: Kim DeMattia Trying to lose weight can feel like an uphill battle, especially when diet culture perpetuates the idea that all we have to do is  “eat less and move more.” Scrolling through an Instagram feed filled with wellness bloggers and fitness influencers, with “perfect” bodies wearing stylish athleisure can make anyone feel like…

Indoor Workout Guide

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Why a diet’s not the answer for COVID-19 weight gain

By Ansley Dalbo COVID-19 has had a big impact on Mary’s life over the last five months. She tried to establish new routines while working from home, but she’s felt stressed about what to do with her kids and virtual learning, she’s worried over money, and has found herself eating because of anxiety a lot…

Friend Or Foe? 5 Things Everyone Should Know About BMI

By Madeleine Ortiz BMI, or body mass index was invented nearly 200 years ago, and though it can still be a valuable tool when it comes to an initial diagnosis of obesity – it’s not without flaws. Here are some things to consider when it comes to BMI and your health.  1. BMI is not…

Evaluating The Impact Of COVID-19

Survey Link: https://www.inetstudy.ca/h How Are Your Doing?…..No, Really, How Are You Doing? Have you ever noticed how often we greet someone with the question “How are you?” or “How are you doing?”. But, in fact, this is more of a greeting than a real question. Our automatic response is to say, “Fine”, even if we…

8 Ways To Jumpstart Weight Loss

By: Madeleine Ortiz A stressful few months of work, a change in the family dynamic, a vacation or even more time than usual spent at home… just some of the many life events that can  cause us to gain weight. Sometimes it happens quickly and sometimes it’s so sneaky we don’t realize what’s occurred until…

5 Tips For Keeping Weight Off During Menopause And Aging

By Madeleine Ortiz Menopause. Women who have gone through it often mark it as the moment they noticed their bodies really starting to change. Weight that used to come off with a few weeks of healthy eating now won’t budge, belly fat that never existed seems to make waistbands tighter than ever before and moodiness…