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8 Habits That Make Reaching A Healthy Weight EASIER

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Dr. Sasha High, medical director of the High Metabolic Clinic in Ontario, has worked with hundreds of people who are trying to improve their health and reach a healthier weight. Along the way, she’s learned a lot about what helps people succeed. Here are eight of her favorite tips for creating the habits that make…

Beginner Seven Day Workout Guide

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To download a copy of our one-week exercise plan, click here. For many people, diet and exercise alone aren’t enough to reach a healthier weight. To find a physician near you who specializes in weight management, click here. To sign up for our free online email program to learn the science of weight management, click…

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Don’t Do This Alone!

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By Maria Fleet By the time people see Dr. Megha Poddar, they’re nearly out of hope that they’ll ever reach a healthier weight.  “Ninety percent of the patients, by the time they get to me, they tried something on their own,” she says. In fact, she’s accustomed to hearing that they’ve tried many different weight…

7 Tips for Talking to A Doctor About Weight

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We asked several physicians who specialize in treating obesity and excess weight how they would recommend talking to our family physician about reaching a healthier weight. Here were their suggestions: Educate yourself first. Before you start the conversation, it’s important to learn why the Canadian Medical Association and the World Health Organization have declared that…

How To Avoid Weight Loss Program Traps – 6 Red Flags to Consider…

We’ve all seen the ads for programs telling us they’ve found the “secret” to losing weight, but here’s the thing… few of these approaches work over the long-run. We talked with Toronto-based weight management expert and endocrinologist Dr. Megha Poddar about what EVERYONE should know before signing up and spending our hard-earned money for the…

Losing weight one step at a time

By: Madeleine Ortiz There is something so appealing about a “makeover show.” In the span of less than an hour we watch professionals take a person from feeling sad and discouraged to glowing inside and out. The person who received the makeover has new hair, new clothes, a new workout routine, a new diet, and…

The Five Steps I Took To Transform My Life…

By: Jamie Morgan I’m writing this today, thirteen years after I began a journey to transform all aspects of my body, mind, and spirit. I sit here now– full of energy and positivity with a calm, clear mind, but I very clearly remember how I felt most of my life before my transformation. I was…

Podcast: Why Finding The Right Medical Support is Key!

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The My Weight– What To Know podcast covers all aspects of what it takes to lose weight and keep it off. We talk to psychologists, dietitians and physicians about strategies and treatments available for reaching our best weight in a sustainable way. On this episode, we’re talking with patient advocate Patty Nece about how finding…