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The Ideal Body Simplified

It may seem too good to be true but achieving your ideal body and optimal health is really very simple.  Today we are going to strip things down to the very basics.  Fasten your seat belt because this is going to go very quickly. 1) Focus on improvement in body … [Read More...]

Healthy Choice

Calories Really Are The Key To Weight Loss

People often wonder is there is a combination of macro-nutrients that makes weight loss easier, faster or more effective.  It is often called a “metabolic advantage”.  You have probably heard different versions of the theory before that go something like, “if you will … [Read More...]

Health-Wine & Alcohol

Is Alcohol Healthy?

There are plenty of news stories citing the benefits of the consumption of moderate amounts of alcohol.  Most often it is associated with the heart healthy benefits of consuming of 1-2 glasses of red wine per day.  Wine lovers, including us, like to hear and believe … [Read More...]

TurboCharged 5

The TurboCharged 5

We read an article from The Globe and Mail by Dave McGinn titled Forget the scale: the 5 numbers that really impact your health.  We agree with the concept but have come up with our own TurboCharged 5: 1. Body Composition:  The ratio of lean body mass to fat is what … [Read More...]

Fat Loss

Is There a Body Composition Set Point?

We recently read an article in the Sunday New York Times Magazine titled, The Fat Trap by Tara Parker-Pope.   The article examined the idea that our bodies have a set point for fat and when we go on a diet to lose weight, we upset that set point which causes our bodies … [Read More...]

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Are You Stressed?

Back in early 2012, The Washington Post ran an article by Dan Zak titled Why all this stress data will be the death of us.  The article focused on stress created in life by money, work and relationships. One of the more thought provoking, at least for us, was the … [Read More...]

What is a VLCD and Why Should You Care?

VLCD is a term used to describe a very low calorie diet.  Calories on a VLCD are usually limited to somewhere between 300 and 800 per day.  Most commercially available or medically supervised VLCD’s are built around formulations (liquids or powders) which contain … [Read More...]