Calories Really Are The Key To Weight Loss

Healthy Choice

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 just restrict your carbohydrate intake, you can eat all the protein and […]

The TurboCharged 5

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 everyone should be focusing […]

The Best New Year Resolution

New Year's Resolution

The typical New Year’s resolution is short lived, if started at all.  People go through the year, usually following a previously abandoned resolution, making no progress and perhaps even getting heavier and losing fitness.  They feel that they can turn around this situation in a few months next year if they just hunker down and […]

Age and Leg Strength

beautiful fitness woman working out

A study from the University of New Hampshire found that the leg strength and power of overweight older women is less than that of older normal weight women.  This contradicts the oft held idea that it is the thin people we need to worry about when it comes to loss of muscle mass and mobility. […]

Food Industry Influence

Make no mistake, food companies are for profit businesses and their job is to sell products.  They are not social or health services agencies.  They are not interested in your health and wellbeing but on how to sell more of their products.  There are so many choices that we as consumers can make when it […]