Eating as mindfully as we might on vacation, for example, is not realistic for many of us, especially with work, busy families, physical routines, and all the other daily distractions. Here are seven simple ideas to help you establish more mindful eating habits, and perhaps start to reconnect the body and mind again. Tune in to your body’s signals Rather than just eating on emotional cues (different for each of us, like sadness, anger, frustration, loneliness, stress or even just boredom) we can learn to tune into and be better listeners of our body’s actual hunger signals. For example, is your…
Did you know that half of all Canadians will eventually be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives? HALF. That means, it’s a flip of the coin whether or not you’ll be one of them. That is, if you’re not one of the Canadians who first goes down with a heart attack – which happens around twice every minute of every day. Too many of us are complacent about those odds, believing not much can be done to change what we collectively believe is an inevitable fact of Canadian life. Cancer, we’re told, is random, it’s genetic, and…
Fueling athletes properly is best way to optimize your performance in sport. The primary fuel source for any athlete is the almighty carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are the preferred premium source of fuel, it is the gas in the tank and with the correct intake, the right type, along with timing are vital to the athlete’s ability to perform, and can be the difference between losing and winning. Hydration is a critical component to any athlete and the right type of carbohydrates will ensure adequate hydration before an event, competition or game day. It is important to hydrate well several days before…
Weight is a very complicated issue in our society. On the one hand, we have a very influential media that puts forth a very, shall we say, “narrow” standard of beauty, one that screams “thin is in.” In fact, this standard is often taken to dangerous extremes, as we see in countless heartbreaking cases of young women caught in the grip of anorexia and bulimia, and in particular with girls who begin to obsess with their body image at earlier and earlier ages every year. On the other hand, we cannot deny an obesity crisis in Canada. We are fatter…
Welcome to the 10 Weeks To Wow! Weight Loss Experts blog which will be written by myself the CEO of 10 Weeks To Wow! Weight Loss Experts and the certified Wow! experts that run this amazing guaranteed program in their own private practice as well in various places around the GTA. The 10 Week program can be done in person, over the phone or with the great technology that is available to us: Skype! This Blog will be a mix of written material and video blogging so sit back, get ready and continue to check back frequently to find out…
Blueberries are advertised in many foods, However when you eat them, they don’t seem to have a taste of blueberry. That’s because they are fakes, sugar, gel, food coloring, made to look like real blueberries. Learn how to tell which major brands are scamming you with this lie and how to avoid fake blueberries.