3 ways to support a new health routine

As winter weeks get busier, fitness resolutions often fade as quickly as memories of a restful holiday. But it’s important to take steps outside of the gym to sustain our fitness-focused goals. Gail Rampersaud, a registered dietitian, shares her top planning tips to keep up motivation. Set it in stone. Plan your workouts in your […]

Forget resolutions: 10 daily health commitments for success

(NC) The top new year’s resolution is living a healthier lifestyle, but three quarters of Canadians who make a resolution eventually break it — often in the first three months. Instead, experts say making health commitments rather than resolutions is more effective, because each time you make a decision, it’s like doing another rep at […]

Tips for eating healthier when dining out

NC) We’ve all been there — too tired to cook after a long day at work and hanging out with the kids so you order delivery, or give in to a tempting invitation from a friend to join them for dinner and drinks at your favourite restaurant. Either way, your goal of eating healthy meals […]

Turn holiday cravings into nutritious wins (+ smoothie recipe)

(NC) The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a never-ending parade of food temptations, from boxes of chocolate at the office to hors d’oeuvres at parties. Higher levels of stress have been associated with increased appetite and desire to eat, especially among women. This sets up cravings […]

5 ways to make your mornings more productive

(NC) When it comes to mornings, we’re often so busy that we forget the small steps we can take to keep our health on track for the full day ahead. While we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, new research shows that 37 per cent of Canadians who do eat […]

How To Achieve a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The holidays can be hectic, with a lot of work going into gift-giving, cooking, setting up decorations, and planning parties. Fortunately, there are ways to find time to slow down, take it all in, and enjoy time with family and friends. One of the top holiday stressors is dealing with finances, which is also one […]