I have an amazing new trainer at my gym. She is helping me with balance, flexibility & strength. Her knowledge of of the musculoskeletal system, how muscles work, how one muscle can affect another & how small alterations in the way I do an exercise can make a … [Read more...] about Struggling With Food
I saddened myself when I saw a T.V. commercial recently that is currently airing. A middle aged man uses his cell phone to tell his wife that he is on his way home & just can’t wait to get there. He steps through the door. In anticipation, his wife is waiting for him, arms out, eyes closed, … [Read more...] about My Own Story
Several weeks ago, the C.D.C. (U.S. Centre for disease control) predicted that by 2020, 40% of the U.S. adult Caucasian population and 50 % of the adult black population will be afflicted with type 2 diabetes. In Canada, the predictions are equally as startling. By 2020, it is estimated that 4.2 … [Read more...] about Shocking Health Prediction
William Banting’s story (no relation to the Banting of insulin fame) came across my desk this week. The 5’5” Mr. Banting, an Englishman, weighed in at over 200 lbs. His story resonated with me, when I read about his life long struggle with loosing weight, and his willingness to try the latest … [Read more...] about They Have Been Lying To Me!
As most people in the western world, I was led to believe by very reputable authorities, including doctors, nutritionists, The Canadian Department of Agriculture, the USDA, the National health Instituted, etc., etc., that if I ate less and exercised more, my weight problem would be solved. Well, … [Read more...] about Dieting Kept Me Fat
Recent changes in food labeling requirements in Ontario, means that consumers looking at labels will easily be able to see the total amount of added sugar under the list of ingredients.
Until now, sugar has been hidden in a variety of ways, calling it high fructose corn syrup, molasses, … [Read more...] about Food Labeling: One Battle Won…But The War Rages On