Weight-loss friendly snack recipe: hummus.

Weight-loss friendly snack recipe: hummus.

In a previous post, I discussed the five weight-loss friendly snacks that don’t taste like cardboard (or leave your hungry).  Number five was eating vegetables.  I realize for some people who are new on this healthy eating lifestyle journey that eating vegetables can...
My weekend at CHFA East.

My weekend at CHFA East.

Once a year The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) hosts their annual conference downtown Toronto.  It’s a chance to connect with others in the industry and see what’s what in health.  I refer to CHFA conference as my Christmas because of all the freebies! It is...
Dark chocolate versus milk chocolate.

Dark chocolate versus milk chocolate.

There are a lot of things I can live without ever eating again.  Chocolate is definitely not one of them.  In fact it’s a big deal if I go more than one day without consuming something containing chocolate.  I use to beat myself over my sweet tooth but I have learned...
It is time to ditch the scale.

It is time to ditch the scale.

Take a look of the picture on your right, what do you see?  That is 5 pounds of fat verses 5 pounds of muscle.  You might have read that muscle weights more than fat but do we really know what that means? You need to read this if you are someone that weights...