We all got a cancer news wakeup call earlier this year when Monsanto’s Roundup, the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. and one of the world’s most popular weed-killers, was labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
IARC, the World […]
Who doesn’t have a favorite junk food treat? Let’s face it, we’ve all had cravings for junk food – it’s a feeling that can be hard to resist, especially when we’ve been under stress for some reason. Understanding why we crave junk food can help […]
There is a common denominator in diseases like asthma, arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). What is it? It’s inflammation.
Inflammation is a contributor and it is at the root of these and many other diseases.
The good news – there is a […]
We’re going to dispense with formalities this week and go staight to the special mention segment in today’s rants and praise. This week’s special mention goes to Coca-Cola. Despite being the world’s largest producer of obesity-causing sugary beverages, Coca-Cola would like you to believe […]
How many calories to lose weight, or how many calories should I eat to lose weight are questions that pop up often in gyms and diet groups. We all know that we need burn more energy than we take in if we want to lose […]
Emotional eating is the tendency to respond to stress by eating. Emotional eaters typically choose high-calorie or high-carbohydrate foods that have minimal nutritional value. These foods are often engineered to be highly addictive and emotional eaters suffer the consequences by gaining weight, whole […]
The second edition of rants and praise takes a look at the World Without Dieting campaign that is being waged in Canada by a major corporation in the food industry. We can expect to see more and more of this kind of misleading advertising as […]
I often get asked what’s the best way to diet or what’s the best fat burning diet. People are always looking for a short answer to these questions so here it is: find a good diet plan and follow it. That’s it. The […]