The Worst Fitness Advice Around (Redux)

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It’s no secret that we live in a 24/7 information economy. Not only do we have access to the latest news on our phones, tablets and our computers, but the barrage of never-ending headlines scroll through our televisions every hour of every day. There is always a new study, a new survey, a new truth. […]

10 Easy Ways to Sneak Greens Into Your Diet (March 22, ’14)

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For my March 22 Kingston Whig Standard article about adding extra veggies into your meals, 10 Easy Ways to Sneak Greens Into Your Diet, either click here or scroll down!   Though snow banks still crowd Princess Street and I’ve not yet seen one crocus, spring has arrived — officially, at least. The season has many themes; […]

Starvation Mode: The Biggest Myth in Weight Loss

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For my March 8 article about the enormous and far-reaching misconceptions about ‘starvation mode’, Starvation Mode: The Biggest Myth in Weight Loss, either click here or scroll down!   In my last column, I talked all about weight-loss plateaus — what they are, why they happen, what to do about them and what not to […]

Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! (July 4, 2013)

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For my July 4 article about summertime fitness, Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! either click here or keep reading.   Ah, summer. Cocktails on the patio, barbecues at the cottage, and finally perfecting that golden tan. What’s not to love? Well, if you’re like me, summer can present its own unique set of diet and exercise dilemmas. Your […]

Trends Come and Go, But Olive Oil is Here to Stay (May 30, 2013)

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To read my May 30th article about the benefits of olive oil, Trends Come and Go, but Olive Oil is Here to Stay, click here or keep reading below!   You’d have to be living under a rock to have missed the new trend in oil. From Costco to Bulk Barn, health food forums to baking blogs, […]

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