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Written By Eric Gagnon - August 7, 2013
Weight loss or weight gain nutrition is quite simple... but it's not easy. Consume less calories than you expend and you will eventually lose weight. Consume more calories than you expend and, like it or not, you will gain weight. This is an expression of the 1st law of turbodynamics and it's not up for debate. There are several ways to do this. First, let's list those that don't work: "trying", "being careful" and of course starving yourself. The latter works. It actually works great if you... Read More
Written By Mike Caron - January 16, 2013
Diets just don't work! Are you tired of diet programs that promise a magic solution to your weight problems? Portions Master is a portable tool that you can take with you anywhere to guide you on your journey to successful weight management. No more counting calories, calculating points, or weighing your food... Simply use our weight specific plates to reduce the amount of food you eat at each meal. It is easy to use, no mess, no fuss. Portion control is the most effective way to reach... Read More
Written By Mike Caron - October 25, 2012
Even if you're not on a diet, being mindful of how much you're eating is good practice. It can take a few minutes for your brain to recognize that you're full, so get in the habit of knowing how much an actual serving size is (and how much it takes until you're full), and you'll be less apt to pack on the pounds due to overeating. Read More
Written By Glen Hodgson - October 24, 2012
It seems remarkable to imagine, but due to childhood obesity and increased likelihood of chronic diseases later in life, today's youth may be the first generation of Canadians to have a shorter average lifespan than their parents.If we can do one thing to improve the health of Canadians, it's to go to battle against the obesity epidemic rising across Canada, starting with children - and the school system is an ideal place to start. The battle against obesity should start with introducing an... Read More
Written By Los Angeles Times - October 24, 2012
Concerned about the dangers of consistently climbing obesity rates, Los Angeles County officials launched a new public health campaign Thursday to help residents control their portion sizes. Choose Less, Weigh Less - aims to raise awareness about recommended calorie limits and to get residents to consume fewer calories. "It is no secret that portion size, as well as our waistlines, have expanded over the last two decades," Jonathan Fielding, director of the county Department of Public... Read More
Written By Charles Adler - October 21, 2012
Ontario doctors have launched an attack this week. And no, it's not about health-care reform. Not about wait lists or rationing services. Not about death boards or meddling bureaucracy. This week, the Ontario Medical Association declared a "war on obesity." And who are the enemies in this war? Well, the people of Ontario, and their freedom to decide what they eat. How are they fighting this war? Well, they have a new ad campaign, featuring graphic warnings to be placed on food items that... Read More