Jennifer Sevenko

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Body Recomposition: Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

Most people trying to lose weight want a trim yet toned body.<p>Oftentimes, traditional weight loss programs focus on cutting body fat and hitting lower …

Nutrition

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Healthy Eating

7 Easy, Healthy Lunches You Should Cook This Week

These days, stepping out midday and buying a to-go lunch often seems easier than packing one yourself. There are dozens of quick lunch places within …

Healthy Eating

27 Grilled Veggie Recipes That Prove BBQs Aren't Just About Burgers

You don’t have to be a grill master to master the grill—especially when it comes to veggies. All you need is a little olive oil and a sprinkle of …

These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

Scanlan: Healthy eating begins in a home kitchen

In a previous life, I worked as a reporter and editor at a small city daily in central Ontario.<p>We were a close-knit group, so when a reporter there …

According to This Doctor, Your Unexplained Weight Gain May Not Be Your Thyroid

For many people, unexplained weight gain, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, and depression are often associated with a thyroid condition. While I am a functional medicine practitioner who specializes in thyroid health, I happen to also see a huge number of patients who think their thyroid may be the …

How to Follow the 80-20 Rule for Weight Loss

Many dieters successfully lose weight with the 80-20 rule. It's not technically a full-scale weight loss plan, but the 80-20 diet works. If you hate …

Weight Loss

What is a ‘food pusher’ and how should you respond to them?

Even if you’ve never heard of the term, the irksome behaviour of a “food pusher” is bound to be familiar.<p>They’re the family members who insist you …

The Cauliflower Dish 100+ People Order Every Night (& How to Make It at Home!)

I’m just going to put this one out there: I have a feeling we could all stand to shake up our roasted vegetable game this time of year, am I right? We’ve only <i>just</i> crossed the threshold into spring, but a quick look outside will tell you <i>real</i> spring is still a ways off. Farmers markets are still …

Scientifically, What Would Be Considered The Perfect Diet?

<i>Scientifically, what would be the perfect diet? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Shawna Curry, Registered Nurse (BN), Bachelor of Kinesiology, CTI Co-Active Coach, Your Lifestyle</b> …

The Truth About Eating for Joy, Eating for Stress

<i>We’re all guilty of stress eating or indulging in our favorite sweet treats from time to time. However, adding emotion to eating can be dangerous and</i> …

Nutrition

Canadian physicians say it's time for a low-carb, high-fat Food Guide

<b>The updated Canada Food Guide, slated for 2018, should reflect the latest dietary science, even if it goes against what people have been taught for</b> …

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Neuroscience

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

10 Foods That Fight Colds When Your Body Is Struggling To Make It Through Flu Season

When you're stuck in the depths of a never-ending winter — and an especially nasty flu season — you've got to get creative with the ways in which you …

Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

The idea that each of us has a unique nutrition blueprint within our genes is a delicious concept.<p>Perhaps, this helps explain the growth in personalized nutrition testing and services such as Habit, Profile Precise and Nutrigenomix.<p>So, what exactly can these tests tell you?<p>Kimberly Desjardine, 52, …

Genetics

40 Game-Changing Chili Recipes

There is nothing quite like a hearty bowl of chili. In one spoonful, you get some heat, spice, veggies, beans, and chunks of tender, savory meat …

Cooking

Top Tips For Mindful Eating

The ancient practice of mindful eating can enable us to enjoy the food we eat, maintain a healthy weight, and avoid a whole range of health …

New year resolution: Be mindful when eating food

Being mindful when eating can help you shed pounds if you tend to nibble out of a bag of chips or a carton of ice cream in front of the …

10 Healthy Lunches That Aren't All Lettuce

Don't let yourself fall victim to a lettuce rut. If you, like us, have made an end of summer plan to up your home-cooking and lunch-packing games, …

Food

This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Self Care<p>Self-Care Challenge<p>This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep<p>Shares<p>Whether you …

Now Is The Time To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

<b>1. What do I want?</b><p>One of the unsung heroes of failure is ambivalence. We think we want something, but we don’t. We may partially want it, we may want …

Self-help

A simple shift in how you think about your goals and resolutions can help you successfully achieve them

January is right around the corner and right now you're probably mapping out what you want to achieve in the year ahead. Whether you're resolving to grow your business, start on side projects you've put off, or finally making six-figures, one fact remains: change is hard.<p>No where is this more …

Washington State

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Keystone Pipeline

Are Any of Those "Healthy" Sugar Alternatives Better for You?

Sugar has gotten so complicated. There’s plain old white cane sugar, raw sugar, brown sugar, coconut sugar, beet sugar, agave, honey... every month …

Low-Fat Versus Full-Fat Salad Dressing: What's Healthier?

When eating a giant bowl of kale, roasted vegetables, micro greens, and anything else in the fridge, you want to maximize your nutrition, right? So …

How Much Should You Weigh?

Most women have sized up their bodies to someone else's - the woman killing it on the treadmill at the gym, the mom buzzing by at preschool drop-off, …

5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Slower - Chowhound

Sometimes when we’re neck deep in work and have to race through our food, eating can be a chore or some passing occurrence. It’s easy to go through …

Nutrition