Solving the weight-gain mystery
If you’ve noticed that your jeans are uncomfortably snug and the number on the scale is creeping ever higher, you’re not alone. According to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, almost 60 percent of Canadian adults are overweight or obese. But that’s cold comfort considering that excess weight can lead to a host of health problems such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. So how did you put on those extra pounds? Check out these common reasons for weight gain and learn how changing your habits can help you slim down.