How to stay motivated to lose weight (1/6)

Feel like you're falling behind in your fitness goals? Here are some expert tips for staying motivated and committed to your weight-loss plan

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See it through

Making the decision to live healthier is the first step, but you won’t ever see results if you give up too soon. Whether you’ve hit a plateau in your weight-loss or just can’t find the motivation to get to the gym, here’s how to tweak your workout philosophy and get back on track to meeting your goals.

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Your Canadian superfoods list

Top of the listA healthy diet doesn’t happen by itself. To get the recommended amount of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients your body depends on, you need a strategy. Our suggestion? Get the most out of your munching by choosing foods … [Read More...]

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Citrus Meringue Pie

Source: Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart, Reader's Digest CanadaIngredientsCookie Case 150 g wheat bran cookies1 egg white, whisked lightly to loosenCitrus Filling grated rind and juice of 1 large lemongrated rind and juice of 1 large limejuice of 1 … [Read More...]

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Summer safety: How to get your boating license

Like most Canadians, I'm starved for sunshine, nature and warm-weather activities by the time the long winter is over. Every year, I make it my mission to do all the things you can only do when it's nice outside: beach days, patio drinks, barbecues, … [Read More...]

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Why daydreaming is good for you

Source: Best Health Magazine, Summer 2012Daydreaming has long been criticized as a pursuit of slackers and time-wasters. For a while in the 1950s, it was even thought excessive daydreaming could lead children into psychosis (a theory that has since … [Read More...]

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Could CPR save your pet’s life?

Source: Best Health Magazine, September 2012; Image credit: iStockphoto.comWhat would you do if your pet collapsed? A 2009 poll found that 58 percent of U.S. pet owners would attempt CPR to save their four-legged friend.Cardiopulmonary resuscitation … [Read More...]