Top health, fitness and wellness trends for 2015 (1/10)

Abandon bad habits and adopt the latest health, fitness and wellness trends for 2015. Experts disclose what's hot for the year ahead

1. Mindful eating

This ancient practice is now a modern trend. “Mindful eating means choosing foods with deliberate intention, being aware of taste and texture and chewing your food until it’s a paste,” says Joy McCarthy, a Toronto-based certified holistic nutritionist and the bestselling author of Joyous Health. Your enjoyment of meals will increase, and you’ll be more likely to maintain a healthy weight due to slower eating and the consumption of fewer calories. Your digestion will thank you, too. “Mindful eating allows digestive juices to properly break down food,” says McCarthy. This improved digestion will result in increased energy and optimum nutrient absorption.

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy


Slow-Cooker Burgundy Lamb Shanks

Some cuts of meat are meant to be grilled fast; others are best simmered for hours. In this recipe, lamb shanks, wine, vegetables, and herbs simmer for eight hours to reach a level of taste and tenderness that will please most everyone.

Too late for a pre-nup?

A story on this morning touts post-nups, legal arrangements laid out after you’ve tied the knot that set out the terms of the marriage. And no, they’re not just something for exorbitantly wealthy folks or those crazy celebs. The story doesn’t cite numbers, but says 50 percent of lawyers polled by the American Academy […]

Book review: Thin Is the New Happy by Valerie Frankel

Ask an anthropologist from the year 2508 what today’s North American women are most concerned about and body image will probably be near the top. It’s hard to escape: between warnings of an obesity epidemic, overly plentiful and calorific food and a cultural obsession with being thin, we’re constantly under pressure.If you want a new […]


Maple Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

These roasted almonds, flavoured with sweet maple syrup and spicy cinnamon, are quick and easy to prepare and taste delicious.