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Part 1: Healthy Weight Loss – Natural and Fast

There are different ways to lose weight; some of them are not very smart, like yo-yo dieting or taking drugs that could harm your liver or body. However, there are healthy weight loss dieting plans that can help you lose weight efficiently, fairly qu... »

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Diabetes and Anger – Helpful Tips for the Angry Diabetic

This particular article is near and dear to me because of whom it makes me think of… my best friend’s late husband, whom died of complications associated with Type 1 diabetes. A lot of people feel anger concerning—because of or about—chronic diseases... »

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Are You Feeling Fruity, Asks Vancouver Dietitian?

We all know we should eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, says Bettina Mackenbach, a non-practicing Vancouver dietitian and weight loss and wellness coach. But how much? And is fruit really good for us? Health Canada’s “Food Guide” advises ever... »

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Type 2 Diabetes: Vancouver Naturopaths Help Keep Your Blood Sugar Down

Downtown Vancouver naturopaths like Dr. Carol Lin, ND, know how difficult living with diabetes can be. This chronic condition affects hundreds of thousands of Canadians, with more being diagnosed every day. If you are diabetic you must keep your bloo... »

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Sugar and Spice: Sugar Addiction is Not Nice! Says Vancouver Naturopath

Most of us have a sweet tooth, as downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin knows. But are you addicted? Your own Vancouver naturopath will help you detox from sugar. It’s natural to love sugar. Our first food contained sugar: lactose in mother’s m... »

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Eating For A Healthy Planet: Vancouver Naturopath On Vegetarian Diets

Downtown Vancouver naturopath physicians like Dr. Carol Lin believe health and happiness come from creating balance and wellness. Following a vegetarian diet could provide many benefits, both for our health and for our planet. As naturopathic doctors... »

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Healthy Weight Equals Healthy Immune System

Working towards a healthy weight does more than prepare you for a bikini body. Maintaining a healthy weight also improves your immune system. Your immune system is absolutely vital for your health. The immune system is our first line of defense again... »

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Lose More Weight by Reducing Sugar? Maybe not…

Nowadays it is almost impossible to avoid foods containing sucrose or high fructose corn syrup. Essentially sugar, the ingredient is prominent in most junk foods, desserts and confectionary. Consumption of sucrose, fructose and glucose can lead to im... »

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Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

The vicious cycle of unsuccessful dieting—known as yo-yo dieting—makes you regain all the weight you just lost. Weight cycling is incredibly frustrating, but you can avoid it.  Yo-yo dieting is more frustrating than harmful. You deny yourself your fa... »

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Are You Getting Enough Energy?

You need energy to live, and it comes from your food. But are you getting the right food and vitamins to give you enough energy for your busy day?  Do you ever feel tired, or drained? Does your exercise plan seem too hard? If so, you might not be get... »

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Green Coffee to Lose Weight

Some see black coffee as a necessary part of one’s morning routine while others view the brewed beverage as a social lubricant. Whatever the perception, coffee is a popular component of Western culture. It’s difficult to walk a few blocks in urban ci... »

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Brown Rice Wards Off Pre-Diabetes

Health Benefits of Losing Weight Enhanced by Eating Complex Carbohydrates? Yes! Obese people have a higher chance to become diabetic, and may already have insulin resistance issues and pre-diabetes without knowing it.  Pre-diabetes is a precursor to ... »

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Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is a very serious problem in North America, affecting millions of people. Being overweight increases your risk of developing this disease. Taking steps to lose weight is one of the best ways to protect yourself from developing this ch... »

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Avoid Alcohol To Lose Weight? Not In Moderation

Great news for those of us who like a drink every now and then! You can stick to your weight loss plan and still enjoy a glass of wine. But be sensible! The key to enjoying a drink while maintaining your health is moderation. But you knew that alread... »

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Overcoming Dietary Issues in Overweight Teenagers to Control Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A huge problem for overweight teenagers in Vancouver, BC is that they get the right kind of help before Type 2 diabetes sets in—a growing challenge in today’s adolescents. Diet can help manage prediabetes and even eliminate this problem for many over... »

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A Diet Focusing on Anti-Inflammatory Foods Improves Health Says Vancouver Weight Loss Coach

Inflammation in the body can produce a boatload of health complications with cardiovascular and circulatory health (heart disease and blood pressure), as well as aggravate inflammatory responses like arthritis and osteoarthritis. Eating anti-inflamma... »

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Ginseng as a Naturopathic Herbal Remedy: Vancouver Naturopath

One of the most popular herbal medicines currently available, ginseng has been used as traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, energy and immune booster. Because of its varied uses, your Vancouver nat... »

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Can Diet Drinks Make You Fat?

A friend of mine gulps down multiple 20 oz. bottles of Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi per day.  But could it be that drinking zero calorie drinks can actually prevent you from losing weight or perhaps even make you gain weight.  Could diet drinks make you f... »

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Metabolic Syndrome – a Potential Fatal Combo: Vancouver Registered Dietitian

Metabolic syndrome is something that you may have never heard about, warns a Vancouver registered dietitian. “It is not a “disease” but it is the name of a group of risk factors that, if combined, significantly increase the likelihood of stroke, hear... »