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THE GLYCEMIC INDEX AND WEIGHT LOSS

THE GLYCEMIC INDEX AND WEIGHT LOSS

As holistic nutritionists, we often talk about the glycemic index and how it can affect weight loss. Whether you are looking to loose weight or just wanting to feel your very best, the glycemic index is a valuable tool to consider for your health and weight loss journey. What is the glycemic...

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METABOLIC BOOSTING BREAKFASTS

METABOLIC BOOSTING BREAKFASTS

A nutritiously balanced breakfast is the ultimate way to support and boost your metabolism to start the day off right. Here are some of our favourite metabolic boosting breakfasts. Smoothies Smoothies are a great way to incorporate a variety of nutritious ingredients that work to boost our...

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OUR GO-TO PLANT BASED DINNERS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

OUR GO-TO PLANT BASED DINNERS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Plant based eating and lifestyles are getting a lot press lately. What exactly is plant based eating? It is a whole-foods, plant based diet that focuses on minimally processed foods that are effective for optimal health and weight loss. There is no strict definition for a plant based diet,...

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BREAKING A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

BREAKING A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

One of the most common barriers to weight loss is the inevitable weight loss plateau. If you are on a weight loss journey and have hit one – don’t panic, you are not alone! Our bodies tend to get into a routine easily and when you are eating the same meals at the same time each day – we...

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METABOLISM BOOSTING SNACKS

METABOLISM BOOSTING SNACKS

Healthy snacking is one of the major keys to success when it comes to weight loss. It is an optimal way to keep your blood sugars balanced and maintained throughout the day (see chart below) while trying to avoid that dreaded 4pm slump. Some of the most common symptoms people experience when...

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HEALTHY WEEKNIGHT DINNER IDEAS

HEALTHY WEEKNIGHT DINNER IDEAS

One of the biggest challenges of getting into the school routine is finding the time to make healthy weeknight dinners. Between busy days at the office and managing kids programs after school, it’s often hard to find enough time to cook healthy, well-balanced dinners that everyone will eat and...

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SUMMER FOOD SWAPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

SUMMER FOOD SWAPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Summer meals can often be loaded with heavy carbs, unhealthy fats and empty calories. Try some of these healthy food swaps for easy and delicious options without all the added calories! White buns – Instead of having the white refined buns that are often served at BBQ’s and pool parties, opt...

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HEALTHY SUMMER SNACKING

HEALTHY SUMMER SNACKING

When it comes to weight loss, healthy snacking is a must! It is the most effective way to balance your blood sugars and keep you from grabbing the wrong foods. At Shulman Weight Loss Clinics, we recommend 1-2 snacks a day. Morning snack = 10:00 - 10:30 am Afternoon snack = 3:30-4:00...

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6 KEY FOODS TO INCORPORATE THIS SUMMER

6 KEY FOODS TO INCORPORATE THIS SUMMER

Summer can often be overwhelming when it comes to eating healthy and staying on track with your weight loss journey.  These summer foods are great for weight loss and will help to keep you on track and feeling your very best all summer long. 1. Vegetables - A fresh, colourful summer salad is not...

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REFRESHING MOCKTAILS

REFRESHING MOCKTAILS

As much are we all love this warm weather, the heat often leads to an increase in family BBQ’s and long days by the pool, which we all know can cause an increase in alcohol consumption. If you are looking to maintain weight loss this spring and summer, try these refreshing, fruity mocktails! The...

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