Laughter and Play Supports Healthy Weight Loss

How much does laughter and play contribute to your losing excess weight? Besides rescuing you from a dull weight loss plan or luring you to break from a boring workout routine to watch a comedy at your local theater – while munching down on zealously buttered popcorn (we’ve all been there, right?) – laughter and play adds an interesting element when planning your weight loss goals....
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Protected: KIB Real8 Connect Session Videos

Welcome to the Kids in Balance Real8 Lean as Can Be program! We are so glad that you and your child or teen have invited us to guide you on your wellness and weight loss journey. Below find access to 8 video recordings, one to go along with each week of the Lean as Can Be program outlined in your eBook, Overweight Kids in a Toothpick World. Your child’s KIB Activity Book and the...
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‘One-Size’ Dieting Not Working? Try Eating for Your Body Type!

[This post is by guest blogger, In Balance Consultant Karen Toews, RHN. You can connect with her over at her blog: realfoodmatters.ca] Everybody has a different body type. Taller, shorter, leaner, rounder. Different eye colour, skin tone, thumbprint, foot shape and size, hair features. A one-of-a-kind personality, personal preferences for food, responses to life, activity. Everyone’s metabolism...
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10 “I’ll Never Lose Weight Excuses” Debunked à la Henry Ford!

Often we nutritionists study books written by nutritionists, learn from blogs written by food aficionados, get data from scientists who specialize in the field of nutrition, and run webinars on, you’ve got it, dietary intake. Therefore, in order to keep from getting a little insulated and maybe even slightly stale (sorry, food related adjective alert!) it can be good to get outside your...
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Avocado – Health Tips and Beauty Tricks

Trans fat, low fat, no fat – for decades our recommended dietary intake of fats has been influenced by nebulous and conflicting information. But, out of the smoke and fog, research has slowly come to terms with dietary fat. In fact, specific fats found in whole foods are essential for proper bodily functions, like – believe it or not – healthy metabolism, cardiovascular health and feeling...
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In Balance Meets SANE: Working Together for a Healthier World!

Today’s an exciting day for In Balance! IB founder, Brenda Wollenberg (who you may already know from her awesome blog post about losing weight permanently or this one loaded with chocolate) recently connected with the author of The Smarter Science of Slim and The Calorie Myth, Jonathan Bailor, on their shared commitment to create wellness. They had a great time talking about Brenda’s...
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