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Why Exercise is the Least Important Part of the Equation

“But Steve, I don’t like to exercise.” I sat down with a friend recently who had decided he wanted to lose weight, but struggled with getting started. He explained why: the idea of exercise was absolutely miserable to him – he had visions of running…

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Beaches, Boating, BBQs,

 Start now and get ready for the Okanagan Lifestyle. Offer Ends March 31st 2015 at midnight. At Project Body Smart we would like to help you get ready for Spring and Summer.  Not only so you look good but also so you’re healthy and fit to…

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WHAT Part of a ‘Complete Breakfast’?

In the latest educational music video for kids produced by my non-profit, my own 15-year-old son, our front man, essentially asks the question: if multicolored marshmallows in a cereal box are part of a complete breakfast, what part IS that? By posing the question, I…

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Why “Eat Less, Move More” Is the Least Helpful Diet Advice Ever

Dick Talens, Feb 16, 2015 If you’re overweight, you’ve probably heard the adage just “eat less, move more.” Unfortunately this saying will do nothing to help you progress. Here’s why. At its most basic, weight loss is about “eating less and moving more.” Weight is…

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Four Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Healthier Person

Dick Talens, Feb 10, 2015 If you’re completely satisfied with your health, don’t read this article. This is not for you. Give yourself a pat on the back, and save yourself the scrolling. For the rest of you, approach what I’m about to say with…

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Canada health report card ranks B.C. 1st, Nunavut last

  British Columbia is home to the healthiest Canadian population, while residents in Newfoundland and Labrador and the three territories are the least healthy, according to report card released Thursday by the Conference Board of Canada. B.C. and Ontario were the provinces that fared the…

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