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weight loss

One man’s fight to get skin removal surgery covered by health care

Ryan Loriault went from being a rotund 386 pounds (lbs) to a slender 175 in less than two years by diet and exercise alone, but there’s some weight he won’t be able to shift naturally— about 20 lbs....

Darcy Michael talks weight loss, family and sexuality in stand-up show

BC comedian Darcy Michael will be bringing his hilarious stand-up show "One Skinny Bitch" to Vancouver, with his upcoming performances at Yuk Yuk's on June 15-16. Comedian Darcy...

Jonah Hill: Moneyball a great film, even for non-baseball fans

"It's a great movie if you're into baseball, but it's really just an underdog story. It sounds cheesy, but it's a really deep movie – even if you could care less about baseball, you'll enjoy it...

Diet Consultation with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Le Petit Chou’s Wholesome Lunchbox turned my bad eating habits around. Genevieve was very helpful and adaptive to my eating style and health needs. The consult wasn’t about weight loss, or learning to

Fat to Thin: New Year Your Body... Realistically

It takes one to know one, how to lose weight and keep it off - how I lost over 100 lbs and have kept it off for 5 years and why you can do it too.