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The CalorieKing’s Best Choice Holiday Foods

The holiday season means good food – often too much of it!  But you can avoid weight gain during the holidays with careful menu planning and sensible eating.  Get a head start with our suggestions below: Appetizers Appetizers and pre-dinner nibbles can add substantial calories to your holiday calorie intake. Also, be aware that salty [...]

Ask The Calorie King!

For those of you who may be new to CalorieKing, Allan Borushek a.k.a The Calorie King is a dietitian with over 30 years experience in clinical dietetics and community health education.  He is best known for his famous Calorie Counter books. It is his passion for nutrition and health education that brought CalorieKing to life, [...]

The CalorieKing’s Tips to Managing Holiday Stress – A Holistic Approach

The holidays can be a stressful time for many. Whether it is the rush to get things done, the change in routines or family pressures, we can all relate to the feeling that things sometimes get out of control. his year, try to focus on what stressors might trigger the urge to overdo with food and make a plan to manage your feelings. Remember the CalorieKing program can help you stay on track - regularly logging your food, exercise and feelings can provide you with a routine and an outlet to recognize when and why you might stray.

CalorieKing’s Top 10 Tips for Beating Holiday Weight Gain

or those focusing on a healthy lifestyle, the holidays can seem packed with pitfalls. The parties, the rushed schedules, the festive food, and cold weather seem to hit us all at once, and the spectre of weight gain looms as an unwanted gift. The truth is the holidays don’t have to send you spiraling out of control. Life is meant for living and you can enjoy the best of what the holidays bring. To get through the large celebratory meals, just prepare in advance with a special strategy.

Weight Loss “Tricks” – My New Secret

Even following a responsible diet program, there may be room for "tricks" to help you change your habits.

Surprise! A Healthier Me

If you are frustrated on your weight loss journey and are not moving the scale, let's start looking at the bigger picture. There are other measures of success - whether your clothes fit better or you feel better quality of life. Let's start recognizing all our wins!

Small Steps – What Does That Mean?

When starting a healthy lifestyle program like CalorieKing, you'll probably hear us talk about "taking small steps." Why do we talk about small steps, and what are they?

Understanding and Managing Food Cravings

Those looking to improve their diet often battle food cravings. Here's a guide to understanding and managing the food cravings to help keep your nutritional goals on the right track.

Small Steps to Starting Exercise

if you are new to exercise, take small achievable steps you can feel great about. Soon, you can start building up to bigger exercise challenges and will end up with new, healthy habits you can maintain for a lifetime.

The Diet Soda Dilemma

Are diet sodas to blame for increased weight gain and promoting diabetes? Get advice from CalorieKing!