Category Archives: body image

How to finally achieve your weight loss goals this year!

The holidays are over and now what? Do you feel like a big stuffed turkey still? Well, you could go on an extreme weight loss plan whose results might last you until the following weekend, or you can slowly chip … Continue reading

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Get Your Yerba Mate!

GET YOUR YERBA MATE! THIS IS IT! The ultimate in appetite control, wellness-boosting and anti-inflammatory response. Are you having problems losing weight? Do you have aches and pains? Arthritis keeping you at home? Think what you are experiencing is “normal … Continue reading

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New Year, New Authenticity.

In this new year, my intention is to be more authentic in the way I talk about food. I have always tried to buffer my clients from the harshness of what was actually going on with our food supply. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dieting Mistakes

Most clients coming in to see me have spent years on the diet roller coaster. They are frustrated and confused. Here are some of the most common ones I have seen over the past year. 1. Spending a ton of … Continue reading

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Holiday Satisfaction

This November marks 34 years of being on this journey of “wellness.” It is when I shifted from weight loss, dieting and restricting, to just finding the way to “feel better.” The MAIN way I did this was finding foods … Continue reading

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6 Salad Dressings To Try

  For protein, satiety and craving control, nothing beats greens.  Greens are “leafy” vegetables that can be steamed, sauteed or eaten raw.  When beginning to add more vegetables into your daily food plan, greens might be an easy way to … Continue reading

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My Rant About Body-Haters

I read a statistic yesterday that horrified me. Now, granted, using Facebook as a “fact-based” source is a poor idea to base a blog on, but let’s say its content is even half true, that would mean approximately 48% of … Continue reading

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