Goal Setting

November 5, 2018

Midlife weight gain in women: what can you expect? What can you do about it?

On average, women gain about 1.5 pounds/year during their midlife. After menopause, many women find that their middle gets “thicker” as a result of where their body stores adipose (fat) tissue. As we go through life, our bodies change. Why do women gain weight in midlife? Midlife women are exposed […]
August 27, 2018

Shocking findings about sodium that you need to know

Sodium is a mineral that is found in salt.  Called the leading preventable risk factor for death world-wide, you might wonder whether we need sodium at all?  Despite all that we hear about sodium in the news, our bodies do need sodium to control blood pressure and to help with […]
June 25, 2018

3 Non alcoholic drinks to serve to your guests this summer

Summer is here and with that comes all kinds of social events revolving around food and drink – BBQs, exhibitions and festivals like the Calgary Stampede, camping and of course, vacation. As you think about your summertime social activities with family and friends, how will your eating and drinking change […]
February 26, 2018

5 ways to unlock the potential of food in your midlife #NutritionMonth2018

Frustrated with weight, feeling out of control with food, having poor energy, emotional eating, binge eating, not knowing what to eat, not knowing how to eat…eating “really good” during the day – but by the afternoon and evening you “blow it”. You have a tumultuous relationship with food. These are […]
February 15, 2018

Is your social life sabotaging your weight goals?

Lunch with your girlfriend. Beer and chicken wings with the guys. Wine after work. Take out Friday night (you deserve it after the week you’ve had!). Date night Saturday night. Family brunch on Sunday. Getting together with family and friends are often connected with food – but could these social […]
January 1, 2018

The problem with New Year’s resolutions

According to the Oxford dictionary, a resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something, the quality of being determined or resolute, the action of solving a problem”.  It is traditional to set resolutions at New Year’s, and usually focuses on starting or stopping some behavior to […]