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May 3, 2022

What is mindfulness? Why you want to learn this skill & How to get started

Are you hearing more about mindfulness and mindful eating? Who doesn’t want to learn to enjoy food more and break the habit of constant mindless snacking?  But the thought of having to put in hours of time to practice into an abstract practice was a definite no for me. Little […]
April 7, 2022

The exhausting cycle that makes you overeat and keeps you away from energizing and sustainable eating

Do you overeat? Have you ever over-eaten? Have you ever felt a loss of control with your food intake? I think most of us have. From plates piled high at Thanksgiving Dinner to over-doing it on the holiday baking, we have all had meals and days when we have eaten […]
November 3, 2021

Having trouble with your portion sizes? There is more to your appetite than your will power

Are you having trouble controlling your portion sizes and how much you eat? Do you limit your portions in the day but then overeat later at night? Do you play a daily hoarding game where you try to limit the amount of food you consume, only to end up overeating […]
August 24, 2021

Building better habits: 4 strategies to help you change your choice

You want to be healthier. You want to build better habits. You have the knowledge of what you “need to do”. Yet you also crave comfort, entertainment, and ease. And that means we might do the very habits we are trying so hard to change. But then…. You eat the […]
June 2, 2021

Books on nutrition & midlife health that will expand your perspective

I am often asked for my suggestions of books to read on nutrition and midlife health. I read most nights before bed, and have an audio book subscription to help me plow through books on nutrition and midlife health. In this post, I list some books on nutrition and health-related […]
May 19, 2021

A Mediterranean Diet Meal Makeover showing how you can make small changes in your diet

How can you make small changes in your diet to be more Mediterranean? This Mediterranean Diet Meal Makeover will show you how! In part 1 of this series, The Mediterranean Diet: what is it, why it matters in midlife and how to get started, we outline what this dietary approach […]