Eating challenges in Midlife

Posts focus on eatings challenges in midlife.

December 11, 2020

Lunch ideas for when you are in Zoom meetings all day

Recently, I spent the day in online appointments. My sessions were stacked back-to-back, starting at 7:30am. I ate breakfast, came to my office with a cup of coffee, a glass of water in hand and got started. By noon, I was ready for lunch but had nothing organized or prepared. […]
April 2, 2020

5 Culprits in our Food Cravings

Are you finding that you are craving more carbohydrates these days? You aren’t alone. Based on the questions I am getting from clients and what I see happening on social media, food cravings are something we are all facing. In this post, I highlight 5 general culprits that lead us […]
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 […]
December 2, 2017

Dietitians share their Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

We are officially in the Christmas and holiday season! If you are in the middle of a diet and lifestyle renovation, the holiday season can throw in new (and unanticipated) challenges to your lifestyle.  If you are looking for gift ideas that inspire health and wellness, I have you covered! […]
June 21, 2017

Maintaining diet and lifestyle progress on the weekends Part 2

Does your lifestyle thrive on the structure of the weekday but struggle over the weekend? You aren’t alone. Nutrition researchers have known this for years, which is why in most studies, data from weekend days are specifically collected, in addition to weekdays. In my practice as a Calgary dietitian and […]
June 15, 2017

How to maintain your diet and lifestyle on the weekends Part 1

You work so hard during the week. You are committed, diligent and focused on achieving your diet and lifestyle goals. Then the weekend comes along, and things seem to fall apart. This is a common frustration I hear from my clients. Sound familiar? During the week, we tend to have […]