Weight concerns in Midlife

Posts will provide evidence-based information on weight concerns in midlife.

February 3, 2021

Body image in midlife: How to improve yours

Trigger Warning – this blog post explores body image, body dissatisfaction and includes reflective questions to explore your own body image. If you or someone you know would benefit from additional support, contact NEDIC or a regulated health professional to access resources to support you. Most women’s body image in […]
October 29, 2020

So your body has changed in midlife…now what?

Midlife is a time of change. Our hair, our skin, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. From vague annoyances like heartburn or poor sleep quality, to more significant disappointments like injuries, fatigue, chronic illness or mental illness… our chaotic nutrition and lifestyle no longer optimally supports […]
April 28, 2020

Want to lose weight? Read this first

Trigger warning – the following post has blatant diet and calorie talk as it explores the biology of what causes us to regain lost weight. If you or someone you know if struggling with their eating, relationship with food, or has a suspected eating disorder, please contact a regulated health […]
January 27, 2020

Are you setting the wrong kind of goal?

If you think you need more self-discipline in your eating and lifestyle, then you are probably setting the wrong goal! Most of us set what are called “should goals” – I should eat more salads, I should go to bed earlier, I should drink less, I should snack less, I […]
November 26, 2019

Should you try Intermittent Fasting?

Trigger warning – the following post has blatant diet and calorie talk as it explores Intermittent Fasting, a kind of dietary intervention.  If you or someone you know if struggling with their eating or relationship with food, or has a suspected eating disorder, please contact a regulated health professional or […]
September 9, 2019

Non-scale victories: setting health goals beyond weight loss this fall Part 2

Trigger warning – the following post has weight talk as it explores weight gain in midlife. If you or someone you know is struggling with their eating or relationship with food, please contact a regulated health professional or visit http://nedic.ca/ In part 1 of this post, I challenged readers to explore […]