How to Save a Diet Fail: What to Do When You Fall Off Your Chosen Meal Plan

Have you ever committed to a meal plan, but fell off track because of habits, temptation or victim mentality, then didn't know what to do next? Join the club. Here's how to SAVE your healthy lifestyle efforts. Many of us have been here: We find a meal plan, diet book or nutrition program.Start on a … Continue reading How to Save a Diet Fail: What to Do When You Fall Off Your Chosen Meal Plan

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Mindless Eating: Why You Can’t Stop Eating Sugar, Gluten, Salt and Other Addictive Foods

Stalled in your health goals? Acknowledge the foods & drinks that take you off the rails. As a Duke-trained, professional Integrative Health & Wellness Coach with Functional Nutrition training, not only do I recommend becoming more mindful of WHAT you eat, but also HOW & WHY you eat. It's all part of my free Manage … Continue reading Mindless Eating: Why You Can’t Stop Eating Sugar, Gluten, Salt and Other Addictive Foods

How to Practice Mindful Eating by Considering WHEN (Not What) You Eat

Maybe you plan your meals, but what's happening in between them? If you keep a mental or written note on what you plan to eat each day, well played! You're preparing your army in the Game of Health (GoT, anyone?) However ... life often throws us curveballs, like donuts, or dragons... All too often, we've trained ourselves to … Continue reading How to Practice Mindful Eating by Considering WHEN (Not What) You Eat

Science suggests spreading meals 6 hours apart is key to fat burn and weight loss

When it comes to nutrition, yes, WHAT you eat is key. But going cold turkey & completely overhauling your food choices DOESN'T GUARANTEE FAT BURN AND WEIGHT LOSS. In my trainings at Duke Integrative Medicine as a professional integrative health & wellness coach, and in my Functional Nutrition trainings as well, I've learned some key … Continue reading Science suggests spreading meals 6 hours apart is key to fat burn and weight loss

How Stress Makes You Fat: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Mind-Body Connection and Slim Down in the Process

Our thought patterns & emotions deeply impact nearly every illness we can get - from arthritis to headaches, from the common cold to cancer. What does this mean? That our mind, brain and body are all chattin' it up with each other all. the. time. What's more? You can help these major pieces of who … Continue reading How Stress Makes You Fat: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Mind-Body Connection and Slim Down in the Process