It can seem like a daunting task to maintain a healthy diet during the holidays. Thanksgiving dinner will be one of many meals where it seems like it just isn't possible to find healthy choices. If you are going to a loved one's home to share a Thanksgiving meal, or if you are preparing it,… Continue reading Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.
Diverticular disease occurs when diverticula, small pouches, form in the large intestinal wall. Typically the pouches occur from years of a low-fiber diet which results in excessive pressure in the colon from constipation and straining. If the pouches become inflamed and push through weaker spots in the colon's outer layers, that is called diverticulosis. Inflammation… Continue reading Diverticulosis Diet- How to Eat Well and Feel Good
Last week I discussed why all calories may not be equal. Those that eat at night or have a night eating disorder may process calories in a way that negatively impacts their weight. Overcoming night eating is an important step for those looking to establish a healthier relationship with food and benefit from the resulting… Continue reading 12 Ways to Stop Nighttime Eating
In this day and age, it seems like there’s a new and trendy diet every day. Unfortunately they just don’t work. Last week we discussed the principles of mindful eating, this week I’d like to follow up with intuitive eating. Mindful eating is defined as “using all your senses in choosing to eat food that… Continue reading Intuitive Eating
Remember what dinner was last night? Most can’t recall what we ate in the last few hours, let alone the taste. According to a 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American spends 2.5 hours a day eating, but more than half of that time we're doing something else too. Because we're… Continue reading Mindful Eating