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
Easter dishes, like many other holiday foods, can often be a downfall for healthy diets. While dishes are delicious, creamy, and bursting with flavor- they often also pack a lot of calories and unnecessary sodium and fat. That isn't to say you can't enjoy the old favorites. A small portion size or limiting how many… Continue reading 8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor
We all turn to fast food when our days are too long, we didn't have time to grocery shop or the idea of cooking is just too much. Why not? It's easy, fast and filling. But as I discussed in my last post on fast food, it's having a major impact on obesity in this country.… Continue reading What Is The Actual Nutritional Value Of Fast Food?