Weight Loss

Diverticulosis Diet- How to Eat Well and Feel Good

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

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12 Ways to Stop Nighttime Eating

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

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Intuitive 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

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8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor

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