An estimated 1 billion+ women will be experiencing menopause by the year 2025, 12% of the world’s population. While menopause is an inevitable part of aging, historically it has been a taboo topic tied to a lot of stigma and shame. Read on to learn about the stages of menopause, the common symptoms, the physical…
A New ‘Before and After’
Read one client’s story about how her perspective on food and her body have changed since discovering, working through, and putting into practice the principles of Intuitive Eating.
September is PCOS Awareness Month
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a commonly misunderstood condition that impacts millions of women. PCOS Awareness Month is an opportunity to build understanding and awareness around what is a complex medical condition. Here, empower yourself by learning what PCOS is, what causes it, what the symptoms are, how it is diagnosed. Plus, some suggestions on lifestyle habits to help manage symptoms.
The 5 Best Benefits of Ditching Diets For Good
The alternative to dieting and struggling with food and your body is not giving up. There is another way. Intuitive eating helps you let go of the guilt and shame around food and your body and the benefits are transformational!
Values: Your Personal Guide to Your Most Authentic Life
Getting clarification on our core values can give us insight into caring for ourselves in the best way possible and making decisions in the realm of food and movement.
5 Ways to Naturally Balance Your Hormones
I recently had a client ask, “How do I balance eating with awareness of the effect of hormones on my body?” and “Do I need to work on eating some foods versus others?” I thought this was a great question and I figured likely a common one. Hormones impact many different physical, mental, and emotional…
Don’t Let Football Season & Tailgating Sideline Your Healthy Eating Efforts
It’s officially football season! A common concern I hear from clients is how to enjoy tailgating and all the fun without completely ruining all of their efforts to eat healthier during the week. It is possible, but takes some pre-planning for sure. Here are some tips to try… Come prepared. Keeping things light at these…
The Blue Zones
Americans spend close to $110 billion dollars a year on gyms, supplements, and diets in the hope that they will help us feel better and maybe even look younger. For ages people have been searching for the “fountain of youth”, the secrets to looking and feeling younger and living longer. Earlier this month I attended…
Smoothies: The Perfect Snack and Summer Treat
Warmer weather has arrived! To celebrate, my girls and I have been enjoying smoothies. Smoothies are a great way to pack in more fruits – and even veggies – to yours and the kids’ or grandkids’ diet. They are a great on-the-go snack or even breakfast because they take mere minutes to whip up and make the perfect cool-down…
Variety Is The Spice of Life
Did you know surveys show that most consumers at the grocery store buy the same 130 or so products over and over? Think about the last week or two. How many new foods have you tried? Maybe you tried a new recipe or one of the different types of whole grains that are available, like quinoa…