weight loss help
One of the most important things my clients work on when we begin our coaching relationship is to honor hunger and fullness. It’s one of the best ways to break away from the diet mentality. There are many examples of how this propels my clients forward in establishing a healthy relationship with food.
Little things add up. Can you think of the everyday activities you do now that used to require movement? If you’re of a certain age you will remember. Others might be scratching their head—life without a smart phone?! Continue reading
Have you ever been so hungry that you ate so fast and too much? All of a sudden your stomach is about to explode? It has been said it takes 20 minutes for the brain to register fullness. If hungry I’m sure you know you can eat a lot in a short period. Gradually brain chemicals and stomach hormones catch up to one another—then it’s the oh my gosh why did I eat so much feeling. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Continue reading
Why Salads may NOT be your best option
It’s not uncommon for someone to think ‘salad’ when trying to watch their weight. Making salads at home with fresh wholesome ingredients is great but ordering what I call ‘designer’ salads at restaurants? That’s another story. Certainly there are healthy ones that indeed would be a good option but that’s not always the case and sometimes it’s very difficult to tell. When possible seek nutrition information online and be informed (or forewarned). Watch video or read transcript (click continue reading).
So I’m here at Panera Bread. Love this place. I come here fairly often to get work done. They’re really friendly (never have had a negative experience), they’ve got great food and it’s comfortable. I can hang out for hours without ever feeling unwelcome. Bonus for me, being the registered dietitian nutritionist I am I like that they’ve been posting calorie information on their menu boards for quite some time. Yes, I want to know – helps me make my best choice. Continue reading