The Problem Isn’t Too Much Fruit: Enough with the Tired, Old Advice

Anyone who watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” knows that Mika Brzezinski, Joe Scarborough’s co-host, has made it her personal mission to fight obesity in this country. She’s frequently ridiculed by Joe and others on the show about her position on food, physical activity and weight. But if you go by the recent psa-like spot in which […]

Eating in Restaurants: A Mindful Meal

Many woman who come to our healthy weight management program mention the challenges they have with dining in restaurants.  Let’s face it, a full menu to select from, large portions, food exposure, and socializing while dining can make meals in restaurants a bit challenging.  Bringing the practice of mindful eating with you to a restaurant can […]

It Happened This Week – Title X Funding, Aretha Franklin, and Simple Changes for Weight Loss

Many critics this week were decrying the effect proposed legislation might have on women’s health care. Several bills have been proposed recently that would decrease funding or even eradicate the Title X Family Planning program, which Nixon signed into law in 1970 to fund health clinics. One bill would stop all funding to any clinic […]