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 […]

When to Stop Eating

Our blog post yesterday was on the topic of determining when you’ve had enough, of anything.  One thing that can be challenging for those of us who’ve dieted in the past, is determining when we’ve had enough food. Overeating on low calorie foods until we are stuffed, starving ourselves until it triggers binge eating, previous […]

Portion Distortion – How Mindful Eating Works

Monday morning, while my husband was flipping TV channels, I caught a glimpse of champion competitive eater, Takeru Kobayashi being arrested for crashing an eating contest he was not supposed to participate in. I by no means follow the “sport” of competitive eating; however it got me wondering how a person could eat so much in […]

I Cook Healthy Foods, I Just Eat Too Much

If I had a nickel for every time I heard this concern, I’d have a lot of nickels!  I work with so many women who understand the basics of nutrition; some even have an advanced understanding of nutrition, but all still struggle with health and weight loss.  Why is it that knowing what foods are good […]

The Key to Successful Intuitive Eating for a Healthy Vacation

Intuitive or Mindful Eating on Vacation I just returned from a week’s vacation that included plenty of meals out with all the trimmings. Perhaps it’s needless to say, but my pants are a tiny bit more snug than when I left.  So if I’m an accomplished intuitive eater, why did this happen? According to intuitive eating […]