People who have worked with me know my gentle ways with anything related to nutrition, with the exception of TRANS FATS. I get a little worked up about it and rightly so! [Read more…]
Eating clean. This new catch phrase entertains me and irritates me. First of all, what is it? Secondly, eating ‘clean’ imparts some sort of sterile-ness to our food source or how we feed ourselves. Consider for a moment…where our food comes from that makes eating ‘clean’… nearly impossible, literally (regardless of what it is meant to imply) and a bit ridiculous. Our food grows from the earth…in dirt, soil, fields. Furthermore, most growing food is treated with something because we demand perfectly, shaped, colored, large, unblemished produce. So why ‘clean’? [Read more…]
I have endorsed, lived, breathed, practiced and taught mindful or Intuitive Eating for years. As a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor it is my mission to spread the word about a practical and sustainable way to feed yourself that relieves you of guilt, food rules, emotional eating, deprivation, obsession with food and cultivates balance, health, peace and quality self-care. Pay attention because diets are out – they are harmful to your health! [Read more…]
Focus. One thing at a time, I remind myself daily.
I find myself feeling so scattered some days. So I have my mantras…Stop! One thing at a time…the mantras help. I finished my last newsletter the other day and I stopped to contemplate the content. It addressed one way to improve health:
Strive for five, fruits and vegetable daily (emphasis on vegetables)
Included were a few examples of how to do so; [Read more…]