So many of my clients tell me they want to add in foods and/or supplements as a way of helping to manage peri- or post- menopausal symptoms. How can we do this in a way that doesn’t jeopardize all the hard work of letting go of diets and embracing intuitive eating? Or trigger a relapse of eating disorder behaviors? This article will be the first in a series of conversations about gentle … [Read more...] about Gentle Nutrition can Help Manage Menopausal Symptoms
Are you using food as a coping tool? You're not alone. Stress brings this on and it’s been a really long, stressful first two weeks of the year. Between the angry mob of white supremacists storming the capital, the second impeachment of this President, then add in the COVID 19 pandemic … it’s hard to focus and it is stressful! It’s also normal to use food as a coping tool - whether that means … [Read more...] about 4 Signs You Are Restricting Your Food
I wanted to share something that came up during my Holiday Survive and Thrive Challenge last week. During the lessons and conversations that happened during the Challenge, one question came up that I believe confuses many people. That question is..."What is Disordered Eating?" This is a term that can confuse many, so let's clear that up now. Disordered eating is different than an eating … [Read more...] about One question that confuses many…What is Disordered Eating?
This Thanksgiving and December Holiday meal times will be strange, plain and simple. For many of us with families out of town, our celebrations will be small. Still, some of my clients have expressed concern about those obnoxious food and body comments that always seem to arise at family get-togethers. “Did you gain those quarantine 15 too?” “You look so thin? What have you been doing?” and … [Read more...] about 5 tips to enjoy Holiday Meals this year with Family and Friends
It is natural to want a quick immune system boost, particularly in the middle of a pandemic, and at the start of a long cold winter with cold and flu concerns. Unfortunately, internet marketers are out there looking to take your money and hawk their “immune system” boosters. If you’ve been told that you can boost your immune system overnight, sorry to burst your bubble. Our immune system is very … [Read more...] about Five Steps to Boosting Your Immune System Quickly
This is a delicious and healthy recipe that includes broccoli. Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 6 cups broccoli florets, chopped and steamed 1 Tbs sesame oil 1 tsp ginger, grated 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp sesame seeds Prep: Wash and chop broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Steam broccoli until just bright green. Grate … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Sesame Ginger Broccoli