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Eat This: The root causes of overweight

Obese, overweight, corpulent, pudgy, fat, heavy, plump, stout, well-padded, paunchy, beefy, pear shaped or heavy hips, apple shaped or rotund, beer belly, thunder thighs, big butt, thick waist and now the Quarentine 15 are all terms for carrying excess weight that could mean you’re not feeling so great about yourself when you step on the scale or put on anything other than your stretchy-non-waist-buttoned-leisure wear.  If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard […]

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Eat This: Seasonal Eating

‘Tis the season to eat in season! Think about your last meal: what vegetables were on your plate? How many miles do you think that it traveled to get there? How long ago was it picked, harvested, or stored before it made it to your meal? And what did that distance do to the invisible life force, the qi (chi), the prana or energy of that food? I’m going to go out on a limb […]

Diets, Energy, Hydration, Mood, Podcast

Eat This: How alcohol affects your body health

Have you ever said it’s five o’clock somewhere as you pour yourself a glass of wine? Well, sometimes people do this because they just feel like they need it to exhale. You need a drink in that moment. And somehow it feels like it’s going to save the day. Or maybe just your sanity in that moment. I think there are times when we all get to that place. Sometimes, for other people, it’s multiple […]

Diets, Energy, Family Nutrition, Food, Podcast, Weight Loss

Eat This: Body Image

Picture this: you walk past the bedroom mirror and catch a glimpse of your fine self out of the corner of your eye. But rather than saying, “Hey there good looking,” the negative self-talk begins: Look at my bum in those jeans, what were you thinking? Or Ugh, I’ve got to do something about my belly. Or maybe it’s, I look so tired, my skin is blah, my hair is a mess, look at how […]

Consultations, Diets, Energy, Family Nutrition, Food, Podcast

Eat This: Intuitive Eating

Are we in a diet culture? Have you ever told someone “you’ve lost weight, you look great!” Or, as you justify eating your favourite treat, “I’m having a cheat day”? Well, believe it or not, that speaks to our diet culture more about weight loss than anything else. Experts say diet culture is a belief system that values, weight, shape, and size over well-being. Really it’s about the rigid eating patterns of dieting that sound […]

Consultations, Diets, Energy, Family Nutrition, Food, Podcast

Eat This: Totally Useful Nutrition

Last week we featured Totally Useless Food information with my downright hilarious guests Nick and Roy, and I loved what they shared. Their random facts and trivia about stuff even I wasn’t prepared for brought some much-needed levity to the podcast airwaves along with some pretty big laughs about all the crazy things they presented. But this week we’re going to do the opposite: totally useful and slightly random foods. Some facts you can actually […]

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Diets, Energy, Food, Podcast

Eat This: Totally Useless Nutrition

Today you’re in for a real fun ride in this episode! And to change things up and keep it all real and interesting, this week it’s time for a different type of self-care medicine: LAUGHTER! While the past two weeks of focusing on self-care, mindful, meditative, and even orgasmic eating, we also need to stay fresh like those recently picked summertime strawberries that I’ve bought at the farmers market the past two weeks!  Sidebar: If […]

Diets, Energy, Food, Hydration, Podcast, Weight Loss

Eat This: Self-Care and Mindful Eating

Mindful eating. What does that mean exactly? And how does that apply to food and eating? This week we’re continuing with the theme of self-care and food, taking a look at a concrete strategy you can actually put into practice by the end of this episode. I’m going to tell you all about the practice of mindful and even meditative eating—something that’s kind of new for me too and that I work on every day—and […]