Tag: Diet & Nutrition

Why? Why?

April 1st, 2011, No Comments

Hungry for Health: A Journey Through Cleveland’s Food Desert – A Documentary, begs to ask two questions: If Willa Sparks can do it, why can’t you? Why does Willa Sparks have to?   Hungry For Health: A Journey Through Cleveland’s Food Desert from Theresa Desautels on Vimeo. Hungry for Health features a day in the [...]

March is National Nutrition Month!

March 2nd, 2011, No Comments

The American Dietetic Association is encouraging everyone to Eat Right with Color What exactly does that mean? Michael Pollan writes in his wonderful book Food Rules, “If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t.” “The colors of many vegetables reflect the different antioxidant phytochemicals they contain – [...]

Cook Your Food – To Know Your Food

January 12th, 2011, No Comments

As we recently discovered from the Consumer Reports Diet Survey, many of us over estimate how healthful our diets and eating habits really are, we under estimate how much we weigh, we’re busier than we’ve ever been and yet not nearly active enough. And only about 50% of us limit the amounts of fat and [...]

Know Your Food

January 7th, 2011, No Comments

In the introduction to my eBook, The 5 Tenets of Permanent Weight Loss, I write: “What did you have to eat today?” The problem that I encounter over and over again when I ask anyone this question is that most people don’t really know, or sometimes they can’t remember, let alone know how many total [...]

Part 7 of Dr. Berardi’s Second Interview with Christine Williams

November 17th, 2010, No Comments

Worst weight-loss foods, why losing fat doesn’t mean starving, and the 90% rule. Part 6: The importance of working with a coach, fish oil, vegetables and “The Power of Less” Part 5: Aging and your metabolism, why we gain weight with age, and nutritional strategies for health and metabolic activity Part 4: The limits of exercise cont’d, [...]

Part 6 of Dr. Berardi’s Second Interview with Christine Williams

October 27th, 2010, No Comments

The importance of working with a coach, fish oil, vegetables and “The Power of Less.” Part 5: Aging and your metabolism, why we gain weight with age, and nutritional strategies for health and metabolic activity Part 4: The limits of exercise cont’d, social support and your weight loss journey Part 3: Emotional eating cont’d, cravings and exrcise, [...]

Healthy Food Picks at Stellar Prices

October 4th, 2010, No Comments

With diet-related diseases such as diabetes, stroke, cancer and heart disease claiming over half a million American lives each year, the importance of healthy eating is indisputable. Yet in many cases, the most nutritious foods are also the most expensive — making it tempting to fill your shopping cart with less-healthful fare for the sake [...]

Is Saving-Up for Dinner Ruining Your Diet [and Weight Loss Efforts]?

August 11th, 2010, No Comments

[Not eating – and then eating too much] is a common practice [that] many that of us are guilty of. We forgo eating all day long because we know we’ll be eating out that night, or [because] there is a special event coming up later in the day and we want to be able to [...]

Clean Eating: 5 Simple Steps

July 2nd, 2010, No Comments

Clean eating is a diet program based on the idea that the best way to eat is to abundantly enjoy whole foods — that is, foods as close to their natural state and you can get them. This means eating fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins instead of pre-packaged, processed foods or [...]

April is Emotional Eating Awareness Month

April 2nd, 2010, 2 Comments

Understanding Emotional Eating It’s normal to participate in some emotional eating. Most of us celebrate with and entertain with food…we prepare and share food with friends and loved ones when something sad occurs. Emotional eating happens on a continuum. Some people do it a little and it’s not at all problematic. Some people do it a lot…and [...]

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