This March, Dietitians of Canada‘s Nutrition Month campaign is entitled Take the Fight Out of Food. For many of us, our ‘food fight’ may be with ourselves, our children, or other family member, it’s important to remember that food can be a source of joy and pleasure, and not a battleground. Here are 5 of […]
Stress Can Cause Overeating It is no surprise that the more stressed we get, the worse our nutrition habits become. Stress makes finding the time and energy for meal planning, shopping and cooking harder. Stress and sleep deprivation also trigger physiological changes in our hormones that drastically influence cravings, food preferences and hinder weight […]
A few weeks ago I wrote about rekindling my practice of meditation after taking many years off in my post “Why do we stop doing things that are good for us?”.
Despite wanting to develop a regular mindfulness meditation habit, it has NOT been easy. As a working mom I told myself there wasn’t enough time, it was not the “right time,” or that I was too tired. Other days there was no excuse and I just simply did not want to do it. …READ MORE
Binge eating or eating in an uncontrolled way can happen to anyone at any age, gender or weight. This is a common issue for many of the clients we see in our practice but the good news is that there is hope and a way to overcome this challenge with the right support. Listen to my monthly radio program for more info. …READ MORE
One of the areas that our nutrition counselling practice specializes in is weight loss. Losing weight and keeping it off can be easy for some of our clients but incredibly hard for other clients. What makes the difference? If you are overweight and have been frustrated that the scale does not seem to budge there may be several reasons why. …READ MORE