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Change, Lasting Lifestyle Changes, Nutrition | Comments Off on Understanding Portions

Understanding Portions

Understanding Portions

Load up on Nutrients, not on Big Portions The best way to get all of the essential nutrients your body needs is to eat a variety of foods and to make every calorie count. Eating nutrient dense foods will benefit your health and help you shed those extra pounds. Nutrient dense foods are those that […]

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Mindfulness | Comments Off on What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Do you live in the moment and without judgment? Or do you float along on auto-pilot, unaware of what is taking place around you? By paying attention to our minds and bodies, we can begin to take more control and “switch off” the autopilot and increase our mindfulness—this simply means noticing things as they are […]

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Change, Lasting Lifestyle Changes, Nutrition, Stress | Comments Off on Reducing Stress and Mindful Eating Curbs Weight Gain in Obese and Pregnant Women: Study

Reducing Stress and Mindful Eating Curbs Weight Gain in Obese and Pregnant Women: Study

Reducing Stress and Mindful Eating Curbs Weight Gain in Obese and Pregnant Women: Study

I came across this in the “International Business Times” this morning and it is great to see that awareness and mindful eating is making it mainstream.  I always say “you can not change what you are not aware of”.  Hope this gives you some food for thought.  Relax and enjoy the holidays!     Wendy By Sangeeta […]

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General, latest wellness trends | Comments Off on Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2012

Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2012

Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2012

Thanks to my friend Chuck….I was sent this article today showing us the latest fitness trends for 2012.  “A survey of more than 2,600 fitness professionals conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine ranked the top 20 fitness trends for the coming year.   The latest picks aren’t just about what’s faddish or in fashion […]

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Nutrition, wellness news | Comments Off on The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Shopping Cart

The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Shopping Cart

The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Shopping Cart

It’s the only grocery list you will ever need.  Dr. Oz covers everything from produce to desserts to keep you kitchen stocked with only the healthiest foods. Print this list and take it on your next trip to the supermarket. Do a check of the foods you regularly eat.  How many are on this list?  […]

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General, Nutrition | Comments Off on Holiday Tips for 2011

Holiday Tips for 2011

Holiday Tips for 2011

The holidays are quickly approaching and this is a time of celebration, friends, family and of course lot’s of food!  I wanted to give you some trouble shooting ideas when entering these uncharted times.  You can use these tips for when you go to parties, family gatherings and whatever situation comes your way.  If you […]

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Mindfulness, Nutrition | Comments Off on What are the benefits of eating with awareness?

What are the benefits of eating with awareness?

What are the benefits of eating with awareness?

This was a great question I saw on line and seeing more about eating mindfully.  Do you eat with awareness? When you eat with awareness, you notice how food affects you.  How you digest different foods is important because not everyone is the same.  For example, soon after you eat a rich, fatty meal, you […]

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Nutrition | Comments Off on Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

With an increased awareness of where our meat is coming from, I found this to be a great article with Thanksgiving just round the corner.  Food Inc. made me start to think about how our meat is grown and what am I really eating when I buy a corn fed or mass produced animal?  Read […]

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Change, Lasting Lifestyle Changes | Comments Off on The Stages of Change

The Stages of Change

The Stages of Change

Are you thinking about changing something in your life? Maybe you want to lose weight, take up a new hobbie, stop a bad habit. Where are you in the readiness to change model? At the end of this excerpt I have posted a link to the full article. Enjoy and let me know what you […]

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Exercise, Nutrition | Comments Off on How to Shed Your Belly Fat?

How to Shed Your Belly Fat?

How to Shed Your Belly Fat?

How to Shed Your Belly Fat? I found this on Dr. Oz and it is the number one question clients ask me.  How do I get rid of my belly fat?  There are no quick fixes and it is described simple and well in this article.  Have a great day and challenge yourself to make one […]

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