As if there weren’t already enough eating disorders out there, there is a now another condition that is spreading rampantly. It’s called Orthorexia and the definition is a person who suffers from an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.
There is a new spin on obesity that people are first beginning to understand. Before blaming weight gain on lack of self-control or laziness, recent research suggests that the bacteria in our gut may be a key contributor.
I'm about to release my new book "Breaking Your Fat Girl Habits". You may think - What does this skinny chick know about losing weight? See my transformation from 2005 as a restrictive Vegan working out twice a day killing myself - to current day 2015 applying half the effort!
live in the capital of stressful living. While it would be awesome to leave the city myself or tell my clients to just check out and move to a farm or beach town- this is our current reality and we live here for good reason.
Are you religious about your workouts - yet still don’t have the body you want? Exercise will provide disappointing results if you’re kind of like “Well, what I eat is not really a big deal because I’ll burn it off anyway.”
As a school nutritionist, I'm always thinking about easy solutions for parents with nutrition on the go. When sending your kids to school, snacks should be well thought out. In fact, it’s a good idea for children to graze every few hours to keep their blood sugar stable and energy levels up.
Through all the disappointments, challenges, and not feeling “at home” with most situations or people, I don’t think I’d be able to function if I didn’t believe there was a divine reason for everything. My spirit would for sure be broken.
There is a quote that goes, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” The amount of success and happiness we experience is greatly influenced by those we allow in our inner circle.
No matter how challenging our situation is, we can often work through it if we have good health. That said, why then do we abuse our bodies so much and, in doing so, sabotage our energy and emotional wellbeing?