A More Obese Nation | Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

We all come in different shapes and sizes. And being a size 2 or 4 doesn’t necessarily mean you’re healthy! Being a healthy weight has a lot to do with many factors not just your clothes size or the scale. It comes down to diet, exercise, effort, consistency, etc. To me, I think it’s more important to look at your body composition (fat versus muscle) than the weight on the scale!! Because you’ll see all kinds of different healthy/unhealthy shapes at for example, 150 pounds! So now that we’ve covered “skinny” doesn’t mean healthy … Obesity has been a big problem in our country for years. And with all of the strides we’ve made as a country to eat cleaner, organic, vegan, buying from local farmers markets, restaurants adding nutritional…

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The Saga of Emotional Eating

I’ve labeled emotional eating a “saga” because … … often times it seems that the theme of emotional eating is a never-ending story. Confession:  Since coming back from my trip to Greece/Italy it has been difficult to get back on my clean-eating habits. I typically eat 80-90% clean and allow 10% give/take of some fun food. But 5-weeks later I haven’t been able to get back on board. I’ve actually been sliding deeper and deeper into bad habits. I’ve had to take a time-out and pin point the cause. I’m not unhappy. I am stressed, but I think overall it’s manageable. After some soul-searching, I’ve realized what a deep impact this last trip to Greece made. I miss my family and I want to see them more often. I haven’t…

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