Category Archives: Motivation

I Can Have it Tomorrow: A Tip From a Client

Does this sound like a familiar scenario?:  You’ve just finished eating a delicious, satisfying meal and you’re now faced with the temptation to eat yet more food– maybe an invitation to the local ice cream shop, perhaps a chocolate bar … Continue reading

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Are You in the 6%?

We all know that America is struggling with health issues…. but did you realize how few people adhere to 5 key health behaviors that can reduce the risk of chronic disease? Take a look at this shocking article I recently … Continue reading

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Food Photo Roundup 2: Meals

Being a nutritionist, it may come as no big surprise to you that I find it interesting to see what other people eat.  Not in a judgemental way, but more out of curiosity.   Plus, when I’m feeling like I’m … Continue reading

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Baked Carrot Fries

I got the idea to make these from the show My Diet is Better Than Yours— have you seen it?  I don’t watch TV but heard about it through one of my favorite podcasts, The Fat-Burning Man (Abel James).  I … Continue reading

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LOVE Yourself– and Notice CHANGES Happen

        Valentine’s Day is coming… Some say it’s a stupid holiday created by the devious floral, candy, jewelry and greeting card industries.  Maybe they do take advantage, but I say if there is a day that has … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Counter?

I just saw this interesting article yesterday and had to share! The 20lb Cereal Box: Kitchen Counter Foods that Relate to Your Weight Keep boxed cereal or bottled soda on your counter?  How about cookies?  According to this study, you … Continue reading

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Stuck? Motivation vs. Conscious Decision

  (From Office Space, one of the funniest movies ever)  🙂         I find the topic of motivation fascinating.  Motivation, or lack thereof, comes up a lot in nutrition counseling sessions.  “I know what I need to … Continue reading

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Calorie Counting? Skip it and Trust Your Body

            Counting calories was something I used to frequently recommend to clients for weight loss, but I have found myself doing this less and less often.  In theory, the concept appears to make perfect sense:  … Continue reading

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“But I Love to Go Out For Ice Cream in Summer….”

              It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means… well it really means that we need to remember all those who died while serving our country.  We have a lot to be grateful for!  But … Continue reading

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Fun at the Library: A New Book and An Inspiring Talk

Food and laughing.  Two of my very favorite things in life.  If you share similar interests I have a book you need to read.  I had never heard of Jim Gaffigan but he’s my new favorite comedian.  Imagine Jerry Seinfeld … Continue reading

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