So MONTHS ago, I mentioned I was going to try to create a collection of handouts on special diets and today is the day that I finally have the first one for you! The Keto diet is very hot right now. I can't go far without hearing someone talking about being or doing "Keto." As... Continue Reading →
Life in 2019 is no joke. Our plates are filled to the max and they just keep getting fuller. It doesn't help that you scroll social medial and see Cynthia baking homemade muffins and making organic baby food while also working full time and juggling 2 kids. Or Brad who travels for work 4 days... Continue Reading →
Q: I'm so frustrated. I count calories everyday using an app and I think I'm pretty good at it. I saw a dietitian and she agrees. The problem is I keep gaining weight! I eat 1600 calories a day and I don't understand how I can gain weight. What should I do? A: It can... Continue Reading →
Hundreds of women have joined force to provide real-life advice on how to stay positive about their bodies when faced with the pressures of society. Take a look here - Body Positive Thread. One common theme - the number on the scale is just a number and health come from finding happiness and purpose for... Continue Reading →
A new study published last week found some interesting results - children born via c-section are 26% more likely to be overweight and 22% more likely to be obese. Numerous media outlets reported on the story (here, here, and here). This is not a cause and effect relationship, so if you had a c-section PLEASE don't worry... Continue Reading →
A new study has found that talking to overweight kids about dieting and their weight made matters worse. That's right - WORSE. These kids were more likely to binge eat and use unhealthy dietary practices to try to lose weight. Time and time again we have found that kids who use unhealthy dietary practices not... Continue Reading →
This article is nothing short of amazing. Please take the time to read it - This Trendy "Strong is the New Skinny" Thing (and what it could mean for the next generation of girls).
A recent study showed that parents of overweight/obese kids were more likely to restrict food while parents of normal weight kids were more likely to be in the "clean plate club." While I personally don't agree with either, this is a very useful insight - while the parents of heavy children have good intentions, there... Continue Reading →