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3 Tips to Shift How You Think About Habit Change

3 Tips to Shift How You Think About Habit Change

Photo by Content Pixie on Unsplash Nutrition counselling is often about supporting people with habit change, whether it is adopting new habits, or letting go of ones that aren't quite serving any more. It's not uncommon for people to get "stuck"—a phrase that I hear...

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The 4 Foundations of “Healthy” Eating

The 4 Foundations of “Healthy” Eating

Years ago, I had written a blog post on what I considered the "4 Foundations of Healthy Eating". At the time, I considered those foundations the starting point of "good nutrition," and used them in various ways in my practice. Since then, my views on health, eating,...

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Setting Non-Weight Loss New Year’s Resolutions

Setting Non-Weight Loss New Year’s Resolutions

I know most people don't set new year's resolutions anymore, preferring "intentions" or a "word of the year," or simply seeing January 1 as just another day. Especially with the pandemic, if your only goal for the new year is just to survive, you are doing more than...

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Red Meat & Processed Meat: What this Dietitian has to Say About the Latest “Guidelines”

Red Meat & Processed Meat: What this Dietitian has to Say About the Latest “Guidelines”

You’ve probably heard at some point in your life that meat is “bad for you” at some point or another. In fact, just a few years ago, red meat and processed meats were named “carcinogens” by the World Health Organization. So it may come as a surprise then, that a new set of guidelines coming from an international panel of scientists are saying the amount of meat we’re eating (about 2-4 servings per week) is OK. So what gives?

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3 Intuitive Eating Lessons I Learned Through Breastfeeding

3 Intuitive Eating Lessons I Learned Through Breastfeeding

You've probably heard many intuitive eating practitioners say that "we are all born intuitive eaters," or that "intuitive eating is the default mode." The image that is often used is of the breastfeeding infant who will come to the breast when they're hungry, and turn...

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My 4 Mindfulness Practice Principles

My 4 Mindfulness Practice Principles

Adapted from The Mindful Eating Workbook and my FREE Intro to Meditation & Mindful Eating Mini-Course Mindfulness and mindful eating often get a bad rap for being "new age" or "woo-woo," but a growing body of research is showing there are many benefits to a...

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