Sugar: Friend or Foe?

Sugar: Friend or Foe?

It is Everywhere In our modern food supply, sugar is added to nearly everything.  The estimates are about 80% of packaged foods have some form of added sugar.  This means it is added to a lot of foods that you would never think of having sugar in them.  And the food...
Stop Binge Eating: Interview with Lauren Ciesco

Stop Binge Eating: Interview with Lauren Ciesco

Let’s start a conversation… There are things in weight loss that just aren’t talked about.  The few times they are discussed, they are usually portrayed in a derogatory manner that puts the blame on the individual with the problem.  This is weight bias at...
Kick Cravings to the Curb

Kick Cravings to the Curb

Cravings.  The Achilles heel of any weight loss plan.  Things can be going so well and you can feel so in control one moment only to be hit by a craving the next.  Those urges to eat can feel so intense and so difficult to resist in the moment! There...
Let’s Talk about the Food Guide

Let’s Talk about the Food Guide

Interview with Barbra Allen Bradshaw and Carol Loffelmann This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the co-founders of the Canadian Clinicians for Therapeutic Nutrition and a low-carb female physician facebook group with over 3000 members.  Barb and Carol are both...
The Power of Confident Thoughts

The Power of Confident Thoughts

What does your brain think about when you are heading into a challenging food situation? Have you ever really listened? Often there is a stream of thoughts that are quite subtle.  It is easy for them to go unnoticed. But these thoughts can make the difference on...