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Month: January 2017

What matters is you

What matters is you

    This morning, while reading the news, I came across a report advocating starting your day with carbohydrates.  It stated that carbohydrates at the beginning of your day would help keep you fuller longer, and more importantly, would help sustain stable blood sugar levels throughout the day.  I read through it and briefly considered how I felt eating carbohydrates at the beginning of my day.  I finished that article, and returned to the news feed.  Ironically, a few articles down…

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Free yourself

Free yourself

Making dietary changes can be challenging.  We have been influenced to see dietary changes as restrictions, limitations.  So one of the questions I get asked frequently is how do I stay committed to the way I eat.  I think about this a lot, because there are many factors here.  But of them all, the main reason is because I don’t see the way I eat as being limited. In the 80s we all were raised to believe that fat was…

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My thoughts on Whole 30

My thoughts on Whole 30

Whole 30 is quite a popular program these days.  There is much to be said for it, and many people have seen good success while using it.  If you’re not familiar with the Whole 30, essentially you take 30 days and eat clean.  Really clean.  You will eliminate wheat, gluten, grains, dairy, sugar, soy and processed foods and additives.  It’s an excellent way of eating, really.  It’s very nourishing for your body and very gentle.  30 days allows your body…

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Resolve

Resolve

It’s the start of a new year, and for many that means new year’s resolutions.  I’ll admit, I love new year’s resolutions.  There is something so fresh and hopeful about a new year, it inspires us to turn a new leaf.  But we all know how easily we become disenchanted with these new goals, and then before long we’ve given up.  It’s happened to me, it’s happened to us all, but it doesn’t need to be this way. Just as…

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