Before we are able to use food as medicine, we have to first talk about the whole picture here. I know you’ve probably heard the saying, ‘you are what you eat.’ But you aren’t just what you eat. You are what you do. Every action you take – what you eat, what you do for work, how you sleep, how you interact with others – matters. And every action you take affects not only your body, but your … [Read more...] about For People Wanting to Learn How to Use Food as Medicine
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The Dreaded “Grey Area” Today, let’s talk about convenience foods. Before we can talk about using food as medicine, we need to discuss the safety of our food supply. We each have some tricky decisions ahead to make about GMOs, pesticides, and food additives. I want to ask you to keep an open mind. Read the whole post before deciding what you believe to be right and wrong. I'll try my best to … [Read more...] about The Price of Convenience: GMOs, and Pesticides, and Additives! Oh my!
Yay, we made it! We made it to the fifth and final step in this 5-step approach to making changes that last. We started with how commitment is the foundation of your healthy eating changes. Then we talked about how support is also key to your changes. The third step was on how to make your first change, following with turning that change into a habit. And that brings us to this fifth and final … [Read more...] about The Art of Making Changes that Last: Balancing Changes
First question, how have you been doing with staying committed to your goal? How about with that support group of yours? If you need a refresher, you can always go back to the commitment post or the support and accountability post. Now, how have you been doing with your first SMART eating change? Have you forgotten about it already? That’s ok if you have because this week is all about maintaining … [Read more...] about The Art of Making Changes that Last: Forming Habits
Once you've committed to your goal and have support and accountability, you’re ready to make your first eating change. Let’s dig into how to make a SMART change. When you are choosing your first change to make, think back to the goal you have committed to. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about how to reach your goal? If your goal is to lose weight, then you … [Read more...] about The Art of Making Changes That Last: Your First SMART Change