Additional Health Articles

  • 5 Ways to Break Your Emotional Ties To Sugar

    Ahhhhh, the sweet taste of sugar. Gooey chocolate brownies, red velvet cupcakes, lollipops and hard candy, blueberry pie with vanilla ice cream, warm chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven. These are a few of our favorite things…but are they really? Enjoying a wonderful dessert at a special dinner is one thing, but strong sugar cravings every day are another.

  • 7 Surprising Reasons Why Your Body is Weight Loss Resistant

    You’ve been working so hard to lose weight – eating the right foods and exercising – and the scale doesn’t budge. You do everything right and nothing seems to make a difference. No matter how little you eat, what diet you follow, or how vigorously you exercise, the weight just won’t come off. The question is, why?

  • 5 Tips for a Happier Body Image

    Have you ever looked in the mirror and not liked what you see? And then, hours later looked in the mirror again and felt happy with your reflection? Chances are, you have!

  • The Science and Psychology of Intuitive Eating

    Imagine a world where you woke up each day and had an easy relationship with food. You ate when you were hungry and stopped when you were full. There were no moments of being hard on yourself. No beatings when you ate something “bad.” No shame or guilt. No eating out of anger or sadness. You simply ate what you wanted and felt good in your body.

  • 4 Tips for Choosing an Online Nutrition Training

    So you have decided to devote yourself to helping people get healthy. You are looking for online options for training and certification in nutrition. You do a search on the web and up pop a plethora of options. But how do you choose?

  • 5 Simple Tips for Daily Detox

    These days, detoxing seems to be all the rage. You may have read about cleanses and detoxes in the news. Perhaps you may have tried one and the thought of starving yourself again or drinking only fruit and vegetable juice for days sends you into a spiral.

  • How to Stop Compulsive Eating

    Are you someone who eats unconsciously? Do you pick off of other people’s plates? Pop goldfish and munch cheese sticks when your kids are eating their snack? Finish the large size popcorn at the movie theater – by yourself? Do you eat food out of the pot while cooking?

  • Nutrition and Eating Psychology: The Perfect Combination

    We have all heard the statistics: 98 percent of people who lose weight by dieting gain it back within a year; 8 out of 10 women are on a diet; 9 out of 10 women are unhappy with their weight, shape or looks.

  • Four Tips to Banish Nighttime Eating

    How many times has this happened to you? You wake with the best of intentions for committing to your health. You try to make good choices about what you are eating during your day. You head home for dinner feeling like a rock star. You are a health machine running on optimal fuel!

  • Four Tips to Cultivate Body Love

    Does this sound like you? You look in the mirror and say: I have a double chin…my waist is too big…I have thunder thighs…I look horrible in clothes…why are my arms so fat…I am lazy and worthless. Why do I hate my body so much?

  • How do I Stop Overeating?

    We have all been there. We wake up with best of the intentions to eat healthy, fresh food and lo and behold by the end of the day we find ourselves foraging for junk food, trolling for chips or salty snacks, knocking back chocolate or ice cream or simply overindulging at the dinner table. We are left feeling exhausted and wonder: How do I stop overeating?

  • Four Easy Ways to Detoxify Every Day

    Detoxification doesn’t have to be a brutal process of drinking bitter tonics or starving oneself. There are plenty of ways to detoxify every day that work with the body and the psyche to be a supportive experience. Here are four easy ways to detoxify every day or regularly.

  • Five Tips for Saying Good-bye to Your Scale

    Does your weight dictate how you feel about yourself? If the scale has become an ominous presence in your life, it may be time to say "Sayonara, Scale!" Kick it to the the curb! The scale does not define who you are. You do!

  • Five Surprising Reasons Why You Are Bloated

    You know the feeling ... you indulge at lunch and shortly after need to sit with your pants' unbuckled. You take over-the-counter products to reduce gas, but your belly still feels bloated. Resolving bloating and gas may not be as simple as taking a pill. And you can’t figure out the root cause of the problem.

  • Four Things To Do If You Hate Counting Calories

    The constant calculator in your head won’t stop running. Food has been reduced to numbers and fears. It started out as something to support your health, but now it feels compulsive - you think about it all day long. Food doesn’t have to be a math equation. Here are four things to do if you hate counting calories:

  • Five Ways to Become the Happiest Version of You

    You have a good life, especially on paper. You have enough in the bank to pay your bills, friends, loved ones, and hobbies you enjoy. But, you know you could be happier. Here are five ways to become the happiest version of you:

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