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Shape Your Path

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In the book Switch, Chip and Dan Heath describe our behaviours and habits as being like a person riding an elephant. The rider is the “thinky-brain” of logic and reason. The rider tries to control the elephant, and succeeds… for a while. The elephant — massive, strong, and powerful — is the primal, emotional brain […]

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So Your Nutrition Plans get Derailed on the Weekend

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I Get it!! It happens to me & my clients as well.  We’re experimenting with a new technique that’s proving to be quite successful. I’d love to share it & help you increase your adherence this weekend. Studies show that us mere mortals deal better with challenges when we visualize the challenging situation and record a plan […]

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I Can’t believe I’m a Published Author!

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Hi There! You know how much food and health matter to me, especially now that I’m focusing my career to helping people regain their health through nutrition. I believe that food is our medicine, that with the right diet we can ensure we remain healthy or gain control over the symptoms we are sometimes plagued with. Many […]

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Changing Behaviours is Hard!

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Joe and I got back from visiting with family in Nova Scotia last week.  When I measured my body fat on Friday it was up 2%!    Yup, no surprise there — drinking every evening, rich sauces, deep-fried foods & birthday cakes — yes plural! If I want to return to pre-NS body fat, I’ll need […]

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Do You Struggle with Cravings?

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Cravings for food increase after a period of food restriction and/or nutrient depletion. That’s why diets almost always lead to binging. Processed foods are engineered with portions of fat, sugar and salt so that the reward properties are much greater than traditional whole foods, making them super addictive. Consider items such as ice cream, burgers, […]