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  • 5 Simple Mantras To Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions
    Throughout the day we all need reminders to stay motivated, focused, hopeful, and optimistic. When trying to manage our health and wellness, it’s easy for outside factors to get in our way. Motivation is crucial when it comes to keeping your New Year’s resolutions and continuing on your health and wellness journey. When you feel yourself slipping, just remember these five little motivators. Click here to continue reading this post I wrote for Martha Stewart.  ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Hope for 2016
    I am sharing this amazing post as part of my last blog post in 2015. This was a fantastic year during which I discovered people like Susan Guzman, Riva Greenberg, and others who share my belief in the power of words. I’m seeing subtle changes in the words people are using related to health, and I’m hearing conversations about the importance of making these changes. The messages we send – as people with diabetes and ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • How to Decode Emotional Eating
    In my last video, Why do we turn to food?, I shared a little bit about my long struggle with eating. I asked you to think about why you eat, when you eat, and what you eat so we could do a little more work in this video to help you decode emotional eating. Thank you for all of your comments and insights! Bottom line: When a craving doesn’t come from hunger, eating can never satisfy ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • History of Restaurant Kitchens
    Believe it or not, restaurants did not always exist. It seems chefs and food services have been around since the beginning of time, but the concept of a restaurant — where any paying customer could order from a menu — did not come into existence until the 1700s. Before that time, chefs worked for the nobility or were part of a guild where there were set practices and very traditional menus — no such ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • 2016 Resolution: Fact Check Your Source, Leave out the Politics
    When I starting writing this blog four years ago my goal was to shed some light on the many misconceived views about food and nutrition. The new media has delivered. There continue to be so many conflicting messages, in some cases completely false, that get repeated by journalists and consumers until people believe they are true. This may at times be intentional and at other times simply be the byproduct of soundbite news. A very small piece of the ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2015
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