Category: unhealthy dieting

I’ve been involved with the health and fitness industry since 1979. For some that was a hundred years ago, for others, it seems like yesterday! I got involved with the industry after losing 50 pounds that found its way on to my unsuspecting body. I had always been a “toothpick”.  My sister used to say […]
With the proliferation of weight loss programs over the years, you have been "trained" focus on results before anything else. Think about it. when you start a diet, the motivation is the visual you have in your mind of being thinner, stronger and feeling like a new man or woman, right? But the natural course of this kind of focus (solely on results) eventually leads to failure.
.....the reality was my body had been trained to crave what it needs not what I wanted. I realized at that moment, it's all about listening to my body, NOT my "diet head", it’s about being healthy.
A bit of some pie, a slice of the cake, January's coming, resolutions I’ll then make. I won’t worry now, what time I would waste, I won’t eat that much, simply a taste. I promised myself, I’d diet next year, I promise I will, you’re reading it here.In the scheme of things, what’s a pound or two? I’ve lost it before, I’m sure you have too!
As we  shift in to the frenzied holiday season, healthy intentions are left behind. Once the chaos of the holidays takes control of our lives,  January 1st is the day of salvation. But you know, and I know,  New Year’s resolutions rarely have lasting power. Granted, we’re far away from January 1st, however many people […]
"The reality is this, if you focus on living a healthier lifestyle, the weight will be where it needs to be. In fact, my clients that focus on changing their lifestyle, are the most successful at achieving a healthy weight that is lasting."
We are such a diet obsessed country. We no longer place value on healthy food, simply on calories. We've lost sight of the importance of creating meals at home as well as sitting around the table sharing a meal with family and loved ones.
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"In my opinion, food isn't the culprit in obesity, it is the lack of knowledge about food and the disrespect of food that has taken obesity to the level it is at today."
This past week, USA Today came out with a story that polled about 1000 people asking if they would rather have a million dollars or a great body. 1 out of 4 would rather have a perfect body than a million dollars. I don’t know about you, but I was wondering about health. Why wasn’t […]