The New Year’s Diet. Cheat your way to weight loss?

What’s in your post-holiday grocery cart? If you’re like the average person, the groceries in your cart after New Year’s Resolution time includes 55% more spent on food and twice as many calories per serving purchased. That’s according to a 2014 study. What’s going on here? Consumers purchased not only more…

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Is Getting into the Best Shape of My Life a Good New Year’s Resolution?

I am good at helping clients create concrete and achievable goals for themselves. We do this at the end of every session. Yet as 2019 approached, I got totally carried away in my own New Year’s Resolutions. I proclaimed, this year I’m going to get into the best shape of…

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Day 2: What Would a Health Coach Do?

 Day 2, 12/27/18: A.M. Weigh in +1.4 lb (lost 1lb)! Today’s Plan: Intermittent Fasting Variation To keep up the momentum in the right direction (and early success was a significant factor in individual weight loss overall success) I’m going to try a smaller time window for eating. This is a…

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What would a Health Coach Do?

Did you add “mass” this holiday season. I did. And not the liturgical kind. Of course, as a health coach, I know better. If you’ve had the same experience, you probably also know better. Do you feel disappointed and drained of your usual energy and vitality like I do?  From…

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Can You Listen as if You Had all the Time in the World?

“How do you get out of a conversation when someone needs to tell you something important and difficult in their lives, and you want to listen, but you have to finish your workout?” a friend asked me recently. This friend and I often find ourselves approached—particularly at the gym for…

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Should You Go Low Carb? Making Sense of the Latest Study

“Low Carb Diets Can Help Keep the Weight Off,” shout the latest headlines. You can read about a study newly published in the highly respected medical journal, BMJ. An article New York Times to gives useful background and caveats. Or you might run across the bold headline without much nuance from other news outlets. You…

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The Water, Green Veggies and Seeds Diet

= WHAT IF you avoided all foods which might not be healthy? I recently sat down to talk diet with a couple who were knowledgeable about various well-researched diet advice yet still confused—as are most people these days—about what exactly to eat and what to eliminate. I struggle with these questions…

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