So, How’s it going with your Health Goals?

We are two weeks into the New Year and I had noticed a swell of new people at the local gym where I work out. This is the normal rise in numbers that I have experienced over the many years of going to our local YWCA.  I am commenting on this observation for two reasons:  […]

What are Your Health Goals for 2010?

Happy 2010!  This is a great opportunity to take some time and map out your health strategies for 2010.  The same approach you might have used to carve out your business goals is the same approach that is necessary for you to have success in health and happiness.  I am not a big fan of […]

Can’t Resist Certain Foods?

If you find you are among the many who seem to lack will power to control your intake of certain types of foods, you are not weak or lack self-control.   Recent research shows that many people who are over eaters, tend to be that way based on a number of factors.   First, people are conditioned […]

Go Nuts for A Good Night’s Sleep

  Walnuts Walnuts have a high level of the essential fat alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Our bodies are unable to make this fat; we must get it from our diets.  The fats in walnuts are mostly polyunsaturated, a good heart-health-promoting type of fat.  As is the case with other nuts, walnuts are a source of protein, […]

Fortifying Junk Foods

Health Canada has recently asked the public for comments on a proposal from food manufacturers to add the enzyme- asparaginase to certain foods.  The foods that would contain this additive are those that are eaten by millions of  people every day.  They include: Bread, Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, and other flours, French Fries, Potato Chips […]

The Unique You

I recently had a coaching session with a client. She was a bit uncertain about this whole meeting with a dietitian. According to her, she has had a lot of experience with diets and various weight loss programs. She has tried many over the years.  She is also frustrated and fed up with all of […]