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Join the Center and BAN “Fat” Talk

On behalf of the Center, I am calling for a BAN on all “fat” talk. If this resonates at all, PLEASE make some noise about this blog/article and share it with your friends! Fat talk, about ourselves or others, is … Read more …

The Happiness Myth

Many of the clients I see tell me, “I just want to be happy,” and I don’t think they are alone. To be sure, this is a fundamental longing for most of us. However, it does make me pause and wonder, … Read more …

Is life more FAST-PACED than years ago?

We often hear or say that time is going by so fast. Is this really true or just our experience because of the busy lives we lead? The other day, I must have heard at least 6 simultaneous “dings” sound … Read more …

A Lesson on Stress

The enclosed excerpt about managing stress was emailed to me from a dear friend who received it from another. I wish I knew who to reference, as it is a wonderful offering. It acknowledges stress as a reality in our … Read more …

Balanced Meals

Eating balanced meals offers more than good nutrition for our bodies. It also supports our emotional, mental and general well-being.  When we eat a variety of well balanced foods, and try different flavors, colors, recipes and ethnic foods, we open … Read more …

Study shows Media contributes to Eating Disorders

In Fiji, where fuller figures are celebrated, honored and esteemed, young women are now obsessed with thinness. After the introduction of television, young people in Fiji struggle to embrace and value long held cultural values, as bulimia is on the … Read more …

Metabolism Myths and Facts

This article is courtesy of Erin Sound and is placed here in its entirety. Why can one person eat like a growing teenager and not gain a pound, while another person’s every indulgence shows up on the scale? Chalk it … Read more …

Helping Children Eat Well – Tips for Parents

 1. Offer a variety of nutritious food at regular intervals – planned meals & snacks.  2. Help your child identify hunger and fullness.  3. Be a good example of normal, healthy eating and lifestyle.  4. Avoid power struggles. Follow the Division of … Read more …

Un-Diet Your Way to Healthy Living – 10 Tips

1. Dump dieting forever!  Diets don’t work!  They increase your loss of lean body mass vs. fat, they slow down your metabolism, and they make weight re-gain more likely.  Also, most are nutritionally inadequate and overly restrictive, which can lead … Read more …

Common Impact of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders impact physical health in numerous ways and include health risks (as listed under Anorexia Basics, Bulimia Basics and Binge Eating Basics). However, there are serious and far-reaching effects on self-esteem, relationships, spirituality, life outlook and overall functioning. It … Read more …

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