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How to Prevent Overeating

How to Prevent Overeating This Holiday, Without Restricting

The season is upon us! Food is everywhere. Set yourself up for success by having a plan to prevent overeating this holiday, without restricting. I shared some positive and practical tips with my friends over at Global Calgary. I decided to run a LIVE round of the free, online 10-Day Mindful Eating Kickstart Challenge to [...]

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Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding

Try this: Coconut And Pom Chia Pudding

Looking for a dessert, snack, or breakfast dish that tastes great AND is a good source of fibre, check out this Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding. I recently spoke of the benefits of fibre and shared the gist of this awesome recipe on Global news - you can view the Global video by clicking here. Chia seeds [...]

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5 mindful eating tips to help you enjoy food MORE this holiday!

Often I’m told this time of year: “Why bother thinking about mindful eating. I just want to have as much as I want…” or “I have absolutely no willpower. I just LOVE food too much...” or “I’m just going to skip lunch to save up for the big family dinner…” There seems to be this thought [...]

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Are you making these 3 mistakes {that are keeping you in eating overwhelm}?

In my last post, The #1 thing holding you back from health this season, I wrote about how I think uncontrolled eating and poor health over the holidays is caused largely by overwhelm. It is difficult to make decisions to support health when life feels chaotic and there are tempting treats everywhere! If you struggle [...]

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The #1 thing holding you back from health this season…

December is a difficult month to stay healthy. In fact, it can feel almost impossible. You’re extra busy at work, holiday parties are abundant and indulgent treats seem to exist everywhere you look. You don’t have enough time to plan and prep your meals, enough energy to move your body, or enough willpower to control [...]

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Chocolate for Good Health: Part One

It's February – CHOCOLATE month! At least in my books. Chocolate is often dubbed a sinful treat, but could it actually be healthful? Perhaps… Chocolate 101 In order to deepen your love affair with chocolate, it is important to know a thing or two about how it is processed. This flowchart may help you understand the series of steps from [...]

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Fuel, flavour, and fun for the holidays!

Is the Christmas season about family, friends, and fun? Or stressing over what you eat? For some, this time of year can be stress-inducing and guilt-ridden. But it doesn't have to be this way. To enjoy your holiday (including the traditional holiday foods) read on! In case you missed it, here is a video with tips [...]

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