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2 Keys to ease stress eating

2 Keys to Ease Stress Eating #nutritionmonth2017

We all eat when we’re not physically hungry and use food for comfort or to ease stress some of the time. That’s so normal. So human. The challenge is when food becomes a go-to mechanism for soothing, distracting, or numbing uncomfortable emotions. Or when it’s consistently used to “take the edge off” after a long, [...]

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A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

Picky eating can make mealtime feel like mayhem. There is only so much you can do to get your kid to take in nutritious food before throwing in the towel and giving them whatever the heck they want. Makes perfect sense that managing picky eating is one thing dietitians are focussing on to help families [...]

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Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli

Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli

This was definitely the most delicious thing I ate this week. Seriously. How did I not think about making an aioli using almond butter, before this? The Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli was featured on Global Calgary in my segment about mindfully enjoying nuts and seeds. So now that you watched the video, are you ready [...]

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3 Unconventional Tips for Better Digestion #nutritionmonth2017

3 Unconventional Tips for Better Digestion #nutritionmonth2017

Embarrassing and uncomfortable digestive symptoms suck. When you are experiencing gas, constipation, bloating, diarrhea, etc., it makes sense you want to find a solution and you want it, like yesterday.  It’s natural for people with digestive woes to start looking into what they are eating that could be contributing. Unfortunately,  this can sometimes turn into [...]

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6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Mentor

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Mentor

So you’re tired of feeling stuck in your body, overwhelmed by the “should-do’s”, obsessed with what goes in your mouth, or like you just keep failing. And you’re considering hiring a wellness professional to help you move out of your rut and gain some healthy momentum. First off, kudos to you, it is a huge [...]

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Your #1 Untapped Resource {That You Refuse to Appreciate}

Your #1 Untapped Resource {That You Refuse to Appreciate}

What if you owned a valuable resource that could help you heal your relationship with food, help you feel the way you want to feel, and help you live your life more fully? Would you take the time to get to know and appreciate it? In today’s video, I reveal your #1 untapped resource that [...]

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3 Undeniable Benefits of Dieting

3 Undeniable Benefits of Dieting

Yup, I’m an anti-diet dietitian and I’m here to discuss the benefits of dieting. Dieting serves us in many ways, which is why we try diets again and again, until we finally hit our “diet rock bottom.” In today’s video, I reveal these benefits and offer perspective so you can get out of the dieting cycle [...]

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Diet Culture

F*ck You, Diet Culture

Diet culture - it doesn’t just make you feel like you need latest health or weight loss fix, but like your worth depends on it. It makes overcoming the diet mentality (deeply entrenched thoughts about controlling food intake and body size) incredibly difficult and keeps people painfully looking for short-term solutions to long-term problems. It is [...]

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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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Sally Powis-Campbell on Holistic Mental Health

Sally Powis-Campbell on Holistic Mental Health

Sally Powis-Campbell, Calgary psychologist, joins me to speak about the many factors that impact mental health. We jam on everything from how breathing, mindful eating, and mindful movement play a role in mental health; to the positive impact of essential oils and being engaged in the community. First, enjoy this video and then, join us in [...]

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