Is Time-Restricted Eating Better than Dieting?

Is Time-Restricted Eating Better than Dieting?

Intermittent fasting is becoming more popular these days, and for good reason.  Quite frankly, it can be a lot easier to embrace as a concept or a behavior than going on yet another diet.  When you think about it, intermittent fasting, or time-restricted eating has one rule.  Intermittent fasting would go something like “I don’t…

Do We Eat More When It’s Cold?

Do We Eat More When It’s Cold?

Because of popular demand, I am going to set out to answer this burning question.  If you were to ask a bunch of people if they gain weight in winter, I bet you would find that the answer is yes.  After all, we tend to hunker down, stay indoors, and go for various comfort foods. …

Is Self-Care a Good Motivator?

Is Self-Care a Good Motivator?

Often when we think of self-care, we conjure up a vision of taking a break, hanging out in nature, or even going to a mindfulness meditation class.  Those are some of the ways you can go in for self-care.  But there is much more to it than that.     In fact (bear with me here),…

Top Blogs of 2021
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Top Blogs of 2021

This past year has been a tough one, upending many of our lives and habits.  We have had to cope with lots of changes, lots of anxiety, and have had to come up with creative ways to keep our heads above water.  Along the way, perhaps we were buoyed up by thinking that “this too…

Finding the Self-Control to Eat Less
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Finding the Self-Control to Eat Less

Often when someone decides it is time to lose weight, they are focused on wondering if they have the motivation and willpower to finally stick with it.  “I just need to find my motivation” is the oft-expressed refrain. The assumption is that to lose weight, one has to restrict eating, and that restriction will not…

How to Eliminate the Stress of Dieting
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How to Eliminate the Stress of Dieting

Anyone on a diet can tell you it isn’t fun.  It’s ironic.  Following a diet is supposed to take the guesswork out of what to eat.  Simple and easy, right? But, easier said than done.  The whole experience can end up being a litany of deprivation, too much change at once, and the installation of…