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More Trust!

There is a fourth component of our metabolism that I didn’t mention previously, as it is the component that we don’t have any control over.  Our genetics make up about 5% of our metabolism.  A small component, but it does explain/account for some of the inherent differences among us.  There is some really interesting  research on infants that show these metabolic differences.  The reason that I mention this now is that it is an important piece of the puzzle when… Read more »

Trust Your Body

Our bodies give us very specific cues to help us regulate our food and nutrient intake.  The problem is that some of us begin ignoring those cues at some point in our life.  Either as a child when a parent thinks that a child has surely eaten enough, and tries to tell them they can’t possibly be hungry…repeatedly.  That child begins to doubt the signals that they know as hunger or the signals that indicate they are not quite satisfied… Read more »

Happy Halloween!

Don’t be fearful of the candy!  Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show, or the junk food as the case may be.  A topic that I believe is at the crux of many eating “issues”, and I use that term BROADLY, has to do with how in tune we are to our body’s natural ability to internally regulate hunger and satiety.  Total mouthful there, but put more simply…do you eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full? … Read more »

Breakfast and Metabolism 101!

Breakfast is a non-negotiable for everyone!  It is so vitally important for optimal wellness, that no one is excused!  And for such a simple task it really has a lot of power.  I am sure that this is not a news flash, but sometimes it is good to have reminders of those things that we already know. First of all, as the name implies, this meal in the morning is breaking the fast that our body has been on while… Read more »

Satisfying your Appetite

It is so extraordinary how evolved our bodies are, what they are capable of, and how they carry on despite all the manipulating that we do to them!  One of the topics that I believe is key to address in almost all scenarios that involve giving nutrition advice is how important it is that we satisfy our appetite when we eat.  If we do not, our body has a funny way of tricking us into it anyway! So basically, a well rounded diet consists of ALL… Read more »

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