The Dreaded Month of January

I don’t think you need to only eat soup for a month and I definitely don’t think you need to try drinking charcoal lemonade or a juice cleanse.
I think it’s great if January motivates people to try to change their lifestyle with the goal of health… but I generally hate the way people seem convinced to do it. I didn’t write this piece to discourage people from changing their lifestyle but to encourage them to love themselves at any size and know that the number on the scale doesn’t equate to healthy or unhealthy. Small tweaks can change the trajectory of your whole life. Those are the things that will make you feel healthier, have more confidence and more energy. Shifting priorities can help you make up your mind to stop dieting and start living a happier, healthier lifestyle

“No one food will make or break your diet”

When a woman like Edwena talks about nutrition you’re going to want to listen to what she has got to say. Her family inspires her to cook, she loves learning from her aunts and she believes that all foods fit in a healthy diet. She thinks foods are for nourishing and not for demonizing.

She’s of the opinion that people should make cooking a priority and the government should be taxing overly processed foods while subsidizing local fruits and vegetables.

WTF is a nutrition buzzword

The latest on nutrition found here. Buzzwords are used on food labels to convince consumers that the food may be healthier than it really is. Read more for my thoughts

The DIET in Dietitian

In terms of human nutrition the word diet refers to the total amount of foods (and beverages) consumed by one person. What we hear and see on the internet, TV and from our social environments seems to¬†provide a¬†surreal definition. Nutrition is a science. We are constantly learning more about nutrition, however, some of what we…