What would you do if you were told that starting tomorrow you will no longer be allowed to eat sugar? Truth be told, many of us would feel a sense of urgency to go out this evening and eat sugar-laden foods to our heart’s content. In fact, we’d probably eat way more than we really … Continue reading The slingshot effect: how restricting foods can be harmful
One of the pillars of our my online nutritional coaching programs is teaching my clients which foods are going to propel them toward better health and then helping them develop an approach to eating that centres around these foods. Getting clients to this point does require a little elbow grease and even some discomfort on their … Continue reading Why meal plans don’t work for most people…
Many of us have been there before. You’re implementing good nutritional habits – getting your veggies in, paying attention to your protein, and listening to your hunger cues. Then, a small misstep somehow turns into a binge. One cookie, which wouldn’t have been a big deal, becomes three cookies. Then you think you’ve “ruined” your … Continue reading How does a bite turn into a binge?