I was standing in line at Starbucks today and a conversation at a nearby table caught my attention.  It was 3 middle-aged men sitting there, and one of them was going on and on about his opinions on weight.  "Being overweight is what's unhealthy!  Think about it, you don't see fat people in nursing homes. […]

June 5, 2017

Don’t take your health advice from the guy sitting at Starbucks

I’ve been ordering my groceries online and having them delivered for a while now (life-changing btw), and recently I accidentally ordered a huge slab of butter that looks like a brick.  So buttering a piece of bread is currently super awkward because this brick of butter is rock hard and the butter doesn’t spread easily at […]

May 23, 2017

How I responded when my son said, “More butter!” six times in one meal

Everybody overeats sometimes.  It is within the realm of normal eating.  But if you find yourself overeating often, it may be problematic for your health.  Not to mention it just doesn’t feel good. In my experience, there is one main reason that people overeat – distraction. You know the drill, you’re sitting at home having […]

March 13, 2017

The #1 reason most people overeat – and what to do about it

Same song, different verse… Every year I like to post about Lent.  Mostly because the meaning of it has become incredibly warped in our current culture. Somehow the Lenten tradition of fasting for spiritual reasons has become another pointless diet. The most common things I hear people talk about giving up for Lent: chocolate, candy, sweets, […]

February 27, 2017

Why you shouldn’t give up food for Lent

It doesn't take much to be sucked into nutrition, health and wellness headlines.  The writers are ninjas at getting us to click on their content, and they'll go to whatever lengths necessary to capture our attention.   Which headline are you more likely to click on? "Study shows that eating when hungry, stopping when full, is […]

February 13, 2017

Are you thinking about food too much?

I wrote this a couple of years ago and decided to repost it because it is so relevant….   If you believe eating a food is going to make you feel bad (physically or emotionally), it probably will. The mind is a powerful thing.  Studies show that believing something is going to happen increases the […]

January 26, 2017

Repost: Confirmation bias

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