How Much Do You REALLY Weigh?

“How much do you weigh?”It’s not a complicated question, but the answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Sure, you could step onto a scale right now and get a number that represents your weight at this particular moment.The problem is that your...

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The 3 Superpowers of Curiosity

How curious are you?Curiosity is defined as a strong desire to know or learn something.Some people consider it a strength, others not so much.Admittedly, I’m a curiosity-driven person. It’s what has helped me grow, learn, and explore the world around me....

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Adding Vitamins to a Big Mac Doesn’t Make it Healthy

Prior to sitting down at the table for Thanksgiving dinner, I had a quick exchange with a family member about whether drinking red wine was good. It started because they were about to fill their glass for a second time, and said (only half-jokingly) “after all, red...

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Who Are You Comparing Yourself To?

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”   Have you ever heard that quotation before? It’s meant to be a helpful reminder that always comparing yourself to other people is a sure way to reduce the satisfaction and joy in your own life. Just a couple decades ago...

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ThriveMarket – an Honest Review

Have you checked out ThriveMarket.com? I joined last year just before my youngest went away to college. It was an easy way to send her nutritious snacks, and honestly it was one of the only ways I could get some food products that I just couldn’t find in...

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Push the MyPlate Away

I’ve mentioned before in previous posts that I’m not a fan of the USDA’s MyPlate guidance for healthy eating. I’m going to talk here about a few of the major concerns I have, and why I steer my clients towards other approaches instead. The Graphic is...

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How to Measure Your Food

For many people, one of the first steps to taking charge of their health is to get a better understanding of where they’re starting from. One of the most significant ways to get that baseline is to track the food you eat every day for a week or more. And...

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