With the holidays behind us, many people have begun thinking about goals for the new year. New Year's Resolutions are a sticky subject for lots of people. We've all had the experience of setting a goal for the new year only to fall flat on our face by the time February rolls around. However, the New Year does seem like a perfect time to "start fresh," so many people attempt to make new health goals during this time. Here are some tips to make sure you're on the right track as
Does the idea of meeting with a dietitian scare you? Maybe the thought of talking openly with anyone (let alone someone who studied nutrition for 5+ years) about your relationship with food is intimidating. Oftentimes, people assume that we'll make them swear off all the foods they love or start counting calories. Let's be honest - who wouldn't want to avoid that? Here's some insight into how we actually approach our first visit with a client: We're Not Going To Judge You It'
Most of us roll our eyes at products that promise jaw-dropping results like massive weight loss or effortless fitness. We all know that change is more than downing piles of diet pills or eating like a celebrity for two weeks. At the same time, at some point in your life, you've probably felt discouraged after setting lofty health goals only to fall flat on your face. Maybe you decided to prepare all your dinners from scratch, but within a week you caved and ordered a pizza.
Diets seem to be one of the most common tools people use when they want to improve their health. And, when you're on a diet, the main focus is usually weight loss. So, when you are ditching diets (because we know they don't work) and avoiding the scale, how do you tell if you're making progress? The aim of diets is to manipulate external factors to change your body size - restricting foods, exercising a certain amount, eating only at certain times, etc. Ditching diets allows
Nowadays, opportunities are everywhere, the career ladder is competitive, and there are a slew of “good things” to do, so it's no surprise that we are an insanely busy society. Stop anyone on the street and ask them, “How are you doing?” and you’ll likely hear the word “busy” in their response. Although a full schedule isn’t inherently unhealthy, sometimes it feels like our schedule is controlling us, not the other way around. There is a strong correlation between stress and