Posts tagged healthy eating
How to Make the Transition to Better Eating Habits

The transition to healthier eating can feel paralyzing, overwhelming, and even uninspiring. We know what we prefer, what comforts us, and what we crave. The mere thought that we may have to take such foods out of our lives seems plain awful. Well, I have life-changing news for you! Eating healthy does not equal eating rabbit food and, thus, giving up all satisfaction in dining. Read on to learn more!

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Spring Clean Your Shopping Routine

The pursuit of a simpler, healthier lifestyle often has as much to do with what we choose to leave out as it does with adding new routines and habits. Whether it’s stressscreen timeinflammation, or problematic foods, there are plenty of things we can stand a little less of while we’re working toward our healthiest selves. Consider taking a look at your pantry while you’re tackling spring cleaning. One way that I cut back on unnecessary extras in my life is paying attention to the list of ingredients in my food, cleaning products, and stuff I slather on my body. Read more to learn about my tips.

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Use Food to Clean Up Your Mood

We know that when we eat well, we feel better. And yet we don’t always appreciate the link between the food we eat and our mood and behavior. Did you know that 95% of our body's supply of the neurotransmitter serotonin is manufactured in the digestive tract? In fact, our digestive system is often referred to as the body’s "second brain." If we can improve imbalances in our gut, we can clear the way for a healthier, happier frame of mind. HERE are some tips to help improve your mood, starting with an important foundation for health—the food we eat.

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Tips to Avoid Mindless Snacking During the Holidays

Ah, the holidays—‘tis the season for family gatherings, work parties, and get-togethers with friends. While it can be a festive and fun time, it also brings many opportunities to fall out of step with a whole foods, plant-based diet. Whether it’s eggnog or gingerbread, the temptations of the season can be endless. And even though we convince ourselves that “it’s only once a year,” the season can last as long as six weeks! I know I’m not alone when I say that more than once I’ve rolled into January feeling cranky, stressed out, and frustrated with my eating habits of November and December. Read more about my tips to avoid mindless snacking during the holidays here

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Tips to Keep Your Eating Clean and Healthy This Summer

Ahhhhh, summertime! Longer days, warmer nights, and freedom from the rigors of the school year beckon to kids and parents alike. While all this makes for a pleasant change of pace from the colder weather and busy schedules of the school year, it also means it’s shockingly easy to take a vacation from the clean and healthy eating habits committed to all winter and spring. I’ve identified a few common barriers to clean eating in the summer along with some strategies to help you stay on track. Click here to learn more.

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