We tend to blame individuals for obesity, but it is a biopsychosocial, global phenomenon. Our modern way of living makes us fat, and I offer five ways in which we can all work against this and help each other and ourselves be healthier and happier.
Starch is long chains of sugar! I drastically reduced sugar and flour-based foods in my eating plan (and increased my exercise), healed from obesity and feel younger at 61 than I did at 51. And I love my new way of eating, thanks to great substitutions.
How I lost six pounds I'd recently gained: protein, vegetables and determination were the keys to not feeling hungry or deprived 🙂
I gave myself permission to feast during my last visit to Brussels, gained six pounds, and am now happily practicing constraint as a balance
Boosting your protein a little bit each day can help conserve muscle after age 30 (!) and keep you full and satisfied. Here are my 12 favorite easy, healthy ways to add protein to your day.
Why is protein a secret weapon for women (and men) over 45? There are at least two really good reasons. Here's why you might consider bumping yours up a bit, in a healthy way.
What can we do about cravings? Here are five powerful strategies that can help.
Why do so many of us struggle with cravings? An obesogenic culture, foods that overload our reward systems, emotional eating and a noisy inner toddler may be among the reasons
"Holiday-proof" your self-care and sail through temptation at events, by focusing on the people (not the food), planning ahead, hunting for primal foods, fighting pressure with positivity, and keeping a glass of water in your paw 🙂
For my monthly challenge in September, I chose to do a Whole30, which I had never done all the way through before. Our older son Alex got married in August, which meant riotous celebration and vigorous dancing to Latin music…