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3 Steps to Conquering Your Sugar Cravings

Are you constantly thinking about where you’ll get your next sugar fix, your next “guilty pleasure” or “cheat?” Ever swore you were only going to  “just have one,” and before you know it the entire box is gone? Or—and I know this was one of my big problems—have you made an excuse for why you NEED ...

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The Gospel (aka: The Good News!) About Exercise

What if I told you that you could lose weight by eating more, sleeping more and exercising less? Would you believe me? Or does that sound too good to be true? I get it. It can be hard to comprehend—even for me!—the fact that I’m in the best shape of my life while working out LESS ...

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4 Hormones That Sabotage Weight Loss (& How to Control Them)

You’ve tried everything to lose weight. Not just exercising, but every kind of exercise—running, lifting, yoga, Pilates, CrossFit. Not just dieting, but every kind of diet—Weight Watchers, Atkins, vegetarian/vegan, Paleo, low carb, SlimFast, Beachbody. Not just supplements—but hundreds of dollars of pills, powders, shakes, you name it. Not just self improvement, but every kind of self ...

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3 Reasons You’re Eating Perfectly & STILL Not Losing Weight

Time and time again, my team of Dietitians and I see clients who are seemingly doing everything “right” and aren’t seeing the weight loss they want. I know how frustrating it is to work so hard and not see results on the scale or in the mirror! That’s why we always look deeper — beyond just ...

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Calories Aren’t All That Count

On one of my first days working as a hospital dietitian, I had a patient come in with a feeding tube. A feeding tube is a device used to provide nutrition to people who cannot eat orally. This patient was receiving all of his nutrition through the tube, which means I could control every last calorie ...

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5 Tips for Holiday Sugar Cravings!

’Tis the time of year when we’re bombarded with sweets and sugary treats EVERYWHERE. Work parties, family gatherings, everywhere we look. Christmas cookies, candies and junk will be thrown in our faces. It’s socially acceptable to stuff our faces and binge on everything under the sun because “everyone’s doing it.” Over the last month I’ve been ...

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6 Healthy Holiday Rituals

If the holidays seem to catch you off guard every year (how do they do that!?), I’ve got six stellar tips that’ll get your mind and body ready to handle them like a champ! Get excited and confident about feeling the best you ever have after a holiday season. My 6 Healthy Holiday Rituals that’ll help ...

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What About Cheat Days? (5 Considerations)

Oh cheat days. We all want ‘em. They satisfy our inner rebel. They make us feel alive. They’re also familiar and comforting, as including them may have been the only way to survive restrictive diets in the past. You know I want to give you the best answer to your questions, and it kills me to ...

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5 Reasons Why People With Diabetes Need to Eat Fat

In our personal coaching program we work with hundreds of clients who have diabetes and, time and time again, we see their need for blood sugar reducing medications (like insulin and Metformin) decrease when they eat more fat. A common misconception when you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is you’re doomed to forever be “a ...

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Stay Fueled to Shed Pounds

Attention all hopeless dieters! I come with exciting news. You know how you feel cranky, irritable, stressed and starving? You don’t have to feel this way, and you do not need to keep starving yourself in order shed the pounds. Before you keep reading, you better march right over to your kitchen and grab a PFC snack so ...

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