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Sunday
Feb282016

Top 7 Cravings - and Healthy Foods That Satisfy Them

We can start our day with the best intentions, but somewhere along the way cravings call our name. Before we know it, we’re 3 cups of coffee in, and half the bag of chocolates is gone…. 

The good news—there IS hope, and it starts with learning a bit more about why you might be having specific cravings. 

In addition to identifying your triggers for cravings, finding better foods to satisfy them will help retrain your brain (and your tastebuds!) over time. As a result, you’ll more easily stick with your plan and be able to dodge temptation altogether. 

Read on to learn the top cravings my clients share and the healthier foods they use to satisfy them.

 

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Tuesday
Aug182015

Indulgence: Friend or Foe for Weight Loss?

Do you allow room for indulgence in your weight loss program, or do you say no in fear it will sabotage your results?

“Treating” ourselves tends to be a hot topic among my clients. There’s often an underlying anxiety about never being able to eat x, y, or z food ever again once they start a healthier eating regime.

One concept I always teach, however, is that behind every long-term success story, there is always a healthy lifestyle that included an indulgence now and then.

Just how do we navigate the road of “progress, not perfection” in this way? How do we give indulgence room in our eating plans without setting us back in our habit change and fat loss? Read on for strategies to help discern how indulgence can best complement our healthy way of life.

 

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