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Being on a Diet vs. Food as Medicine

There is a HUGE difference between being on a “diet” and using food as medicine.  Big huge difference.

When I say using food as medicine, I mean following certain guidelines with food as a way to heal a health condition, improve your overall health and well-being, or restore balance in your body.  This typically means taking certain foods out of your regular diet, and adding in new foods on purpose.  This is much different than being on a “diet”.

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Can you accept your body and still want to lose weight?

The weight loss/health/body image world is often so black and white.  You either throw the diet rules out the window and go crazy eating what you want.  Or you deprive and restrict yourself in order to achieve a body you feel you can accept and love, in the future.

Have you noticed the all or nothing approach out there? Continue reading “Can you accept your body and still want to lose weight?”

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3 Ways to Celebrate You

Why do you do the things you do everyday? What motivates the choices you make in your day-to-day life?

Do you do them because you “should”, or because you are on a constant path to “fix and change” yourself.  It is so easy to get stuck in the mindset of, “when I _____, ______, and ______, then I will feel good about myself, then I will have made it.”

This need to fix and change can often be what is fueling our choices around health and well-being.

Can you relate?

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