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Eat when you feel hungry and stop when you feel satisfied. Sounds easy right? Well, guess what- it isn’t and the lifestyle of today doesn’t help make it any easier. So what can you do to ensure you do this one thing? Here are a few tips to get you started. In between meals, when you think you are hungry- try to drink a full glass of water, wait 10-15 minutes and see if you are still hungry. When your stomach is growling- eat whole foods comprised of vegetables, fruits, healthy carbs, lean protein, and healthy fat. Pay attention to...

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Society is so focused on a magic pill, the quick fix, 21 day detox, convenience products and a fast paced lifestyle that we forget about making our health and wellbeing a priority.  We need to start prioritizing our wellness by eating a variety of quality whole foods - including lean sources of protein, vegetables, fruits and complex carbohydrates. Drink more water! Participate in daily movement and get adequate sleep.  We need to hold ourselves accountable and show ourselves compassion.  Hate to break it to you, it’s simple, not easy. You aren’t going to see lasting results with a quick fix. ...

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You’ve probably seen stuff on social media about the nutrition program and the benefits of doing nutrition coaching.  You may be motivated to participate in nutrition coaching to lose weight, gain confidence, improve performance, or to decrease your risk of developing chronic diseases.  Whatever your WHY… HOW can you get the most out of your nutrition coaching experience? As you contemplate getting started with nutrition coaching, here’s a list of the top 10 ways you can get the most out of your nutrition coaching experience: Sign up for a long term approach - be ready to commit to at least...

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Has one bad meal turned into a bad weekend?  Has one bad weekend turned into a bad month?  Instead of feeling guilty, take a deeper look at what triggered the event.  Ask yourself these 5 questions and learn how to identify what triggers are causing you to go off track.

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Physical and emotional hunger may be easily confused, but there are key differences between the two. Pay attention to how and when your hunger starts as well as how you feel after eating. Physical hunger tends to... Develops slowly over time You crave a variety of food groups You feel sensation of fullness and take it as a cue to stop eating And you have no negative feelings about eating Emotional hunger is likely if… It comes on suddenly or abruptly  You crave only certain foods You may binge on food and never feel a sensation of fullness Or you...

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