adhd diet
November 30, 2021

The ADHD Hoax.

Yeah, I know you read the title of this post and thought I was going to say that ADHD isn’t a thing. But that’s not what this post is about. In fact, my daughter has severe ADHD. We knew she had it almost from birth. She was always far more
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holiday overeating
November 25, 2021

What to Do – And Not Do – When You Feel Like You’ve Overeaten

Now that it’s officially the holiday season, we need to have a little talk about eating. The holidays are full of delicious food, dinners with family (some more stressful than others), and high emotions. All of this can lead to overeating. Overeating can lead to guilt, shame, and an attempt
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velovita snaps
November 23, 2021

What Are Velovita Snaps aka TikTok Snaps?

I was recently alerted to a new vital TikTok weight loss trend *sigh* called ‘snaps.’ Made by an MLM company called Velovita, snaps are little packets of serums that promise to do things like ‘clear brain fog,’ ‘boost mood,’ and ‘burn stored body fat’ while you sleep. I don’t know
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intermittent fasting weight loss
November 18, 2021

The Latest Fasting Study: Does 5:2 Fasting Yield Greater Weight Loss?

Some things in life are predictable: the way the media reacts to new diet research is unfortunately two of them. We can predict, say, that every few months or so, there will be some crazy media headlines making some new nutrition research seem like it’s the greatest, most groundbreaking thing
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serving size
November 16, 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Serving Sizes, and Why You Probably Don’t Need Them.

1/2 cup of cooked pasta. 3/4 cup of ice cream. 3 Oreo cookies. 1/2 cup broccoli. Serving sizes are ingrained into a lot of us, and for some of us, they continue to be the ‘rules’ we follow when we eat.  But is serving size actually the amount we should
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nutrition myths
November 11, 2021

Don’t Take Nutrition Advice From Someone Who Says These Things.

So much bad advice, so little time. We all want to be healthy, but something that seems so simple is overcomplicated by people who give out bad nutrition advice. There’s no shortage of those people, either, and it all seems to be getting worse – as if there’s a pissing
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