Category Archives: Diet

Support Matters!

In the past month, I’ve had THREE couple clients. Meaning, both husband and wife were in on the session. I’ve done a few of these over the years, but to have so many in such a short time has been …

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What Should I Eat?

I just worked with a client who’s ready to change her diet and needs guidance. She started, as so many of us do, with questions about what to cut out. “If I’m going to be making one big cut, what’s …

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The Change Conundrum

In order to change your life, you need to change your life. I know, I sound like Captain Obvious over here, but the truth is that so many of us want something to be different in our lives but we …

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The Three Foods I Don’t Let My Daughter Eat (and the one she eats daily)

Food struggles are often in the top 5 of American parenting challenges. We live in a tough environment for healthy eating: cheap, tasty, non-nutritious foods are everywhere (someone please explain to me why the checkout counter at every single store …

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The Sweetest Option: Fruit Bliss!

I was invited to guest blog over at Fruit Bliss! Many of my clients list “the desire to feel better” as the number one reason they come to me. Often, they are driven by vexing energy crashes, chronic headaches, digestive …

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The Sugar is Hiding in Plain Sight

I just saw this interview yesterday, and while I haven’t seen the movie yet, just watching the trailer had me nodding in enthusiastic agreement. The thing that’s so important (to me) is that he’s eating 40 grams of sugar found …

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The Perfect Meal: A Family Argument

When I run into a client of mine (a wonderful regular occurrence in our Brooklyn neighborhood) with my husband, Gary, he will often introduce himself and then joke that he’s the “before” picture of any of my clients. He does get …

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Confessions from Body Acceptance

I  think of myself as the perfect marketing target for the Weight Loss Industry: I’m bigger than conventional wisdom would call thin. My BMI oscillates between “normal” and “overweight’ on an almost weekly basis and I am vain enough to …

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

I’ve been seeing a common theme with many of my clients over the past couple of weeks. It has to do with absolutes: Success vs Failure, All or Nothing. It has to do with the all powerful F*ck-It’s (my clinical term …

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Anatomy of a perfect entree salad

Whenever my daughter plays restaurant, she always offers me a salad. Clearly that’s my go-to meal; I almost always order salad out and I often serve my meal at home on a bed of greens. But those salads are far …

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