Posts Tagged ‘carb cravings’

Why Is It So Hard To Lose Weight With PCOS?

why is it so hard to lose weight with PCOS

If you have PCOS and are having difficultly losing weight, you aren’t alone! This is the most common complaint I hear from my patients with PCOS.  It can be so frustrating to try diet after diet, along with exercise, and get minimal results while you see others around you losing weight on the same program.…

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How to Handle Holiday Sweets in the Office

It’s that time of the year! If your office is anything like mine, the holiday sweet are piling up everywhere. My nutrition office is in a large medical practice and patients send in tempting gifts of food every holiday season. It’s like navigating a land mine of sugar! Boxes of chocolate near the fax machine,…

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9 Tricks to Tame Your Carb Cravings

If bread, pasta or chocolate calls your name, you’re not alone. Carb cravings are one of most common complaints I hear from my patients.. There are many reasons for these cravings. Some studies are suggesting certain foods, often carbs, light up hedonic centers in your brain, causing more cravings. And there are a host of…

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Eating Triggers and How to Handle Them

How many times have you vowed to stick to your healthy eating plan but found yourself getting derailed because something triggered you to eat? It could be the smell of fresh baked bread when you walk by a bakery or the sight of candy on your co-workers desk. Or maybe once you start with pasta…

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14 Reasons Why Sleep is Important for PCOS

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I find that most of my patients with PCOS spend a great deal of energy focusing on their diet and exercise regimen, but tend to neglect one of the most important aspects of health when it comes to PCOS – sleep. What percentage of the time do you wake up feeling totally well-rested? Probably not…

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Strategies to Deal with Holiday Sweets

The holidays have snuck up on us this year. And so did the holiday goodies that are appearing everywhere … offices, parties, even hair salons! While there is nothing wrong with enjoying a holiday sweet, many of my clients (and myself) can experience trouble controlling their intake. If you are a sugar-craver and feel that…

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Nutrition Tips for Women on Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day! This day is for you. If you are a mother, you know how difficult it is to get time for yourself. Most of the mothers I know have HECTIC schedules and find their own needs take a back seat to others. Who has time to eat healthy meals, fit in exercise or…

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23 Strategies to Control Nighttime Eating

23 strategies to control night-time eating

“I’m so good during day … but at night I can’t stay out of the kitchen”.  Sound familiar? I frequently hear this from my clients. It happens to me as well.  So why is it that we are able to watch what we eat during the day but night time brings out the food demons?…

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5 Nutrition Tips for Women on Mother’s Day

Whether you’re a mother or not, most of the women I know have hectic schedules and don’t take enough time for themselves. Family and work obligations often come first. Who has time to plan healthy meals and snacks, fit in exercise or get enough sleep? This takes a toll on our energy levels, weight and…

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Does Eating Breakfast Make You Hungry?

why does eating breakfast make you hungry

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what if eating breakfast makes you HUNGRIER than if you ate nothing? You try to do the right thing and pour yourself a bowl of healthy cereal topped with a banana but an hour later you are ravenous! Why does eating breakfast…

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