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PN Blog: Eat Well and Prosper

Yep, it's the day before the trick-or-treating frenzy, and Halloween candy has been lurking in pantries, offices, and break rooms for weeks. We think of Halloween as one day, but really October is the start of months of sweets and treats. Halloween in October is follow...

A client recently asked me this question, and it is one that I often hear. It is really a loaded question because it assumes that the goal is to lose weight. I did answer the question for the client, and I find it simple to respond. I thought I would take the time to w...

...and maybe you haven't, but I haven't posted on this blog in over a year! This was part of why I hesitated to start a blog in the first place, since I struggle to find the time to write and post. I love writing, but my time seems to get crowded by other more urgent m...

Has your life been crazy lately? How do stressful circumstances affect you? Everyone handles stress differently. And stress affects us in different ways as well. For some people, being anxious or under stress takes away appetite and hunger, and it is a real struggle to...

July and summer heat are upon us, and staying cool is sometimes a struggle. Here's a blog post that has ideas for how to use food and drinks to keep yourself cool on hot summer days, plus some recipes that might be fun and useful. Please keep in mind that my approach i...

Don't we all want to change the world? We'd love to think that each one of us will, and I believe that we do, but not on our own. We take small steps to make good choices and be a positive affect on others. From my faith perspective, I believe we need God's help to do...

I missed getting a blog post during National Nutrition Month® by one day. Finding time to type something up has been a struggle. I felt that it was important to write at least one post about the NNM theme:

Go further with food.*

Food gives us energy for daily living, gro...

This post will be short but I hope it is helpful to you. February is Love Your Body Month (LYBM) in metro Atlanta, sponsored by the Eating Disorder Information Network (EDIN). Positive Nutrition often holds a free workshop sometime in February or early March that invol...

It's New Year's Eve, and already the resolutions are being blasted on social media. Weight loss commercials abound, for programs, books, guides, diet products, foods, and drinks. Headlines about healthy eating and how to make desserts low-fat and good for you bombard p...

Holiday seasons don't have to be a struggle. We can eat well and still enjoy the holiday! How does this work? Here are my 10 tips to eating well during any holiday season:

1. Know your hunger & fullness cues. If you aren't in tune with your body's signals, eating well a...

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