Why it May be Difficult to Lose Weight

Why it May be Difficult to Lose Weight

Most of my clients have weight loss as one of their top 5 health goals.  It’s a great goal, especially with the multitude of studies showing that obesity is associated with poorer mental health, reduced quality of life and is the leading cause of death in the US and worldwide due to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. I think this is one of […]

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

Sixty percent of American adults experience heartburn, also called acid reflux or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) each year. GERD has nothing to do with the heart despite the common name. Rather, it is an upwelling of stomach acid from the stomach where it belongs, into the esophagus, where it burns. The burning sensation is the result of stomach acid coming into contact with the delicate […]

MINDFUL EATING

MINDFUL EATING

  The typical American eating the typical American diet eats on the run, eats in the car, eats at their desk, eats in front of the TV, or eats standing in the kitchen. It’s become a rarity to actually take time for food and sit down to eat a meal without any distractions. Regardless of WHAT we are eating, I want to address HOW we are […]