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The Most Important Holiday Eating Tip

A recent article points out what I think is the single most important tip for avoiding holiday eating disappointment and weight gain.  Bonus:  It is just as important any month of the year. Enjoy a small portion of a favorite food regularly – possibly even every day. Viewing treat food as “bad” or off limits creates a[…]

Emotional Eating Is Fine?

Can emotional eating be a part of a healthy eating plan?  My answer would be, “It has to be.”  Why?  Because we are emotional beings, and acknowledging that can be helpful when setting expectations about our overall eating patterns. An opinion on this appeared in US News and World Report, expressing this very point.  The[…]

Don’t take my green tea latte away!

Imagine a favorite pleasure food, one you can truly savor and enjoy without losing control.  Is it a small piece of dark chocolate?  Or does chocolate of any kind cause you to lose control too much to truly savor it?  Maybe a single ice cream sandwich is pure pleasure without the panic?  This is so individual. For one[…]

Confession: I joined the Godiva Chocolates Reward Club.

Yes, it is true, and I will not apologize for it.  They were passing out samples when I was with a friend who was buying Valentine’s Day gifts for her daughters. I enjoyed every bit of the small strawberry champagne truffle offered to me.  Creamy, just the right amount of sweetness, mmmm!  I ended up[…]