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Lose Weight and Get Healthy!

Seen the phrases ?lose weight? and ?get healthy? paired together before?? Me too. At least a ?Jillian? times. ?Our entire society has come to equate losing weight with an improvement in health. Funny thing that weight loss stuff though. Not everybody gets healthier when they lose weight. In fact, by percentages, most people get more UNhealthy when they lose weight. A more appropriate phrase...

How to Feed Your Kids

?Duke University psychologist Philip Costanzo, Ph.D., found that excess weight in school-age children was highly associated with the degree to which parents tried to restrain their children’s eating. Even well-meaning parents interfere with intuitive eating. When a parent tries to overrule a child’s natural eating cues, the problem gets worse, not better. -Evelyn Tribole; Intuitive...

Weight Fixation: "Waist" of Time

?The cruel irony is that although we become totally obsessed with the daily measures of how ?good? or ?bad? we are (refused dessert = good; didn’t have time to go to the gym = bad), there is no finish line. This weight preoccupation will never lead us anywhere. It is a maniacal maze that always spits you out at the same point it sucked you up:? wanting. We keep chasing after perfection as...