Stop dieting and start nourishing yourself

Many people believe that in order to be successful with weight loss, dieting demands endless willpower. You think they need to deprive themselves of nearly everything you love to eat. But you also have to filter the sea of health advisors, all of whom advise differently with what to do with your health. Eat vegan! No, eat paleo. Follow Weight Watchers! No, use Intuitive Eating. Before you even start, you’re confused, stressed and exhausted!

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“Three months later I have lost 23lbs! I could never have done this without Frances . . .”

“Before meeting with Frances I spent 8 years in pain, with a Fibromyalgia (FMS) diagnosis. Then I spent 5 years actively trying everything to lose weight. Assisted by Doctors, lab tests, even training sessions with 4 different people. No one could figure out why I couldn’t drop weight. The only thing that worked even a little was both time consuming, difficult and resulted in injurie.

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Mindful Eating: Eat by Choice, Not by Habit

Do you ever find yourself repeating the mantra “I will not eat junk food. I will not eat junk food.” Then, at your next social event, you’re diving in at the dessert table. Or, you go home for the holidays to your loving – and maybe a tad crazy – family. You’ve worked on reforming your eating habits, because you want a trimmer waist and more energy. But they don’t understand food reform. They encourage – or maybe pressure – you to eat like them, the way you always have.

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Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Blood Sugar, Weight, Sugar Addiction

Artificial sweeteners increase your weight, spike your blood sugar, and make you crave sweets. The irony is that they appear to be doing exactly what people consuming them hope to avoid. What’s going on, and what can we do instead? A recent study, published in Nature magazine, caught some media attention. In this study, the researchers spiked drinking water

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Are Your Beliefs Making you Fat?

Walking to the doctors’ office that day with her 12 year old daughter by her side, Belinda thought it would be the same old thing.   She needed to improve her diet, get more active, yeah, yeah, yeah.  There was no point really.  She had seen her mother spend most of her life dieting, and what had it done for her? Just made her fatter. Belinda knew she had no willpower, plus, she loved her precious food. Besides, they gave her a pill that took care of her Type 2 Diabetes. Adjust her dosage, and go home.

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Super-Size Your Wallet + Smoothie Recipe

What’s crazy about buying two pounds of organic strawberries for five bucks? Okay, obviously, the price. But what’s crazy would be to buy the strawberries when bushels of them are oozing out of our garden beds. Then why on earth did I buy any more berries? For one, these are premium, seasonal berries that are in their prime. Second, the cost is dirt cheap, compared to what I would pay for berries out of season. Even when buying frozen, these are still dirt cheap.

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