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Winter Solstice

In Southern California, Winter doesn’t arrive until the holiday sales summon it. Yay consumerism, yay capitalism! Actually, the Winter solstice this year is on Dec 21, 2020, just 4 days before Christmas (if you celebrate). For my family, we enjoy the season as an opportunity to get together with extended family and feast on our …

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Mindful Eating – The “Why”

     The “why” considers the reason for eating such as actual hunger, boredom, a social event, and/or visual cues. Are you eating because it’s an afternoon slump? Maybe it’s time for a coffee break with coworkers, or it’s a friend’s wedding shower. Who knows? But I can guarantee that there will be foods and …

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Mindful Eating – The “What”

    The “what” concerns what types of food are available and selected. Are chips the option because they are convenient and a staple in the cabinet or the vending machine at work? Or can packing some fresh fruit with a handful of nuts (or yogurt, cottage cheese, hard boiled egg, etc) be a better …

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Mindful Eating

      Mindful Eating, also known as Intuitive Eating, is a trending approach to reconditioning our attitudes towards eating. In a previous blog post, I talked about eating healthy vs healthy eating. And this new blog post will discuss both in the context of mindful eating. What is mindful eating?      It is …

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