April 26, 2012Do you remember the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears? In the story, Goldilocks tries each bear’s bowl of porridge and finally decides to eat the little bear’s bowl which was “just right.”
April 12, 2012Over the summer, when my partner was pregnant, we got into the habit of making a Friday night trip to our local ice cream shop.
April 10, 2012“If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it”, she said. It was a radio interview and the guest (not a registered dietitian) was giving tips on how to eat “healthy.”
March 14, 2012This is the first entry in a new series exploring healthy weights, weight management, and feelings around food and eating with respect to weight. We welcome you to take part in the discussion and share your stories.
March 12, 2012I grew up a true Albertan omnivore. This didn’t mean I was a mindless eating machine (though, in my teens that wasn’t far from the truth) but, basically if it was food I would eat it.
March 1, 2012March is Nutrition Month! Join us as we explore popular food and nutrition myths. Please enjoy our ongoing series throughout the month.
February 28, 2012I lived at work in January. I didn't pull out a blow-up mattress and horrify the nurses by wearing my bathrobe around, but that did sound like a good idea some nights…especially when I was here so late that the lights were turned out on me twice
February 22, 2012During my childhood, my mother told me a lot of nutritional "facts" that turned out to be totally untrue. I'm not sure if she really believed them, or if she just wanted me to eat well.
January 31, 2012They say that the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach. For me this is a truism. When my partner steps into the kitchen to make something delicious I feel my heart grow three sizes - just like the Grinch on Christmas day.
January 24, 2012Note to the reader: This posting is a part of the blog series on mindful eating.