Why Sugar Makes Your Brain Crazy

Sugar does weird things to our brains. We all know this. We also know that we are supposed to give up sugar (or at least decrease it), to help our health. But why is it so fraking hard to do?! I have/still do struggle with eating sugar. Its my personal weakness. Especially, when I am…

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The best way to navigate sugar cravings

How do I navigate sugar cravings? This is the biggest thing I get asked by my clients.  My follow-up question is usually, “when do you notice that you have them?”  Because in order to navigate them, you first need to figure out what is triggering them. Usual culprits: Stress, lack of sleep, poor food choices. …

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Dealing with sugar cravings while pregnant, and what I learned monitoring my own blood sugar

One thing that I have noticed being pregnant (both times) was that it brings about the most intense sugar cravings. And when I cave into them, I often feel guilty because, obviously I come from a place of knowing too much. Its still really hard though, even for health coaches. I think it mostly stems…

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Should you count calories for weight loss?

The argument of “calories in, calories out” has been drilled into our heads forever. Its easy to say, well “its only thermodynamics!” Sure, you can be one of those people who track every single thing you eat and figure out the exact number of calories you should eat vs. how much you are supposed to…

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