Nutritionist

During our lunch today at my office we had the nutritionist from the fitness club across the street come in and talk to us about our food court habits.  All I can say is ouch!!  This woman had one hour to give us a condensed synopsis about where we are going wrong nationally as a society, how we can do better and what works with regards to nutrition.  It was excellent and exhausting, but I feel inspired. The points that were the most helpful to me personally was the idea that you need to learn to maintain your weight eat what makes you feel good and healthy and stop the roller coaster of feasting and then trying to be perfect.  Once you can learn to eat nutritious real food in a way that honours your body consistently for a long period of time then you can try to lose weight. Another idea was that if my great-grandmother would not recognize a food item as food then I shouldn’t eat it.  Think about that one!  Basically you only shop the outside isles of the grocery store and maybe pick up some brown rice in an inner isle.  We got a bunch … Continue reading