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Changing your relationship with food

This Introduction to IFS by Dick Schwartz is clear and on point in describing the sweet transformations that occur every day in my office. Countless parts of us are involved in that relationship, from the critical part that chastises us for eating a donut, or picks at us for not…
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Myths and truths of dieting….

Dieting gives us purpose. It keeps us on the straight and narrow path toward unveiling the beautiful, skinny person that lives inside of us. Myth! Binges and overeating reinforce just how undisciplined, apathetic and hopeless we really are. Dieting is our consistent way of getting it right. Myth! We worship…
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Heart happy oats

Bagels, lox and cream cheese loaded with capers make my belly do a happy dance. Cheesy grits and eggs are a warming comfort food on brrrrrrr cold New England days. Yet, neither do much to lower my high cholesterol, a genetic gift from both my folks. So bah humbug I…
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Eat a rainbow of color

And I don’t mean Skittles! Phytonutrients are chemicals produced by plants. Phytonutrients give plants their pigmentation, which simply means the more colors you eat, the more phytonutrients for your body. A good way to tell whether a fruit or a vegetable is rich in phytonutrients is by the depth and…
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Berry Quinoa Power Bowl 

3/4 cup cooked rainbow quinoa 2-3 tablespoons vanilla plant-based yogurt (i.e., soy, almond, coconut) Pinch cardamom 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 8 fresh blackberries 2 large fresh strawberries, sliced 18 fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1. In a single serve bowl, stir together cooked quinoa, yogurt, and cardamom until smooth.…
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