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I love helping women build a healthier relationship with food, gain confidence and trust in themselves, appreciate the importance of emotional health, and ultimately have more freedom and energy to enjoy  life.

That’s what I do.

Have a Plan – What’s for Dinner?

Have a Plan – What’s for Dinner?

Not Sure What to Make for Dinner? Not having a plan is a challenge in achieving and maintaining health goals. Often doing the right thing at breakfast and lunch isn’t hard but when dinner rolls around, whether single, coupled up, or having a family the What’s for...

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Mid-Afternoon Mindless Munching

Mid-Afternoon Mindless Munching

Have a plan. Perhaps you've heard the phrase, if you fail to plan, you can plan to fail. It’s a theme I hear from clients—not planning. Not having a plan leads to problems with not making good decisions and often mindless munching. Eliminating mindless munching Brenda...

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150 Calorie Snacks

150 Calorie Snacks

What does a 150 calorie snack look like? Portion size distortion is very real especially in the U.S. It's too easy to overeat without realizing it! Here, are a few snack ideas to get the most of your food. Some great. Some not-so-great. Curious to know what 150...

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Are you making these grocery store mistakes?

Are you making these grocery store mistakes?

With so many choices and thousands of new products every year, walking into a grocery store is challenging. It's difficult knowing how to shop smart. In this interview with one of my dietetic interns, Carolyn Moore*, we busted a few myths and talked common grocery...

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9 sugar sources in a healthy cereal?

9 sugar sources in a healthy cereal?

Grocery shopping has its challenges—especially when faced with product marketing intended to help, but does it really? I created a video after seeing a package of cereal that looked so healthy because it was free from 101 artificial preservatives & ingredients....

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Neily’s Rockin’ Health Trail Mix – You’ll love it!

Neily’s Rockin’ Health Trail Mix – You’ll love it!

It's time to update a post from a few years ago about my homemade trail mix. I've been making this for years and if you're a client (or friend or family member) or if you have attended a talk I've given, you likely received a bag (or three) of Neily's Rockin' Health...

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How to eat a lot and still lose weight

How to eat a lot and still lose weight

I love to eat. I love good food. And I like to eat a lot of it. But that’s a problem because I can’t. Not if I want to maintain a healthy weight. Many years ago I learned to volumize food. It’s a concept more common and popularized thanks to the terrific work of...

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A secret to weight management: Honoring hunger and fullness

A secret to weight management: Honoring hunger and fullness

One of the most important things my clients work on when we begin our coaching relationship is to honor hunger and fullness. It’s one of the best ways to break away from the diet mentality. There are many examples of how this propels my clients forward in establishing...

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