3 Steps to Mindful Eating

When clients work with me, they expect to talk about their food choices and answer questions like: How many fruits and vegetables do you eat per day? How often do you eat at restaurants in a week? Are your food choices processed or unprocessed? And so on. However, what many people don’t expect is to […]

Managing IBS with FODMAPs

FODMAP

Understanding IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder afflicting between 10-15% of the U.S. adult population (1). There are no specific tests for IBS, so a diagnosis is made using the Rome IV Diagnostic Criteria (2): Recurrent abdominal pain (on average, at least 1 day/week in past 3 months) associated with two […]

Unsafe in Any Size Glass? A New Study on Worldwide Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol Consumption

A study published in August in The Lancet, one of the world’s most prestigious medical journals, surveyed data from 195 countries on alcohol consumption and health risks, and concluded that “The level of alcohol consumption that minimized harm across health outcomes was zero standard drinks per week.” For those of us who are concerned enough […]