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Eating Disorders in Jewish Women

I had the privilege of going to an eating disorders conference at the Renfrew Centre in Philadelphia earlier this year. It was called ‘Feasting, Fasting and eating disorders in Jewish Women”. The presenters highlighted how much of Jewish culture, tradition and religion expresses itself through food – either eating or abstinence. For instance, there are [...]

Does Sleep have Anything to do with Weight and Well-Being?

We live in a society that doesn't value rest.  Too much sleep and downtime is considered lazy.  Or the other extreme… people sacrifice sleep to exercise or work.  When making the choice of opting for less sleep, it's important to consider the impacts of sleep on weight and well-being.  Whether it's your children's schedules or your own, [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:34:59+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Caffeine, Family Nutrition, Teenagers, Weight Management|0 Comments

“Your Shoes Stink…” Protecting our Children’s Self-Esteem

“Mommy, a girl told me that my shoes stink.” I heard this statement from my six-year-old daughter this morning. The shoes she was referring to were her new Timberland boots that she begged for, even offered to pay for them with her savings. We had spent part of our ‘staycation’ buying shoes. She strutted out [...]