Tag: healthy eating
Healthy Swaps Cooking GuideUpdated 17 December 2021 under Health Guides.
People don’t always want to ditch their favorite recipes, but want ways of making some swaps to increase how healthy a meal is. While it’s still ok to eat the […]Read more »
I’m 17 and I weight nearly 200 pounds. How can I lose weight besides starving myself?Updated 17 December 2020 under Ask Us.
Sometimes when we incorporate positive health behaviors such as exercise and healthy eating, weight loss will happen as a result. But it’s possible that your current weight is where your […]Read more »
I have been fat since childhood. I think I might have an eating disorder. I feel guilty after eating my meal, and then weigh myself like 100 times in an hour. I want to lose about 10 kg. What is your advice?Updated 17 September 2020 under Ask Us.
It sounds like you could benefit from meeting with a qualified mental health provider to discuss the feelings of guilt you have around eating as well as working to improve […]Read more »
How can I stay motivated to eat healthily and the right way for PCOS? Sometimes I feel restricted and just want to eat whatever I want and then my body fights back. I am not sure how to change my mindset around food and eating for PCOS. Please help!Updated 14 September 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question! It sounds like you’re aware that your body feels better when you are making healthier choices which is good motivation right there. However, the more restricted you feel […]Read more »
I am in anorexia recovery right now. I am scared that I am going to lose control and gain too much weight because of my metabolism and not eating anything. Will my metabolism speed up and burn enough calories as I recover?Updated 22 June 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for asking this question. When anyone restricts food intake for an extended period of time, the body’s metabolism responds by slowing down because the body needs to conserve […]Read more »
I’m not a vegetarian. I eat chicken rarely, and I sometimes drink milk, but I don’t have any other source of protein. How do I get protein in my diet?Updated 18 June 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question! Protein is really important to eat because it helps build bones and muscles. It acts as a building block for enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals that are […]Read more »
I barely feel full even after I eat. I don’t know if it’s because I’m burning more calories since I have a job so I’m on my feet all the time. I’m very worried to eat till I’m full because I’m scared, I’m going to gain lots of weight. What can I do?Updated 20 August 2019 under Ask Us.
There are a couple of different things that can affect how full you feel after you eat. Portion sizes: Do you think that you’re getting enough food? A very general […]Read more »
I can’t stop eating. Is this normal, or should I be concerned?Updated 11 July 2018 under Ask Us.
As a teenager it’s normal to feel hungrier than you have in the past because your body needs more energy than before since you are growing and developing. However, if […]Read more »
FruitUpdated 18 March 2022 under Health Guides.
You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables!) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of […]Read more »
Is it ok to eat right before bed?Updated 2 October 2017 under Ask Us.
Yes. If your stomach is grumbling and dinner was a few hours ago, there is nothing wrong with having a light snack before going to bed. What you eat more […]Read more »