Category: Health and Nutrition
I don’t consider myself a yogi, but I find that every time I’m rolling up my yoga mat after a class, I feel refreshed, renewed, and most importantly I feel as though I did something purely for me. I have described it as treating my body and mind to an incredibly delectable dessert. It’s a delicacy […]
When we hear the word ‘health’, most of us think of diet, exercise, genes and . . . well that’s about it. We like to focus on the first two because we have some control over them. As for the genetic factor, it’s a little late to do much about that. But there is another factor; […]
The speaker challenged us, a room full of nutritionists, to ask ourselves if we are doing more harm than good by perpetuating the common belief that being thin is synonymous with good health, knowing that most weight loss diets end in weight regain and frustration and that health comes in many different shapes and sizes. Her vision was one in which, rather than focusing on weight, we promote health and well-being through self-acceptance, nourishing foods and joyful physical activity.