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THE WINTER SOLSTICE

This Thursday is the Winter Solstice, which marks the day the sun begins its return to the northern hemisphere. It is the darkest day of the year north of the equator, and the perfect opportunity for us to look at what changes we want to make in our lives. This day, also known as midwinter, […]

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HOLIDAYS – LOVE THEM OR HATE THEM?

As I send this to you on December 11, that makes it only two weeks till Christmas! How have the holidays been for you in years past, and what would you like to create this year? If you could make changes in your life in the next two weeks, what would they be? I often […]

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DISPELLING THE DARKNESS

Today is the fourth of December, and in 29 days this holiday season will be over and we will be beginning a new year. For some of us, this is a joyful time. The lady with the bell and red donation box makes us smile and feel good; watching the children line up for a […]

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Handling The Holidays

THE HOLIDAYS ARE UPON US!  But the holidays are also fleeting.  This will pass! This year there are only about 38 days till January 2, 2019 So, let’s look at what’s important; what do you love?  What would you prefer to do without?  What do you want to have in your life this year?  What […]

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My Favorite Holiday Recipes

Holiday Recipes From Renaissance Nutrition Center, Inc. Our dear friend Toni created this recipe.  This is one of her favorites and we wanted to share it with you. Glazed Turkey Breast with Sweet Potato Stuffing 3 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lbs.), peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces ¼ cup orange juice mixed with […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Wishing you all a joyful holiday, filled with all the things you love the most! Honestly, it seems like the holidays are creeping up much more rapidly than usual.  I was away at a seminar and came home with a nasty sinus/cold/infection thing, so I did not get the chance to send you the regular […]

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WEIGHING AND MEASURING PART 2

I promised last week that this week we would talk about the HOW of weighing and measuring food. I admit to have been worrying about this blog all week, constructing and reconstructing it in my mind and arguing about what I should say. So here are my current thoughts on this, and I hope you […]

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WHY WE MAY WEIGH AND MEASURE OUR FOOD

My clients often resist weighing and measuring food: they find it embarrassing, shameful, and annoying. “I have been doing diets my whole life, they say” I know how much I am supposed to eat!”  “I am not going to humiliate myself by taking a scale into a fancy restaurant!”  “And to my mother-in- law’s at […]

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