Diary of a bodacious (mom) dietitian, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Prediabetes/Diabetes, Heart Disease & Weight Management, Recipes

Vanilla cardamom berry porridge and the benefits of oatmeal

Since my half marathon is only a few weeks away, I have to do a long run today. Dr. P is on call. Which means two things: I’ll run with the Baby Bee in tow. And Vanilla Cardamom Berry Porridge. Aside: It also means I’m rewarding myself by getting a babysitter and having a night… Read More Vanilla cardamom berry porridge and the benefits of oatmeal

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On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

Collectively, we’re an unhealthy bunch. Our children?  Vastly chubbier. Our blood pressure and cholesterol? Far higher. And our heart disease and cancer rates? Staggering as compared to 50 years ago. In the 1960s, only about 10% of us were obese. Today almost 40% of us are. I read an article today that also noted suicide and depression… Read More On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

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On anxiety and fear

Sometimes life is like running through the dark with scissors along a landscape of jutting rocks. We live in a chaotic world. Our natural emotions surrounding this are anxiety and fear. They are our body’s natural reaction to change, and it usually serves to keep us stationary. When we tell ourselves, “No, I like where I am,… Read More On anxiety and fear