Live well with Christina
Helping those with autoimmune disease take control of their health through diet, lifestyle shifts and personal empowerment


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Posts tagged healthy eating
Mindful Eating

One thing I hear a lot from clients is that they know they should eat more veggies, drink more water and avoid overly fried sugary foods but for some reason they just can’t seem to stick with it.  They have good intentions but cave when a sugar craving hits at 3:00pm or they get a surge of hunger after restricting calories all day, or they overeat after a particularly stressful day at work.  Becoming mindful around how we eat and the food we put into our bodies is the missing link here that doesn’t get a lot of mainstream attention.

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The Case for Slow Eating

In the iconic 1990s movie Clueless, Alicia Silverstone taught me that “Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie.” Now as a celebrity turned healthy food advocate, I recently watched an interview with Alicia where she imparted the equally valuable advice to “Eat slowly and chew your food.”  Now I don’t know if I’d take all my life advice from Cher Horowitz but she was right about highschool and gosh darnit, it looks like I’m going to listen to her on this one too and here is why...

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