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2 Simple Steps to a Joyful Holiday Season: Food for Thought

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
2 Simple Steps to a Joyful Holiday Season: Food for Thought

By Celia Lambert, PhD How can you feel more joy and less stress this holiday season? Too much to do and not enough time to do it seems to be the general consensus. Allow me to let you in on two little concepts that make a big difference. The very first thing you can do […]

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Food for Thought: Vulnerability

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Vulnerability

By Celia Lambert, PhD Brene’ Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work concludes "Vulnerability – the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome – is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity and joy". We live in a vulnerable society, she says, […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Learn Healthy Eating Habits: Food for Thought

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
It’s Never Too Late to Learn Healthy Eating Habits: Food for Thought

By Celia Lambert, PhD EVERYONE and I mean E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E would benefit from eating less refined sugar The Mayo Clinic notes that most Americans consume nearly 22 teaspoons of sugar in one day, that’s over 100 pounds of sugar in a year. Refined sugar, table sugar has been linked to too many avoidable conditions like obesity, […]

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Food for Thought: Resilience: The Power of the Human Spirit

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Resilience: The Power of the Human Spirit

By Celia Lambert, PhD Resilience is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens.” I call it the power of the human spirit. The ability to bounce back after trauma or tragedy, big or small. The question is, can you teach yourself to be […]

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The Disease of Unforgiveness: Food for Thought

| August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Disease of Unforgiveness: Food for Thought

By Celia Lambert Adapting a healthy lifestyle, losing weight and adding an exercise regime all contribute to the prevention of this disease. Fresh fruit and vegetables, lean proteins, high fiber, multi grains and good clean water are usually good lifestyle choices. Most of us know this so what if there’s more? What if we looked […]

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Food for Thought: Small changes can make a difference

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Small changes can make a difference

By Celia Lambert, PhD Most health issues are due to complications of an unhealthy lifestyle. In a recent study people who had “healthy lifestyles habits” lived an average of 14 years longer than people who did not. Small changes can make a big difference. Eating fruits and vegetables: The recommended 5 cups of fruits and […]

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Food for Thought: How to supercharge your metabolism

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: How to supercharge your metabolism

By Celia Lambert, PhD The average person’s metabolism slows down by about 5% each decade, starting around the age of 35 and that can amount to a 10-12 pound weight gain per year. Be aware that there is a big difference in the fat burning power in a pound of muscle versus a pound of […]

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Food for Thought: Why do we eat too much?

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Why do we eat too much?

By Celia Lambert There are three answers to this question: Physiological Factors-impairment of natural appetite regulation. For example, when you consume sugary foods without nutrients your body physiologically craves more food. It is the nutrients that satisfy your hunger not the calories alone. Hedonic Factors-pleasure and reward ie. Birthdays, weddings, parties, holidays and other celebrations. […]

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Food for Thought: Fill up on fiber, you will be glad you did!

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Fill up on fiber, you will be glad you did!

By Celia Lambert, PhD Fiber is found in plants such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans and legumes, as well as whole grain products like breads and pastas, brown and wild rice, oatmeal and some cold cereals. There are two types of fiber; soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber can help reduce cholesterol levels and control […]

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Food for Thought: How about a little Spring cleaning from the inside out.

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: How about a little Spring cleaning from the inside out.

By Celia Lambert Do one thing differently tomorrow than today and build a healthier you! If you are interested in getting a jump start on a healthier lifestyle consider a few detoxification strategies. Cut your coffee consumption in half. Drink a detox cup of tea instead. This will help to undo the damage coffee has […]

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