Wellness and You, established in 1997, is devoted to supporting women and their families in developing healthy lifestyles through nutritional health counseling and bodywork.
Individual nutrition counseling services are available for women, online and by telephone. Group and individual programs may be delivered in person or by teleconference anywhere in the United States.
Peg - you have truly been like my guardian angel! I am amazed at your continued patience with me over the course of this journey. Your children and grandkids are so very lucky to have you !!! Thank you for everything!
Your six month program is great! I've managed to make many lasting positive changes. There were bad habits that I would never thought I would break. There were harmful habits that I didn't even realize I was doing. Thanks for helping me draw attention to areas I needed to focus on, and remove the obsessions that weren't helping me. I appreciated that the entire program was at my pace - and that I never felt pressured or guilty (as I have experienced in other programs.)....
Food Becomes You
Live Long and die of a short illness. That's how most of us wish life oould be.
Snacks have become an American way of life. In my observation, I think they have because we don't typically have enough meals anymore. Skipping lunch, or even dinner because of overbooked schedules, has placed snacking as a coping tool for hunger that should be satisfied with a healthy meal.
When you’re trying your best to make wise decisions at the supermarket, the most reliable choices will always be simple real foods like fruits, vegetables and grains. After that it gets a little complicated, mainly because regulations on food manufacturers are confusing and leave lots of wiggle room. Here are a few simple tips when you make selections of packaged food products in the grocery store: 1, “natural” means nothing more than it’s not made of plastic “best life seal” means nothing except Bob Greene, Oprah’s coach, approved it.
I've been working with Marijo since 2008, helping her with her nutrition and stress in dealing with the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis. She has been a shining star in terms of motivation and commitment to getting well.
Here's what she says:
"I feel so fortunate that I walked through the door of your office in West Roxbury several years ago...I really do not even want to think what my physical state of being would be like if I had not made that leap with your talented guidance!"
If your organization is looking for a speaker on the topics of nutrition and lifestyle, please contact me to arrange a time and a topic.
The format ranges from small and conversational to a more formal presentation to a large group.
Below is a list of the venues in which I have spoken on the topics of health and wellness, including whole foods based nutrition, stress management, lifestyle balance and healthy aging. A detailed breakout of each of the topics will be provided upon request.
When was the last time you sat down with someone and REALLY talked about your health and your diet? I’m not talking about your weight, or your BMI, or the number of calories you eat every day. I’m talking about the actual food you eat and how it might affect your health and your energy.
A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten.
My detox program does not involve lots of supplements, fasting, purging, or anything of that nature. It's designed to re-set your body through a four week experience of eliminating foods that cause inflammation and practicing various forms of self care.
Whenever you undertake a new approach to your nutrition and self-care, look at it as something you are receiving, not something you are taking away from yourself. When you view it in this way, you will see the gifts you are giving yourself.