Beyond the Plate: Nourishment vs. Nutrition

Undoubtedly, eating a whole foods, nutrient-dense diet is essential for good health, but our attitude towards food and life and how we manage stress are equally if not more important, for nourishment is not limited to food alone. It includes all of the ways we feed the many needs we have as humans.

This Week's News Roundup

Okay, so I’m going to stop saying that my News Roundups will be posted on Fridays. I’m just going to start saying “posted weekly.” Thank you. And have a great weekend.

“It’s never too late to start heading in the right direction.” - Seth Godin

“I always find it interesting that when I look at nutrition and nutritional supplements, I think ‘health effects’ and when I look at pharmaceuticals I think ‘side effects’”. – Dr. Mark Hyman

This Week's (really last week's) News Roundup

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday. We had a wonderful day together (no working!) and a lovely evening with his parents the night before. But today, I’m feeling kinda guilty because I’m not proud of what I put in my mouth yesterday. Wanna know? I’ll tell ya…a donut, nachos, and pizza. And I had a Mr. Pibb. That’s right.The donut and pizza were gluten free (if you know me, you know this is a given), and the nachos were from Bryant Lake Bowl, a Twin Cities restaurant that does one of the darn best jobs sourcing sustainably (hormone-free cheese, non-GMO chips, etc.). But still …

Anyway, on with the good word from last week…

“You can sit there forever, lamenting about how bad you’ve been, feeling guilty until you die, and not one tiny slice of that guilt will do anything to change a single thing in the past. Forgive yourself, then move on.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer