Food

Chocolate, wine and bacon & the 4 White Devils! Part 2

By Brenda Rogers / 04 Jul 2013

Goodness!  Don’t you reckon there’s room for chocolate, wine and bacon in a diet that maintains our most natural weight! I do!  We’ve just got to learn to make them work for us. Back when I had a very unhealthy relationship with food I would eat chocolate like it was my last day of the … Read more

Cheap food and the 4 white devils!

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Jun 2013

Why cheap food isn’t really cheap What are most processed foods made of?  What are the cheapest foods on the planet?  What foods make us fat? The answer is, my friends, the same for each question:  I have affectionately named them “the 4 white devils” and they include: White flour White sugar White salt and … Read more

Overcoming comfort eating

By Brenda Rogers / 21 Jun 2013

  Comfort Eating Comfort eating is common, occurring in up to 80% of the population!  Comfort eating (AKA emotional or non-hungry eating) is the urge to eat for reasons other than physiological hunger. In our culture where food is incredibly abundant, comfort eating has become a convenient way for us to manage uncomfortable emotions. Just … Read more

Who am I and what do I do?

By Brenda Rogers / 14 Jun 2013

Who I am Hi I’m Brenda Rogers and most of all, I’m a coach!  I love to help people blossom and grow into who they want to be. Specifically, I help people do that by working through their weight issues.   I’m a spiritual coach, an emotional intelligence coach and I work with the psychology of … Read more

The tyranny of the shoulds

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Jun 2013

“I shouldn’t have eaten that. What should I eat? I should exercise more. I should know better. I know what I should do, I just don’t do it. It’s 1pm:I should eat now,” etc, etc…. Sound familiar? Dieters tend to use outside circumstances to determine what, when, how and how much they should or shouldn’t … Read more

Diet foods? You’ve got rocks in your head if you eat that stuff!

By Brenda Rogers / 30 May 2013

Paris Hilton says: “Only fat people drink diet soda!”  I say “Hell , don’t eat or drink that stuff!” Why, you ask?  For these reasons: Artificial sweeteners are unnatural to the body Aspartame and other artificial sweeteners are man-made, unnatural chemicals that have significant health consequences, especially if you consume a lot of it over … Read more

Why cereal sucks!

By Brenda Rogers / 09 May 2013

If your goals are: To stop emotional eating To have abundant energy, To love your body, To be sharp and focused To feel joyful and light, Then don’t eat cereal! I am working with a young woman at the moment who has all of the above goals.  She’s intelligent, doing a pHD in fact, she’s … Read more

The War Against Butter!

By Brenda Rogers / 03 Apr 2013

Should we eat butter or should we eat margarine?  The answer reveals so much about what’s going on in the area of food and nutrition right now. My own bias, as someone who trusts nature, is that butter is the way to go.  In fact in our household margarine is not welcome! However, many people … Read more

5 keys to breaking the “mood & food” vicious circle

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Mar 2013

Research suggests a link between diet and depression We know that being depressed can make you eat poorly but did you know that an unhealthy diet is also a contributing factor to depression.  Eat poorly and you’re at risk of depression.  Get depressed and you’re at risk of becoming overweight.  And around and around it … Read more

On emotional eating…

By Brenda Rogers / 24 Jan 2013

Geneen Roth is one of my all time favourite teachers.  I’ve learned so much from her about connecting with my soul through how I eat which for many years was highly emotional!  And it’s now how I like to work with my clients. Here’s another wonderful installment from her.  Please visit her website and sign … Read more

Weight – not about the calories

By Brenda Rogers / 12 Nov 2012

I’m currently reading the book “The China Study” by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M Campbell.  It’s a plug for a natural, whole food diet but based on the most phenomenal good science and written by someone you wouldn’t expect to advocate plants and whole foods.  Colin Campbell grew up on a farm, studied to … Read more

Breakfast myths

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Oct 2012

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, mainly because it sets the tone for your eating habits for the rest of the day.  One of the most common problems for people, especially those watching their weight, is a tendency to under eat at breakfast. We think that a Weet Bix and a … Read more

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