The Biggest Winner (Spoiler Alert, It’s Not the Dieters)

Why diets and “fat camps” fail. Everyone wants to look good to others. In many cultures, this ideal means looking thin and fit. Thus, Americans go on an average of five diets in their life span. That’s because in recent decades obesity rates have soared. In response, the 66-billion dollar diet industry thrives. But at…

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Golden Opportunity for a Second Childhood

The power of lived experience and perceptions. What a golden opportunity I was given to write a blog for the upcoming Healthy Aging: Embracing Life’s Seasons week that I will be facilitating at the end of the month. Elated, I began. And stopped. Feeling stuck, I pondered how to start a blog about a topic no…

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11 Tips for Sustainable Wellness & Weight Loss

Why is it so easy to regain weight after dieting? Messages about how to lose weight in media and popular culture often promote the latest fad diet or product. For some reason, we flock to these diets like lemmings. If you only eat these particular foods and nothing else, the propaganda proclaims, you will magically…

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Finding Freedom from Overeating

Freedom from Overeating, Binge Eating, and Emotional Eating

Why can’t I stop overeating? If you are a binge eater, emotional eater, or compulsive overeater, you probably spend a lot of time asking yourself this question. You’re not alone – many overeaters are extremely accomplished in other areas of their lives but struggle to change their eating behaviors.

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Soup’s On: Chef Michael’s Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup Recipe

We’re big soup fans here at Skyterra, and we’re coming into peak soup weather! There are so many ways to make soup flavorful, healthy, and comforting. When visitors try Chef Michael’s creamy soups, they’re often astounded to discover they’re vegan. For example, this rich-tasting potato leek soup recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and has only six…

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Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught: What Lurks Below the Surface?

Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught

As the Registered Dietitian at Skyterra Wellness Retreat, I work with the Executive Chef to ensure we craft meals from the most nourishing ingredients possible. I also advise our guests on their nutritional priorities and challenges. When it comes to seafood, one of the most common questions is, “What is the difference between farmed fish…

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Your Skyterra Pantry: Golden Milk Recipe

Have you heard of golden milk? This turmeric tea beverage has been increasingly popular lately thanks to its health benefits and delightful drinking experience. Here’s a healthy golden milk recipe courtesy of our culinary team, so you can enjoy this tasty anti-inflammatory treat from the comfort of your own home. There are many variations of…

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