New Year’s Resolutions: LOSE WEIGHT

By Christmas, Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, Detox, diet, Dietetics, Dinner

At some point we all have thought that our choices regarding health and diet are not optimal. As a result, many decide to radically change these choices and they do it from one day to another. Usually, the upcoming New Year, or a particular day that marks the beginning of a new period is ideal for the adoption of such changes. But trying to commit to these upcoming changes, we become overzealous. The excitement of change turns into a noose slowly tightening around us so our commitment ultimately has no results. What happens? Do we have the right mindset or do we sabotage our efforts with our own behavior from the very beginning? Read More

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Why Are We So Stressed this Holiday Season?

By Christmas, Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, Detox, diet, Uncategorized

The holidays are certainly emotionally charged and this often has a negative impact on our eating habits. Emotional overeating is one of the dangers we face during the holidays. Whether we rush to complete all of our obligations before going home to celebrate with our loved ones, or if we can’t attend the festive table with the family, our anxiety paralyzes us. We seek a way out of the stress and we find it in food. Shortly after we realize what we’ve done, our anxiety has gripped us again. Can we escape from this vicious circle? Read More

How not to gain weight this Christmas

By Christmas, Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, diet, Dietetics, Dinner, Holidays, Nutrition, Real Food

Every Christmas we all gather around the holiday table and indulge in an unprecedented feast. Is it the homemade pies and the stuffed turkey that make us keep eating even when we are full? Are sweets, cookies and hot chocolate so irresistible that they make us forget the measure and the efforts of a whole year for a healthy diet? Read More