Tips to Help Clients Manage Holiday Alcohol Intake

Do your clients have difficulty managing alcohol intake around the holidays? We know that all cocktails aren’t created equal in terms of calories, carbs, and alcohol content. In addition, during the nearly six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, clients are challenged with attending several gatherings with family, friends, and coworkers where alcohol drinking […]

Obesity: Communicating With Respect

“Close your eyes and visualize a successful lawyer—better yet, an award-winning lawyer,” the presenter said to several hundred FNCE® attendees. I imagined a 40-something white guy in a blue suit, in good shape, with nice hair, and at least average height. I never once considered that the speaker, Patty Nece, JD, was describing herself. Why? […]

7 Ways to Help Obese Children Lose Weight

If you work with parents of overweight or obese children, it’s essential to offer recommendations that not only will help the children lose weight but also improve their overall health. After all, obese children are at a greater risk for type 2 diabetes; high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and CVD; joint and musculoskeletal problems; anxiety […]

Mindful Eating Talking Points

It seems that so many people are rushing around these days—working long hours and carting kids around to games, practices, competitions, etc. Does this sound familiar: “I got so caught up in my work that I forgot to eat.”; “I had to stop at a convenience mart for food because I didn’t know I’d be […]