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Eleanor Kohlsaat

Norwich, Vermont
I'm a certified health counselor and writer. I spent half a lifetime struggling with food and my weight, bouncing from one diet to the next, before I finally figured out the only way to win the diet game is not to play. Rather than viewing food as the enemy, I learned to love eating healthy,... Full Bio
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3 Management Skills To Success Business by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Every year, thousands of companies are born. Even more go under in a few years. The range of activities is becoming more competitive and therefore a business owner or manage ... Read on »
A chef's healthy eating crusade by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ordinarily I have no patience for reality TV -- it gives me a headache -- but last Friday night, a friend called to tell me to check out Jamie Oliver’s new show “ Food Revo ... Read on »
A farmers market in an unexpected place by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In the mostly rural community where I live, we’re lucky enough to have a huge, state-of-the-art hospital affiliated with a prestigious medical school. But on occasions when I ... Read on »
A matter of taste by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ever wonder why processed foods often taste better than the real things they’re supposed to imitate? Cake mixes, for example. It’s not easy to bake a cake from scratch ... Read on »
A matter of taste by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ever wonder why processed foods often taste better than the real things they’re supposed to imitate? Cake mixes, for example. It’s not easy to bake a cake from scratc ... Read on »
A nutrition makeover for pancakes by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m an early riser and my husband is a late sleeper, so as you might imagine, we rarely eat breakfast together. But sometimes we have breakfast for dinner. Whenever time is s ... Read on »
A restaurant experiment by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Speaking of Asian cuisine, last week’s episode of Food Detectives found our intrepid food scientists conducting an experiment at a Chinese restaurant. In order to prove that ... Read on »
A restaurant rant by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I don’t go out to eat that often. First of all, who can afford it anymore? Secondly, whatever the restaurant is serving, I can usually make a better version myself. It ... Read on »
Adjusting your workout for winter by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, and with it goes your opportunity to go for a bike ride, work in the yard, or do anything else outdoors in the late afternoons. Even i ... Read on »
Adjusting your workout for winter by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, and with it goes your opportunity to go for a bike ride, work in the yard, or do anything else outdoors in the late afternoons. Even ... Read on »
Amazing amaranth by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A friend recently emailed me to say he’d bought a bag of amaranth, and did I have any information about it? All I knew was that amaranth is a tiny seed from a plant native to ... Read on »
An appeal for kelp by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Unless you're a sushi fan, you might flinch at the idea of eating seaweed. But guess what: you probably consume seaweed every day without knowing it. Countless fo ... Read on »
Another body part we can obsess about by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As if the fitness/fashion industry doesn’t make us feel inadequate enough, get ready for the newest anxiety zone: cankles. Gold’s Gym workout centers have designated July ... Read on »
Are you a Health Cop? by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I always consider it a positive sign when one of my clients shifts her focus away from her own problems with food and starts complaining that her loved ones don’t listen to h ... Read on »
Baby carrot mystery -- solved! by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last week I expressed bafflement as to why some bagged baby-cut carrots are dry and others are soggy. I assumed that everyone was like me and didn’t like their carrots swimmi ... Read on »
Bacon... or science project? by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m conflicted about the news that scientists have managed to grow pork in a petri dish, using pig stem cells. My first reaction was a lot like the one you’re prob ... Read on »
Bathroom Ideas for Small Spaces by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating People certainly will love it when they’re able to get the perfect bathroom ideas for small spaces. Who wouldn’t be thrilled to have whatever they want and like for their ba ... Read on »
Beet it... just beet it. (Whoo!) by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All right, I suppose it will take more than goofy ‘80s references to make beets sound appealing. They’re one of those vegetables, like turnips and brussels sprouts ... Read on »
Being healthy at every size by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today I'm thrilled to publish a guest post by Margarita Tartakovsky MS . Margarita writes a fantastic blog called Weightless on the website PsychCentral , where she offers t ... Read on »