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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 »
Home Based Business Management Skills Successful by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Starting a business from scratch is not so easy. There are many areas you need to need to consider and look into. Excitement often overshadows the decision-making process, a ... Read on »
Software for Your Business by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Whether you're starting a new business or expand an existing one, your software can make things a lot easier - or much more complicated. There are about a zillion different ... Read on »
List of Business Management Skills by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The topic of business management skills is vast and should ideally cover information on the details of planning, preparation of solutions, coordinating the work force, motiv ... Read on »
Help with helpings by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating ©Dreamstime.com “There are no unhealthy foods. Just unhealthy portion sizes.” I’m always astonished when I hear people say this. No food is bad for ... Read on »
How to deal with Halloween candy and everything afterward by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This post first ran on Make Friends With Food in Oct. 2009, and it made another appearance last year. I don’t recycle my blog posts as a rule, but with the holidays app ... Read on »
Celery root: The butterfly of vegetables by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last April, to reward ourselves for surviving an especially grueling winter, my husband and I drove up to Montreal for the weekend. Now, Montreal might not seem li ... Read on »
Change your consciousness! by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A cute teenage girl is washing her hair in the shower. Cut to a shot of blood running down the drain. The girl’s mouth drops open in a scream: sitting on the shower floor i ... Read on »
Don't drink the (diet) Kool-Aid by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All of a sudden, fat is no longer evil. Fans of real food have known this for a long time, but now mainstream nutrition is beginning to wake up (better late than never! ... Read on »
How to eat healthy without going broke by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating © Gualberto Becerra | Dreamstime.com The guy bagging my groceries at the food co-op gazed at my bags of brown rice and kale and onions and walnuts and s ... 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 »
Feed yourself first by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve just had one of those hellish weeks that come at you out of nowhere. One of our cats quit eating and wedged herself into a dark corner of a closet, never a go ... Read on »
Stovetop baked beans by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All the good stuff is starting to come into the farmer’s markets now: lettuce, peas, kale, zucchini, beets, and those incredible STRAWBERRIES, so transcendentally ... Read on »
Make your food issues work for you by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hold on a minute, you say. I’m sick and tired of my food issues. I wish I could be like other people and just eat whatever I want without thinking about it. Sure, ... Read on »
Royal comfort food by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Photo by T. Yoshizawa At the royal wedding a couple weeks ago, while everyone else obsessed over Kate’s dress and the hallucinatory hats, my attention w ... Read on »
Break out of your diet rut! by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Are you starting to see spring flowers popping up in your neighborhood? I envy you! In northern New England, where I live, winter really hangs on for dear life. Here’s ... Read on »
Sauerkraut: Going with your gut by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve always been fascinated by energy medicine, the healing tradition that suggests every disease has specific emotional issues behind it. For example, spinal and joint ... Read on »
Eat less? Good luck with that! by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, the USDA’s 2011 Dietary Guidelines for Americans have been out for a month now, and after about thirty seconds in the news spotlight, they’ve faded out of view. W ... Read on »
What to eat so you don't bonk by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating © Galina Barskaya/Dreamstime.com A friend who’s training for the Boston Marathon sent me a Facebook message recently. “I need to change how I eat on rac ... Read on »
Mistakes were made: What to do when you overdo it by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In the middle of a violent wind- and rainstorm last week, the power went out. This was around lunchtime. By evening, the juice still wasn’t back on, so I dialed my husb ... Read on »