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My Proven Method to Introduce New Foods to Kids Without the Fuss. Podcast Episode 29

Introducing New Foods To Kids

Kids who won’t try new foods can drive parents crazy. We want to cook exciting new foods (or even just not our weekly fare) but we’re too scared because we know our kids will kick up a huge fuss. We’ll end up with meal time battles, stress and hungry kids. It feels as if it’s easier just to stick to the same 3 meals every week. But at what cost?

As a pediatric doctor, I know how important it is for kids to eat healthy foods, as well as variety. It wasn’t until I became a parent to picky eaters that I realised how difficult it can be to get kids to eat vegetables.

Today I share with my method of helping my own picky kids so that I can enjoy eating the food I want to eat, without having to worry that my kids will go hungry.

Here's What We'll Cover...

- How to present new foods to kids in a calm way so that you can enjoy meal times.
- Useful tools to present new foods to increase the chance of your child trying them so they...

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My Proven Method to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Without the Fuss. Podcast Episode 28

Most kids don't eat healthy foods by choice. The good news is we have the whole of their childhood to teach them healthy eating habits. Taking a step back and looking at the big picture allows up to create habits so that healthy eating for the whole family is easy and fun.

- How to present healthy foods so your kids choose to eat them which means no more meal time battles
- Create a healthy routine so you don’t have to think about it which means healthy eating comes naturally
- How to easily teach your kids healthy eating habits so they love healthy eating and grow into adults with healthy habits
- Why your healthy eating is the key to teaching your kids healthy eating without the fuss

Healthy Eating for Kids Podcast

Why Bother Teaching Our Kids Healthy Eating Habits

  • Stop meal time battles and enjoy meals as a time to connect to your family. Create a nurturing environment that is fun for everyone.
  • Short term health benefits. E.g. not getting constipation or childhood obesity.
  • ...
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How to Keep Going When the Scales aren't Going Down. Podcast Episode 27

Continuing the theme of "when you feel like you're making big changes and not seeing any results".

When should  you keep going? When should you make more changes?

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Creating Healthy Habits to Keep the Weight Off for Women Over 40 Podcast Episode 26

Do you struggle with maintaining a healthy weight? Many women find it easy to keep their weight, but heavier than they want. They can also lose the weight, but then it creeps back on.

What's going on? Why is it difficult to maintain the weight you want to be?

Dr Orlena reviews "the basics" of weight loss and thinks about how to move past these obstacles.

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9 Easy Healthy Living Tips that will Transform Your Life Podcast Episode 23

It can often feel like healthy living is a huge mountain to climb! An unachievable task. As with all journeys, we need to make changes one small step at a time.

Please Welcome Dietician Tami Ross

Today I'm excited to welcome Dietician Tami Ross, author of "What Do I Eat Now?".

Cliff Notes from Today's Show

  1. Swap out sugar sweetened beverages for infused water. Try orange, lemon and mint or cucumber and lime. They sound delicious and I can’t wait to try them! (Dr Orlena’s other favourite is a drop of peppermint oil in a glass of iced water. It does wonders to lift your energy levels, particularly in the hot sticky months of the summer.)
  2. Focus on non starchy vegetables such as leafy greens, tomatoes, cucumber. Fill half your plate with colourful non starchy vegetables. Think of meat as a condiment rather than the “main deal”.
  3. Stick close to nature. Avoid refined foods.
  4. Eat a plant based diet.
  5. Eat healthy, plant based oils, such as olive oil and canola oil.
  6. If...
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How your Identity Affects your Happiness. Interview with YogiMD. Podcast Episode 22.

Our sense of "who we are", aka our identity plays a big role in our emotional lives. Our identity is one of the keys to a happy life.

Dr Orlena chats to Dr Nadine Kelly who tells her story of how she struggled with her identity and she changed her identity and found greater happiness.

Connect With YogiMD

Website: http://www.yogimd.net

IG: https://www.instagram.com/yogimdnet/ 

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Being Grateful for Now. Podcast Episode 21

Creating a gratitude habits is a fantastic way to improve our mood. In turn, this helps us to achieve our goals and feel fit and fabulous.

Come and join the Fit and Fabulous FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drorlena/

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Healthy Fats to Support Your Weight Loss Goals. Podcast Episode 20

 

If you grew up in the "low fat era", it can be difficult to retain yourself to eat fats. But eat healthy fats not only helps your weight loss goal, it also has other health benefits.

Dr Orlena chats about which fats are healthy, why they help you lose weight and tasty ways to easily incorporate them in your diet.

Dr Orlena's Healthy Family Meal Plan Sample: https://www.drorlena.com/healthy-family-meal-plan

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How to Create an Exercise Routine You Love Podcast

The secret to exercising without thinking is to create habits. Once you're in a habit, you do it automatically. But creating the habit can be a bit of a challenge. Here are some tips to help you create an exercise habit that you'll love.

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A few short notes on creating an exercise routine you love

  • Habit is the key to “not thinking”.
  • Why? To feel good, not to lose weight. (If you want to lose weight, make changes to how you eat.)
  • Exercise benefits bones, muscles, flexibility, heart and lungs. And mind!

Questions to ask yourself when thinking about your routine

  1. How to make it more fun/ doable
  2. Exact times (within your routine. E.g. "After finishing washing up the dinner plates, I'll walk around the block.)
  3. How realistic are your goals?
  4. What obstacles are you going to face?
  5. What will you feel after your exercise?
  6. What will you feel like if you "fail"? (Remember not to be judgemental.)

Last thoughts on your exercise routine.

You’re doing it for you!

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