Articles to Live By

This is Better Than Willpower for Sticking to Your Diet

stack of gooey chocolate chip cookies

Imagine walking by a warm plate of ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies. You can nearly sense the buttery feeling on your fingertips and the melting of the chocolate in your mouth as the fragrance of freshly-baked sugar, flour and chocolate dances by. But you smile and…

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The Easy (Really) Way to Rock Your Health Goals

3 questions to help you find your gateway health goal

It’s time to embrace easy! Easy is the path to meeting those health goals you’ve been struggling with. Yes, I really do mean that. Over the years, clients have told me that they have to ride themselves hard and make big sweeping changes. Otherwise, they…

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6 Steps to Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

New's Year's resolutions and celebration

Here’s a smart way to see the results you’ve been chasing with those New Year’s Resolutions. And surprise! It’s easier than you think. In fact, hard is the reason too many New Year’s goals and resolutions fail. “I’m going to lose 50 pounds.” “I’m getting…

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How to Start a Healthy Morning Ritual in 5 Steps

Journaling as part of a healthy morning ritual

Here’s how to start a healthy morning ritual for weight loss, blood sugar management, heart health and more! My morning ritual needed some tweaking. How I start my day sets the tone for the next 16 or so hours. And I want those hours to…

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How to Manage Food Cravings for Sweet or Salty Favorites

craving chocolate: Godiva chocolate and Starbucks

Craving something sweet? Or something salty? Food cravings don’t have to be the undoing of your healthy eating plan. Wow, a lot of people I know are stressed out by food cravings. They ask how to stop craving sweets or how to lose weight when…

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5 Healthy Comfort Food Hacks if You Love Taste & Health

healthy comfort food white whole wheat chocolate chip banana bread

Here’s how to love healthy comfort food. These 5 comfort food hacks give you the taste you crave without compromising on your health. You want yummy ooey-gooey. I do too. But like me, you know too much yummy ooey-gooey drives cholesterol and blood sugar levels…

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Build Healthy Habits When You Lack Discipline

Healthy Habits Require Change

You can develop good habits even when you lack self-discipline. Here are 5 steps to build a healthy habit. Yep, I do go jogging nearly every day before breakfast. I always eat my vegetables. And I never fail to sing a cheery hello to my…

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How Do You Handle the Office Junk Food?

Office junk food

Office junk food is ever present. It gets especially bad around Halloween and doesn’t take a break until after the sparkly ball drop in Times Square – the same time many people make New Year resolutions to eat better. How do you handle the office…

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Staying healthy on Vacation

Healthy eating out

When it’s finally time for a vacation, all I really want to do is close the door to my office and get going. But that will never do because one of my goals is to come home without the regret of an unhealthful diet or extra pounds….

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Kitchen Timesavers: Cool Tools to Save You Time in the Kitchen

Kitchen scissors

I have a love affair with kitchen stores. I must know about each new, cool kitchen tool on the market. Let me see it, touch it, formulate an opinion. I want any kitchen tool that promises to make my life a bit easier or my…

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Welcome to my Blog

Hi there! I'm Jill, a nutrition & diabetes expert and the author of 4 books.

Jill Weisenberger

I believe simple changes in health habits can bring you life-changing rewards.

And I believe willpower is way overrated.

Right here is where you can discover the mindset and habits to stick with healthy lifestyle choices most of the time - and drop the guilt when you don't.

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