Gearing up for some fall Craving Change™ workshops? Have a colleague who'd like to become a Craving Change Certified Facilitator? Then take advantage of the bonus products and savings during our Fall Promotion from September 4 to 21. Watch your emailbox this week for more information. … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss the Fall Promotion
Ask anyone and they'll tell you that the Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network is an innovative leader in health care in Alberta and Canada. They demonstrated this once again with their recent decision to obtain an Organization License with Craving Change Inc. Their incredible team will now have readily accessible resources, training and certification to incorporate a cognitive-behavioural approach in workshops and individual counselling sessions with their clients. Congratulations! … [Read more...] about Welcome Edmonton Oliver PCN
Craving Change Inc is committed to donating a portion of the revenue from sales of the children's book, 'Is this stomach, mouth or heart hunger?' to help children with ‘stomach hunger’. Both a representative with the Dietitian of Canada Nutrition & Food Security Network who has worked for decades in this area and a board member who contributed to a DC position paper on food insecurity strongly encouraged support of an agency that addresses the overall issue of poverty as opposed to specific … [Read more...] about Support for ‘Chew On This’ Program
Craving Change™ is a truly versatile program! It's applicable to a variety of clientele and can be modified to meet various unique needs. Christine Lee, a dietitian with Humber River Hospital, recently described how clients attending different programs in their organization benefit from Craving Change™. “The Craving Change program ties in nicely with our DEC program because clients having difficulty eating well to manage their diabetes can attend. Upon evaluation, clients report … [Read more...] about Unlimited Opportunities
Many are of the opinion that a program that addresses emotional eating will only resonate with those of the female persuasion. Well, registered dietitian and community wellness facilitator Caroline Le Clair begs to differ. She demonstrated that men also have ‘ah-ha’ moments when introduced to cognitive-behavioural concepts related to the psychology of eating. “I had a husband attend the Craving Change program who mentioned to me that he couldn’t relate to the program because he didn’t have any … [Read more...] about Craving Change & the Y Chromosome
Wendy recently attended the national Dietitians of Canada conference in Vancouver and was overwhelmed by the tremendously enthusiastic comments she received from her colleagues. The Craving Change program has definitely become a cornerstone of the Canadian dietitian's practice, whether in private practice, primary care organizations, or diabetes centres. Dietetic interns are learning about the program from their preceptors and can't wait to obtain their own Craving Change license and training. … [Read more...] about Conference Kudos
Congratulations to Michelle Jospe and her team at the University of Otago, New Zealand for the recent publication of their study examining 'hunger training'. Michelle, a registered dietitian, asked to use the Craving Change 'types of hunger' concept as one of the tools for participants in the study. An interesting result of the hunger training process was that at the end of the study the majority of the eating events recorded by the participants were in response to 'stomach hunger' as opposed to … [Read more...] about Types of Hunger in New Zealand Research Study
Attending the Dietitians of Canada Conference in Vancouver next month? Visit Wendy at the Member Resource Marketplace on Thursday, June 7 from 1130-1430h. Not only would she love to meet fellow Craving Change™ facilitators but she'll also be selling her illustrated children's book, 'Is this stomach, mouth or heart hunger?' for a crazy low conference price. See you there!! … [Read more...] about See you at the DC Conference!