Carol Cottrill, CNC

Carol Cottrill, CNC

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Carol Cottrill, CNC Carol Cottrill is a nutritional consultant with a taste for all things French and author of the book, The French Twist: Twelve Secrets of Decadent Dining and Natural Weight Management. In addition to being a regular guest on FOX 35 News and The Daily Buzz, she has contributed her expertise to CNN, Shape Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, and numerous others. Carol guides viewers and readers away from deprivation diets and instead encourages each individual to follow an authentic eating plan based on enjoyment, relaxation, balance and inner cues. She practices nutrition in New York City and lives in Rowayton, CT, with her husband, John, and two very spoiled dogs.

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6 Tips to Cook Good and Look Good

As a nutritionist, I know a lot of facts about healthy foods. As a wannabe chef, I like to surround ingredients with butter and wrap them in bacon. And as a fashionista, I want to fit into all the cute … Continue reading

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Love Bites—When Eating Differences Hurt a Relationship

  “My husband is so fat from eating junk food that his jeans fit him like compression shorts. I hoped that he would notice how much weight he’s gained—or at least buy some pants that fit.” “My girlfriend’s new diet … Continue reading

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Four Great Reasons to Ditch the Diet

Ditch the diet

1. Following the dictates of a diet rather than your internal cues like hunger and satisfaction require you to ignore natural instincts. Hunger is a signal from your body’s intelligence center that it wants to eat and is prepared for … Continue reading

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How to curb emotional eating

Woman emotionally eating when she's not hungry

Feeding Your Feelings? Emotional eating is simply a result of the discomfort of unwanted feelings. We tend to want to avoid painful feelings; we could say we swallow them as we overindulge in food—a way to stuff our emotions down … Continue reading

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Can Your Diet Make you Calmer?

Sugar drops into coffee, two items that can make you less calm

Feeling a little cranky and anxious? Changing your diet up may help—cut down or eliminate these foods for a healthier and happier attitude.

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It’s My Metabolism! Or is it?

Woman loses weight but not because of her metabolism

Sound familiar?  If you’re carrying a few extra pounds it’s tempting to blame a sluggish metabolism. But what is metabolism really? Metabolism is the sum total of all the chemical reactions in the body. Most of us think of metabolism … Continue reading

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