how to stop the good food vs. bad food spiral: halloween edition

how to stop the good food vs. bad food spiral: halloween edition

The air is beginning to turn crisp, so you’re thinking about apple crisp – can you make it healthier? –  and bam: you start on the good food vs. bad food morality spiral.  Or maybe you’re in the grocery store, overhearing folks talking about Halloween candy and how terrible candy is for you, our children, and that it should be banned.  Whew. Does that feel a bit dramatic to you, too?  We have a lot of labels that we use to describe our food. Healthy. Low-fat. Delicious. Forbidden. Satisfying. Off-limits.  The more we categorize foods based on their moral value, the more complicated (and sucky) our relationship with food can be. It can feel exhausting to worry about...

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back to work with body confidence

back to work with body confidence

You’ve been rocking the work-from-home routine, enjoying commute-free living and yoga pants on the daily. But now it is time to go back to work: the boss has rung the back-to-work bell. And to be honest, you really don’t feel ready. At all. Why? Besides the fact you can’t do laundry in between Zoom calls - your body doesn’t look the same as when you were last in the office, and that feels a little terrifying. What will people think? If right now you’re asking “how do I replace this body shame and fear with some confidence”? This blog is for you! body confidence takes practice My clients have been yo-yo dieting for years. And if they do experience weight loss – even temporarily – it never...

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is noom a scam? noom isn’t the key to a successful relationship with food

is noom a scam? noom isn’t the key to a successful relationship with food

The Noom app is a dieting program that offers personalized nutrition coaching for people who are looking to lose weight. Is it worth the money? Or, is Noom a scam?  Is Noom just another diet that will end up failing in the long term, like all of the others? These are some of the questions I am going to answer with this blog post. But first, let me reassure you that curiosity is a good thing. Considering all options in a situation allows you (and empowers you) to find the best solution for you, your lifestyle and your goals.  As an Intuitive Eating dietitian, I am always advocating for the best, long-term, big picture solutions for my clients...and let me tell you, they aren’t...

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six intuitive eating tips for beginners

six intuitive eating tips for beginners

Have you heard of Intuitive Eating...but aren’t quite sure how to get started? I have six Intuitive Eating tips for you to kick start your journey towards body acceptance and food freedom. I can’t wait for you to lose the burden of a diet mentality.  As an Intuitive Eating registered dietitian, I help my clients along their journeys with Intuitive Eating. And while each journey is unique, there are some common threads of advice that apply to most, starting with an abundance of patience.  Psst: if you’re new to Intuitive Eating, check out my overview blog post: What is Intuitive Eating?  give yourself patience Learning to trust your body, your hunger and to build a positive...

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how to communicate better with your spouse about Intuitive Eating

how to communicate better with your spouse about Intuitive Eating

You’ve made your decision: Intuitive Eating is the path for you; it’s the right choice to heal your relationship with food and eating...but your partner just doesn’t get what this new you is all about yet, and it’s causing tension, misunderstandings and miscommunications.   You don’t want to cause a disruption in your partnership. How do you communicate better with your spouse about Intuitive Eating, so you can  both feel secure in your decision to ditch diets and embrace Intuitive Eating? In this blog post, I’ll walk you through some helpful strategies for better communication when your partner is stuck in diet culture, or just doesn’t “get” what you’re going through around...

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