Body Image Is About More Than Your Body

Body Image Is About More Than Your Body

Body image is about more than your body. Body image refers to how you personally experience your embodiment. More than a mental picture of what you look like, your body image consists of your personal relationship with your body - encompassing your perceptions, beliefs, thoughts, feelings, and actions that pertain to your physical appearance.

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Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Turmeric Mango Smoothie

This turmeric mango smoothie is SO refreshing! Made with a blend of mango, orange juice and carrot with coconut water, it’s the perfect little hydrating smoothie for summer. I added ginger and tumeric for a spicy kick, and a boost of antioxidants. Enjoy this for breakfast or a snack!

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The White Pasta and Cauliflower Rice Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The White Pasta and Cauliflower Rice Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today I’m sharing my first WHY I ate Wednesday post to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about eating when I’m working from home, and why intentions matter as much as the food choice.

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Changing Behaviors and Beliefs: How to Challenge Diet Mentality

Changing Behaviors and Beliefs: How to Challenge Diet Mentality

Behaviors like bingeing, emotional eating, and restriction are rooted in faulty beliefs - the belief that we have the power to control our natural set point weight. The belief that weight is the most important determinant of health. The belief that we are more valuable if we take up less space. Learn how to challenge underlying beliefs that are rooted in diet mentality so you can change your behaviors.

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Mexican Street Corn Chopped Salad

Mexican Street Corn Chopped Salad

My favorite summer salad! This Mexican street corn chopped salad is inspired by my favorite food truck snack. And, it’s made entirely on the grill so you don’t have to heat to house up by turning on the oven. Top crunchy romaine with grilled bacon, peppers, corn, and scallion, add pinto beans and cotija cheese, and drizzle with a chili lime vinaigrette!

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Your Body Is Not A Temple. It's Your Home.

Your Body Is Not A Temple. It's Your Home.

Something has always rubbed me the wrong away about the saying “your body is a temple.” Have you ever visited a temple before? They require pretty intensive upkeep! Instead, I like to think of my body as a home, a comfortable place in which I live my life. Learn how to view your body as your home, and what that means for how you take care of it.

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Everything Bagel Salmon Burger with Creamy Mustard-Dill Sauce

Everything Bagel Salmon Burger with Creamy Mustard-Dill Sauce

Make this easy two ingredient everything bagel salmon burger and top with with a creamy mustard-dill sauce! It’s like an everything bagel with lox in burger form! It takes less than 30 minutes to make, so just pair with an easy side salad and you’ve got the perfect little weeknight meal, packed with omega 3s and probiotics from the yogurt sauce.

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The Weekend Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The Weekend Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today I’m sharing my first WHY I ate Wednesday post to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about eating on the weekend and making food choices when you’re unsure of what food will be available.

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The Jetlagged Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The Jetlagged Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today I’m sharing my first WHY I ate Wednesday post to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about jetlag and how I’ve noticed being tired affects my appetite and cravings.

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Intuitive Eating for Food Allergies or Celiac

Intuitive Eating for Food Allergies or Celiac

If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease or a food allergy, the “all foods fit” mantra of Intuitive Eating might make it seem like it’s not for you. But Intuitive Eating is for everybody, even if there are some foods you can’t eat for medical reasons. Learn how to understand intuitive eating for celiac disease and food allergies in this post.

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What It's Like To Be A HAES Informed Intern

What It's Like To Be A HAES Informed Intern

Are you a dietetic intern or dietitian who is committed to HAES, but in an environment that isn’t? Read this guest post by dietetic intern Lauren Newman on how to deal with being a HAES informed dietetic intern, and work with dietitians and professors who may not know about Intuitive Eating and health at every size.

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Let's Put the Diet Industry Out of Business!

Let's Put the Diet Industry Out of Business!

The diet industry makes billions of dollars every year selling you false promises and failed products. With body acceptance and intuitive eating, we can put the diet industry out of business. In this guest post by dietetic intern Nastasha Ngindi, learn how we can let go of spending money on manipulating our bodies and put it towards nourishing them!

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