The Truth About Before and After Weight Loss Pictures

The Truth About Before and After Weight Loss Pictures

Feeling inadequate after seeing someone’s before and after weight loss picture? We’ve all seen how photoshop, different poses and clothes can distort things, but the problem with these pictures goes deeper than that. The truth about before and after weight loss pictures is that they’re a fleeting moment in time, and never communicate the whole story.

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How Dieting Affects Your Social Life

How Dieting Affects Your Social Life

One of the most important aspects of health is having strong social connections. Yet diets that are frequently prescribed, supposedly to improve health, lead to social isolation by making it challenging for you to be flexible and enjoy social events that involve food. In this post, learn how dieting affects your social life and harms your health, and why flexible, intuitive eating supports wellness and longevity.

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Are You Lowkey Dieting?

Are You Lowkey Dieting?

With the rise of wellness culture, the line has gotten blurry between dieting and just living a healthy lifestyle. When diet companies use the language of body positivity and wellness, it makes it difficult to spot a diet in disguise. Ask yourself these eight questions to see if you're lowkey dieting, and what you can do to ditch the diet mentality once and for all. 

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Wake Up Weight Watchers

Wake Up Weight Watchers

Last week it was announced that Weight Watchers will be offering free memberships for teenagers age 13-17 starting this summer. I am horrified, so me and fellow non-diet dietitians and therapists are trying to wake up weight watchers and show them how much harm this will cause to teenagers, increasing the risk of both disordered eating and weight gain. 

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15 Things You Can Do When You're Not Dieting

15 Things You Can Do When You're Not Dieting

Dieting steals time and energy, our two most precious resources, and puts them towards a futile pursuit, trying to temporarily force our bodies into a smaller size. If everyone considered what they're giving up by dieting, I wonder if people would continue to try and lose weight? Here's 15 things you can do when you're not wasting time and energy dieting. 

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PCOS and Intuitive Eating Part 1

PCOS and Intuitive Eating Part 1

PCOS is a common condition affecting 1 out of every 10 women. Unfortunately, weight loss is the most common treatment recommendation, but dieting does more harm than good. Learn about intuitive eating for PCOS in this first post in a series that goes over what PCOS is, how to get diagnosed, and why dieting isn't the answer. 

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Intuitive Eating Is Not Letting Yourself Go

Intuitive Eating Is Not Letting Yourself Go

Intuitive Eating is not letting yourself go. Along with body acceptance, intuitive eating is one of the most powerful acts of self care. By letting go of what you can't control (your weight), it gives you space to focus on what you can control - creating sustainable, health-promoting behaviors that nourish your healthiest self. 

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