Intuitive Eating 101: Beginners Guide to Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating 101: Beginners Guide to Intuitive Eating

Curious about intuitive eating and not sure where to start? I’ve got ya! This post covers intuitive eating basics including the 10 principles of intuitive eating, myths and misconceptions, and how to get started with intuitive eating. It also has links to my most helpful intuitive eating blog posts, plus resources for where to learn more.

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What to expect working with a non-diet dietitian

What to expect working with a non-diet dietitian

As a non-diet, private practice dietitian, there’s a lot of misconceptions about what we do, and I think a lot of those misconceptions can make people afraid to reach out for help. Will you be told what you can and can’t eat? Will you be judged for your weight or eating choices? Will you be lectured about nutrition the whole time? Learn what to expect working with a non-diet dietitian in this article.

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The MANY Problems with BMI - aka The BS Measuring Index

The MANY Problems with BMI - aka The BS Measuring Index

BMI charts are as ubiquitous to doctors offices as stethoscopes and thermometers, a crude formula that categorizes people into underweight, normal, overweight, and obese categories. Most people recognize the BMI scale has it’s problems, but most don’t realize just how bunk BMI actually is. Learn about the problems with BMI, and ways you can improve health outside of the scale.

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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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What is Health at Every Size?

What is Health at Every Size?

In my practice, I embrace a philosophy called Health at Every Size. It may be something you've heard of before, but have questions about. In this post, I answer the question what is health at every size, and discuss why weight does not predict health, and why we need to move away from prescribing diets and weight loss. 

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