Eating for a Healthy Holiday Season

December 17, 2014

So many articles and “diet tips” tell us all about how to avoid food and deny ourselves during the holiday season.  I hate this advice!  The holidays are all about indulging in some of our favorite foods and we shouldn’t feel guilty for it.  The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is stressful enough- there is […]

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Fat Shaming

November 25, 2014

Last week I attended an iaedp event on “One Size Does Not Fit All: Understanding the Complex Interplay of Body and Mind when working with Overweight (or Fat) Patients”.   I went into the meeting thinking I had a good understanding and insight into what it feels like to be overweight (I used to be […]

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Postpartum Body Image

November 10, 2014

When Laura Cipullo first asked me to write this post I was unsure because I usually try to keep my personal life private.  But honestly “postpartum body image” is something that should be talked about more- why not share my (very normal) experience?  This is dedicated to the amazing women who have given birth- clients, friends, and […]

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Tips for Eating Well with a Newborn

October 2, 2014

Going into pregnancy, labor, and delivery I read everything I could get my hands on about “life with a newborn”.  However there really is no way to describe the emotional roller coaster you go through until you experience it yourself.  With that being said, self-care is so important during this time and nutrition is one […]

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When Diets Go Too Far

May 15, 2014

A “diet” usually starts out as an innocent attempt at a healthy lifestyle- this can mean trying to lose a few pounds before an important event, or reducing portion sizes of junk food for healthy eating.  But for many people, a simple diet can turn into an eating disorder.  Coupled with stress, a “diet” gives […]

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Nutrition and Eating Disorders Presentation

April 24, 2014

I’m excited to speak at the Jewish Community Center on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 on “Nutrition and Eating Disorders”.  The talk will be 8:30am-10am.  Please join me if you can! Rockland Jewish Family Service presents… A series of seminars open to professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge of eating disorders. Seminars will be held […]

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day- Why I love what I do!!

March 12, 2014

Happy Registered Dietitian Day 2014!  (source Every year we celebrate Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and all the hard work they do to keep America healthy.  I love being a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist because I love the power of nutrition and health.  Dietitians work in so many different areas and it’s amazing to see just how […]

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20 Ways to Love Your Body

February 25, 2014

Taken from the NEDA website: 20 Ways to Love Your Body Compiled By: Margo Maine, PhD Think of your body as the vehicle to your dreams.  Honor it.  Respect it.  Fuel it. Create a list of all the things your body lets you do.  Read it and add to it often. Become aware of what […]

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 24, 2014

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness week!  This year’s theme is “I had no idea”.   All this week I will be blogging about various ED topics.  Remember if you need help, reach out right away.  My approach to treatment is very individualized and private. From the NEDA website: What is an Eating Disorder? […]

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My thoughts on the Biggest Loser debate

February 13, 2014

By now I’m sure you have all seen the reaction to the Biggest Loser Finale- Rachel Frederickson lost 155 lbs in 7 months.  She went from 260 lbs to 105 lbs on a 5’4″ frame.  She maintains that she ate around 1600 calories per day but worked out on average 6 hours/day.  She commented to […]

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