Redefine Holiday Eating

As much as we love the holiday season, it can be equal parts wonderful and stressful. There is usually a lot going on, including planning trips, shopping for gifts, seeing friends and family, and of course, eating holiday food! I don’t know about you, but I hate those “healthy holiday articles” that suggest walking away […]

Pros and Cons of Hello Fresh

As a busy mom, it is sometimes really hard to get dinner on the table!! I have wanted to try a meal delivery service for awhile now and when my friend Lauren gave me a coupon for a free trial week of Hello Fresh I jumped on it!  A meal delivery service is NOT a diet […]

Help I ate too much Halloween candy!!

It can feel very tempting to “diet” if you’ve eaten too much because dieting can erase the memories and shame of overeating.  But research shows that dieting is followed by overeating, weight gain, slowed metabolism, and feelings of depression and moodiness.  It’s not worth it!  So what’s the answer to overeating?… enjoy the candy! And then […]

The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders

I am so excited to announce that I will be presenting at the FNCE nutrition conference October 16-18th 2016! FNCE is the official Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. I will be speaking on “The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders” with Julie Duffy Dillon and Rebecca Scritchfield. We hope to bring […]

Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Many professionals have concerns that the “war on obesity” is fueling eating disorders (EDs). Increased focus on weight, dieting, regimented exercise, and shameful body-image messages are usually present in many weight-loss programs. However, when prevention efforts are done with a focus on lifestyle, rather than weight, it may be possible for adolescents to avoid developing […]

5 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy School Year

  The start of the school year is a time to reflect on habits and start fresh. What works for your family? What gets in the way? Now is the time to make changes to start the school year off on the right foot. Time is a big obstacle people share with me as a […]

How to Have a Healthy Relationship with a Gluten-Free Diet

 All About Gluten Part 2! By Kristin Quill, RD2B, Eat With Knowledge Intern Let’s say you have just been diagnosed with Celiac disease. Your dietitian tells you that you need to follow a gluten-free diet. This may seem daunting at first. How can you follow a gluten-free diet without feeling restricted? How can you fit […]

All About Gluten (Part 1!)

Part 1: All About Gluten By Kristin Quill, RD2B, Eat With Knowledge Summer Intern You walk into your local supermarket and see gluten free labels all over the shelves. You sit down in a restaurant and see that many of the items on the menu have been marked as gluten-free. Gluten-free products are just about […]

The Art of Comparison

By Kristin Quill, RD2B, Eat With Knowledge Intern “Comparison is the thief of joy.” I vividly remember the first time I read this quote. Comparison, a natural part of being human, had always been a part of my life. It had often been a positive motivator and a great way for me to learn from […]

Update on Orthorexia

I recently attended the iaedp conference in Florida.  What an amazing few days of education, networking, connecting with colleagues, and WARM weather! While there, I had the honor of attending a talk on Orthorexia Nervosa: Past, Present & Future of the most Controversial Eating Disorder by Steven Bratman, MD, MPH, Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RDN, CEDRD, […]