How to Survive the Holidays

December 18, 2015

All month long I have been talking about how to survive the holidays.  This time of year is amazing- full of energy, presents, friends, and family.  But it is also stressful for a lot of people.  If you are feeling the stress, you are not alone.  My last newsletter was one of my most popular […]

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Fearless Feeding Workshop

November 12, 2015

The Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association welcomed Jill Castle to our fall meeting to talk about feeding in children.  As a dietitian and mom of picky eater, I was equally excited for this workshop professionally and personally.  Jill and Maryann Jacobson wrote the book “Fearless Feeding” and the book has helped me figure out how to […]

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Adjusting to College Eating: The Importance of Self-Care (Part 2)

July 20, 2015

Adjusting to College Eating Part 2: The Importance of Self-Care By: Kristin Quill, Eat With Knowledge Intern Cornell University Class of 2017, Nutritional Sciences Major   Now that I’ve talked about the risk factors involved in adjusting to college eating, let’s talk about the ways that self-care can help college students build a healthy relationship […]

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Adjusting to College Eating: What are the Risk Factors? (Part 1)

June 16, 2015

Adjusting to College Eating: What are the Risk Factors? By: Kristin Quill, Eat With Knowledge Intern Cornell University Class of 2017, Nutritional Sciences Major  Adjusting to college can be one of the biggest transitions that people experience in their lifetime.  As a rising junior, I look back on my transition into college as an exciting […]

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day- Why I LOVE what I do

March 11, 2015

Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!  I am so grateful that I choose this career path all the way back when I was 18 years old enrolled in Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University.  I really had no idea what a career in dietetics “meant”, but I loved food and nutrition and especially the mental/behavior change […]

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March 3, 2015

Thanks to NEDA for a successful campaign to increase ED awareness.  Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Photos:            

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Review of Savvy Girl, A Guide to Eating: Free Giveaway!!!

February 3, 2015

I have so much praise for “Savvy Girl, A Guide to Eating” by Brittany Deal and Sumner Brooks.  The book preaches the concepts of intuitive eating, with both authors giving insight into their own experiences, as well as Sumner going into more details when working with her clients.  The main ideas are relatable, but yet […]

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Raising a Child to Love Their Body

January 13, 2015

I was recently out with a group of “mom friends”, having one of those conversations talking about anything and everything related to our kids, all under 1 year old.  Our conversation turned into an honest discussion about raising our children to be anti-dieting, body image-loving, positive self-esteemed individuals.  My friends were worried about being a […]

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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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