Help I ate too much Halloween candy!!

October 31, 2016

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 […]

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The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders

October 16, 2016

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 […]

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Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents

September 22, 2016

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 […]

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5 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy School Year

September 1, 2016

  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 […]

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

July 20, 2016

 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 […]

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All About Gluten (Part 1!)

July 13, 2016

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 […]

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The Art of Comparison

June 22, 2016

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 […]

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Update on Orthorexia

March 9, 2016

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, […]

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Pursuing Private Practice is here!

January 28, 2016

Jennifer McGurk’s first book is here!  Please see her new website Pursuing Private Practice for details. Are you a healthcare professional looking to start your own private practice? Do you need a guide with easy-to-follow steps to help you along the way? This is your resource! Starting a private practice can be overwhelming, but this book […]

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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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