Normal eating vs. Dieting

January 8, 2014

With the new year here, many people vow to start a “diet” or lose weight.  It’s been proven that 95% of all diets fail and cause even more problems (physically and emotionally) when they are over.  So what is normal eating if you’re not going to “diet”? Taken from Ellyn Satter’s website the definition of […]

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I am thankful for my body

November 26, 2013

This Thanksgiving, give thanks for your body and all it can do.  Negative body image gets the best of us at times but it’s important to remind yourself about all the positive things your body does every single day. When negative body image gets the best of you, try repeating these lines to yourself or […]

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NEDA Walk Sunday November 17th!

November 13, 2013

Support Eat With Knowledge at the NEDA walk! National Eating Disorders Association Sunday November 17th, 2013 at 10am (Team will meet at 9:30 am to walk together) Walk will be at Rockland Lake 299 Rockland Lake Rd. Valley Cottage, NY 10989 How to Join: Go to: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/neda-walks Look for “Find a Walk” and click “Rockland […]

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Tips for a healthy, happy(!) Halloween

October 28, 2013

Halloween can be a tough time for clients with eating disorders and emotional eating.  If you’re struggling with anorexia or weight loss, candy can bring up shameful emotions like you can’t have any at all.  On the other hand, if you’re an emotional eater, having tons of candy around for trick-or-treaters can lead to a […]

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Eating Disorder Resources, Part 2: For professionals

September 19, 2013

Here are my favorite resources for professionals when leaning about eating disorders.   Renfrew: www.renfrewcenter.com gives free professional webinar series on eating disorders a few times per year. National Eating Disorders Association http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ Academy of Eating Disorders http://www.aedweb.org Something Fishy: http://www.something-fishy.org/   Eating Disorders and the Brain by Bryan Lask & Ian Frampton   Integrated Treatment of Eating […]

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Eating Disorder Resources- Part 1, For Patients

September 11, 2013

Clients sometimes ask me for follow-up resources after our sessions.  “Can I read more about that?” or “Where did that research come from?” are popular questions.  Reading about eating disorders can be a way to get support during the week when we only have weekly sessions and get to talk once.  It also allows clients […]

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From Nutrition Intern Adriana

August 30, 2013

I asked my summer nutrition intern Adriana to write a blog post to reflect on her thoughts from the summer.  Here she goes! Interning this summer with Jennifer Regester at Eat With Knowledge was such a great and educational experience. I’ve had the opportunity to get first hand experience and great insight into nutrition counseling. […]

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Binge Eating Profiles, Part 3

July 25, 2013

By Adriana Sobel and Jennifer Regester You just read about Binge Eating Profiles Part 1, and Binge Eating Profiles Part 2, and there are still more types out there.  Keep in mind, many people have many different profiles and binge eating and fit into many different categories- addressing all of them are important when getting treatment […]

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Binge Eating Profiles, Part 2

July 22, 2013

By Adriana Sobel and Jennifer Regester You just read about Binge Eating Profiles Part 1, but there are many more types out there.  Keep in mind, many people have many different profiles and binge eating and fit into many different categories- addressing all of them are important when getting treatment for binge eating. The Nail-Biting […]

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Binge Eating Profiles, Part 1

July 17, 2013

By Adriana Sobel and Jennifer Regester   Binge Eating Disorder is a serious condition which people eat large amounts of food due to extreme hunger, emotional responses, or “numbing out”. This guide will help identify triggers for binge eating and help with solutions.  Part 1 will talk about 3 common binge eating profiles.  Keep in […]

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