So many of our clients have been talking about Halloween this week. As with any holiday, it's normal to feel a mix of high and low emotions. Many of our clients experience excitement and happiness around the holiday season AND feel stress about food. Halloween brings up all of the feelings, especially when it comes to Halloween … [Read more...]
My Favorite Nutrition Advice
I don't know if it's just me, but I've certainly seen a lot more "new year's resolution" type of advice in 2021 than in previous years. I know the diet industry always ramps up marketing for "the new year", but in this current environment... it just feels outright sleazy. With so many people vulnerable from the chaos of 2020, it's no … [Read more...]
Why I Don’t Support Weight Loss Diets
Yes, I am a dietitian who does not support weight loss diets. I had a really good conversation on the phone with a potential client family last week. A mom called me, recommended by her pediatrician, because her 16-year-old daughter wanted to lose weight. Her daughter has been complaining to her about her weight for the past year and mom … [Read more...]
What Happens After you Binge Eat?
Let’s talk about something that may be hard to hear. When you want to make changes to your health, it’s not as easy as just deciding to change. Many of our behaviors are rooted in habit, unconscious beliefs, and have a lot to do with the way we think about ourselves. Nutrition counseling to change behaviors, thoughts, and feelings about … [Read more...]