Urgent Action: Standard of Care in the Field of Nutrition and DieteticsHave you ever wanted to make a difference with just a few minutes of your time? Here’s your chance!! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently released a draft proposal of some really harmful recommendations through their Evidence Analysis Library. You can read the proposed guidelines for yourself here. To put it bluntly, they are advocating [...]
Boundaries & Gratitude are Like PB&JHere in the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday reminds many of us to reconnect to our gratitude. Yet, this creates a very interesting tension for individuals with eating disorders because of the central role that food plays in our gatherings and celebrations. “I’m supposed to feel gratitude while managing all of this food stress?!” For [...]
When Cooking is the LAST Thing You Want to Do
Is it just me or do any of you dread dealing with food day in and day out these days? It seems that many of us feel an apathy towards food that is reflective of the constant drain of managing the complexities and uncertainties that is covid life. I personally never felt a surge of […]
Welcoming a New RD to the Team!
I opened the doors to my private practice exactly 11 years ago this month. It seems impossible that so much time has passed! And in those 11 years, I have welcomed 5 dietitians to my team. All of them compassionate, smart, hardworking, and fun! I have been truly blessed to be surrounded by women I […]
What a Fat Person Needs – A Life Lesson
You guys have seen me write A LOT about the problems of weight stigma. I even developed a free short guide for practitioners on how to provide non-stigmatizing care. But I understand that terms are often thrown around and their true meaning can seem vague or unclear. You may have even asked yourself, “What does […]