What’s my advice for getting started as an Eating Disorders Dietitian?

When students, interns, and dietitians ask me about what is required to get into the ED profession, I offer a couple of pieces of advice. The first is that you have to be willing to sacrifice time, energy, and money to specialize in eating disorders. It is a SPECIALTY, and it takes significant resources to [...]

How to Improve Body Image and Heal with a New Approach

Approaching Your Body Image by factoring in social and nervous systems when doing this work is often the path to healing. In my last blog post, I talked with you about why body image is so complex, what your bad body image is trying to tell you, and why your attempts to fix it likely [...]

Why Body Image is so Complicated and What it’s Telling You

Summer temperatures often bring the bad body image boiling right to the top. I get it, you are sweaty and exposed and damn, that’s uncomfortable. That’s why I have to talk about body image this month…and probably next. Today I’m going to share with you 3 things: Why body image is so complicated, what your [...]

Digestive Disorders and Eating Disorders: Answering Common Questions

Did you know that the majority of clients who suffer from an eating disorder (ED) also struggle with significant digestive health challenges? When I returned from maternity leave, I went to social media to ask - what content do you want from me? The resounding answer: digestive issues!! which is not surprising … Some studies [...]

Celebrating International No Diet Day and My Birthday!

Today is International No Diet Day and It’s my birthday and I’m going to let you in on a not so little secret. I love celebrating birthdays. My birthday, your birthday, pretty much anyone’s birthday! Birthdays are, for me, the response to the question poet Mary Oliver poses at the end of her much beloved [...]

Celebrating International No Diet Day!! [May 6, 2022]

I Have TWO Reasons to Celebrate today, which is International No Diet Day. It’s just never going to get old that a worldwide celebration of NOT DIETING also falls on my birthday. So, you better believe I have two very solid reasons to celebrate. But I also want to share, in case you didn’t know, [...]

Urgent Action: Standard of Care in the Field of Nutrition and Dietetics

Have 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 [...]

I Have Two Reasons to Celebrate!

I wanted to share a special message with you on International No Diet Day. And you'll learn why I find this day extra special. ;) I hope you'll join me in celebrating! Sneak Peek! I wanted to share this other special information with you too! “The Gut Brain Connection: Cutting Edge Research & Future Directions [...]