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Intuitive Eating Hunger Scale: A Powerful Tool To Stop Overeating

This post is your guide to using the Intuitive Eating Hunger Scale, a powerful tool that can help you get to know your hunger and fullness cues.  In this article, I’ll share expert tips on how to use the hunger scale to make mindful, energizing, satisfying eating choices throughout the day.  I’ll also delve into

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Why The Good and Bad Food Mentality Is A Trap

Bombarded with messages about “good” and “bad” food and not sure whose advice to trust? You’re not alone.  We’re saturated with diet advice and nutritional do’s and don’ts from every direction. It’s easy to find ourselves categorizing food and restricting ourselves just because a food is off-limits according to influencers, Netflix documentaries, or the latest

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The Best Body Image Books To Transform Your Self-Esteem Now!

I use and recommend body image books to clients every day in my private practice. I rely on these books to supplement the work we do in session on improving body image and self-esteem. Reading and discussing the ideas in the books leads to remarkable shifts in how my clients relate to their body. So,

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Orthorexia vs Anorexia: Do You Know The Difference?

Orthorexia vs Anorexia: how can you tell the difference between these two restrictive disorders? With the rise of social media, we are constantly bombarded with unrealistic portrayals of food and body image, blurring the lines between healthy eating and obsession and making us overwhelmed by the pressure to look and eat a certain way.  Two

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Help! I Don’t Know What To Eat! Fool-Proof Meal Ideas

“I don’t know what to eat anymore” is the phrase I most commonly hear from clients as a registered dietitian. You are not alone in feeling unsure about how to eat. In our culture obsessed with diet trends, fad cleanses, and the latest “superfoods,” the simple act of nourishing ourselves has become a battlefield.  Bombarded

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Respecting Your Body When You Don’t Love It

Respecting your body when you’re having a bad body image day can feel impossible. Everywhere we look, we’re bombarded with social pressures to conform with unrealistic standards of beauty. Seeing bodies glorified for their thinness, fitness, whiteness or able-bodied nature at every turn makes accepting our bodies difficult when we don’t fit the mold.  As

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Editorial Process

All blog content is created and/or reviewed by registered dietitians who have degrees in nutrition and dietetics, completed at least 1,000 hours of supervised practice through an accredited internship program, and passed a national registration exam.

Registered dietitians also complete 75 hours of continuing education every 5 years to keep abreast of current topics and maintain credentials.

Articles are reviewed and updated annually to account for new research and findings. All factual information included in the articles comes from peer-reviewed research articles and scientific texts. Any information based on professional experience is clearly specified as such.

Please note that the content on this site is for informational and educational purposes only and should not be taken as personalized nutrition advice. Consult with your healthcare practitioner before making any diet or lifestyle changes.