We’ve all heard about the benefits of protein. It is an essential nutrient (which is an oxymoron because by definition all nutrients are essential). But our diet-obsessed culture has hijacked protein and put it on a pedestal as a nutrient that will promote weight loss and help us eat less of those “bad” carbs and […]
Eating disorders professionals are frequently using a philosophy called “Health At Every Size” (HAES) to help people recover. It is based on the idea that we can help people be healthier – physically, mentally, socially – if we take the focus off weight and instead focus on compassionate self-care and respect for body diversity in […]
Eating can either be an act of love and respect for your body… …OR it can be a way to deprive and/or harm yourself. You get to choose. Eating as an act of love and respect: Eating when you are hungry (ideally before you reach the point of ravenous hunger) Eating to nourish your body […]
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I’ve learned that most of the world around us doesn’t “get it” when it comes to having a healthy relationship with food. Even health professionals like doctors and other dietitians often give misguided advice, making health and recovery a challenge.
I love helping people uncover what it is about their bodies and about their eating that they are struggling with, and help them heal - using a non-diet approach.