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Nourishing Your Soul: The Vital Role of Self-Care During the Holidays

The holiday season can be particularly challenging for many individuals and families. The holidays often brings more invitations to social gatherings (which can be stressful to my fellow introverts!), food, food, and more food. That’s why it’s important to focus on self-care during this time. Let’s explore how prioritizing self-care can help you navigate the […]

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Halloween Candy and Intuitive Eating: Finding Balance for Kids

Halloween is just around the corner, and for many parents, it means the arrival of heaps of candy and other sweets. While Halloween is a favorite among kids, it can be a challenging time for parents who are concerned about their children’s nutrition and overall well-being. Let’s explore the concept of intuitive eating and how

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 Joyful Movement: Improving Your Relationship with Exercise

Exercise is often seen as a necessary evil, something we feel obligated to do for the sake of our health or appearance. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. By shifting our perspective and embracing the concept of “joyful movement,” we can improve our relationship with exercise and make it a more fulfilling and

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Why We Should Ditch the ‘Good vs. Bad’ Food Labels

Food isn’t just fuel; it’s a big part of our daily lives, culture, and social gatherings. But it’s not just about filling our bellies; food often comes with a side of moral judgment. We’re constantly bombarded with messages about what’s “good” and “bad” to eat. Ads, diet plans, and social media gurus love to praise

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Discovering Intuitive Eating: What It Is and What It’s Not

Today, we’re diving into the world of intuitive eating – a refreshing approach to food that prioritizes your body’s natural cues and nurtures a healthy relationship with what’s on your plate. The most simple explanation of intuitive eating is the way you were born knowing how to eat. In a world that’s obsessed with diets

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Thriving During the Holidays: Setting Boundaries Around Body Talk

Where there is food, there is inevitably talk about the body. During the holidays, this talk seems to be even more prevalent. Maybe it’s because we’re often seeing relatives or friends that we haven’t seen in a while. Or maybe it’s the wide variety of rich foods and desserts that gets people so hyper-focused on

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My Path to Becoming a Non-Diet Dietitian

I started my education in nutrition the same way every aspiring dietitian does, in a traditional dietetics undergraduate program. My dietetic internship was very similar, with an emphasis on clinical skills and community nutrition. All of it was very weight-centric. I had never heard of a non-diet dietitian before, much less anything about Health at

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