We need to learn to care for our body the way it is today, right here and right now. For many this time of year, the seeming answer to feeling better about themselves and improving body image means losing weight or other means of changing their body. But having the focus on changing your body makes you feel worse about your body in the long run. So, consider trying a different focus: making space … [Read more...] about Nutrition Tip: Feeling Better in Your Own Skin
Here are some different gift ideas for the non-dieter in your life! If you have grown tired of hearing about fad diets and finally recognize (or are starting to recognize) that diets don’t work for the long term, consider giving thoughtful, body positive gifts. These gifts will support your loved one’s authentic health in the new year. I have curated a list of gift ideas that will be sure to … [Read more...] about Body Positive Gift Ideas for the Non-Dieter in Your Life
Today’s last installment of nutrition and lifestyle changes for osteoporosis will focus on musculoskeletal health at midlife. In addition to bone health and its importance in treating, as well as preventing, osteoporosis, it’s important to address what happens to our muscles as we get older. Did you know that muscle mass decreases approximately 3–8% per decade over the age of 30 and this rate … [Read more...] about Movement and Osteoporosis: What you need to know
I am often asked about the difference between overeating, emotional eating, and binge eating disorder. So today I wanted to share with you the differences between each and talk a little more about Binge Eating Disorder in particular, as surprisingly, this is the most common eating disorder in the United States. In this article, we will explore more about this common eating disorder that is … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between Overeating, Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder?
Okay, so “change your life” might seem dramatic, but meal planning can help with more than you can imagine. Today, we are going to learn how this can be! But first... I want to say Happy Holidays!! Both for the upcoming Christmas celebration and also for Chanukah, a holiday near and dear to my heart. Chanukah starts tonight, and for those of you who don’t know its symbolism, in a nutshell -- … [Read more...] about Did you know meal planning can change your life?
How do we develop a healthy habit? While attempting to feel productive during the quarantine, I cleaned out my desk drawers and came upon some old planners. Leafing through these planners, I kept noticing the same two goals atop each page – to exercise and meditate. This was a lightbulb moment for me because somehow, without realizing, I had achieved these goals. I now exercise and … [Read more...] about How to Use Habits to Reach Your Intuitive Eating and Self-care Goals