We are Expanding with a new Dietitian at Erica Leon Nutrition! Please join us in welcoming Diana Ushay, MS, RDN, to Erica Leon Nutrition LLC! Diana has been consulting with us for several years while she trained to be a dietitian, and now she is an official RD! Oh….and she is ALSO A CERTIFIED INTUITIVE EATING COUNSELOR! Diana began her nutrition career at a young age as she loved cooking … [Read more...] about Welcoming our New Dietitian – Diana Ushay
I want to share some important information about learning to become an intuitive eater. I have had many people describe a true fear of noticing hunger, of being hungry. If this describes you, let me explain a bit more about this fear. Do you fear hunger? If you have ever dieted and chances are, you have, you may have experienced a real fear of hunger, worried that once you do give in to that … [Read more...] about Do you ever fear hunger and food?
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?
Are you using food as a coping tool? You're not alone. Stress brings this on and it’s been a really long, stressful first two weeks of the year. Between the angry mob of white supremacists storming the capital, the second impeachment of this President, then add in the COVID 19 pandemic … it’s hard to focus and it is stressful! It’s also normal to use food as a coping tool - whether that means … [Read more...] about 4 Signs You Are Restricting Your Food
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?
This Thanksgiving and December Holiday meal times will be strange, plain and simple. For many of us with families out of town, our celebrations will be small. Still, some of my clients have expressed concern about those obnoxious food and body comments that always seem to arise at family get-togethers. “Did you gain those quarantine 15 too?” “You look so thin? What have you been doing?” and … [Read more...] about 5 tips to enjoy Holiday Meals this year with Family and Friends