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?
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Here is an easy recipe developed by Diana Ushay, Lead Recovery Coach at Monte Nido & Affiliates and Meal Coach at Eating Disorder Recovery Specialists. Easy Pizza Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 regular or garlic Naan bread (I get mine from Trader Joe's) 1/4 cup pizza sauce or tomato sauce 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 3/4 cup arugula 2 tsp olive oil, separated 1 tsp … [Read more...] about Recipes for Recovery: Easy Pizza
In our culture today, women* fear weight gain, at all costs, as well as aging. Perimenopause and Menopause are two words that conjure up fear in the hearts and minds of most women* and also people who are assigned female at birth. Diet culture promotes middle-aged female bodies as problematic, and they become a target for both the dieting and anti-aging industries, with many falling prey to … [Read more...] about Transitioning from Perimenopause into Menopause
We have a new Dietitian starting – with a specialty in sports nutrition. I'm thrilled to announce that Erica Leon Nutrition is expanding! Let me introduce and welcome our newest associate, Kelly Linehan. Kelly is a wonderful addition to our practice. This soon-to-be Registered Dietitian has interned with me while she obtained her master’s degree in nutrition from Hunter College and, most … [Read more...] about Exciting News at Erica Leon Nutrition
For most of us, Easter or Passover are synonymous with family, festivities and feasting. FOOD. While the notion of gathering with loved ones around the table is pleasant for many, it can be filled with landmines if you’re struggling with food, weight, and/or body image. If you’re a chronic dieter, large holiday meals can reinforce binge behavior. Dieting, in fact, predicts binge eating, which in … [Read more...] about Eating Disorder Recovery During the Holidays and Holiday Meals