How do you feel about snacking? Do you have any thoughts about eating between your meals? I have noticed some of my clients struggling with deciding what to eat, particularly snacking between meals. They acknowledge that snacking is scary if it goes against their “food rules” about eating at specific times, even if they notice feeling hungry. Snacking is very important in eating disorder … [Read more...] about Tips on Planning Snacks with Success
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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
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
It is natural to want a quick immune system boost, particularly in the middle of a pandemic, and at the start of a long cold winter with cold and flu concerns. Unfortunately, internet marketers are out there looking to take your money and hawk their “immune system” boosters. If you’ve been told that you can boost your immune system overnight, sorry to burst your bubble. Our immune system is very … [Read more...] about Five Steps to Boosting Your Immune System Quickly
This is a delicious and healthy recipe that includes broccoli. Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 6 cups broccoli florets, chopped and steamed 1 Tbs sesame oil 1 tsp ginger, grated 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp sesame seeds Prep: Wash and chop broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Steam broccoli until just bright green. Grate … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Sesame Ginger Broccoli
How can intuitive eating be “healthy” if I’m “allowed” to eat whatever I want? There are three questions I've heard just this week, in relation to letting go of diets and trying intuitive eating: “Am I really allowed to eat a bagel?” “Isn’t it better to avoid processed foods?” “Isn’t sugar addictive and bad for you?” They all have one thing in common – the concern about a food or category of … [Read more...] about Is Intuitive Eating Really Healthy?