Nutrition counseling with a dietitian who specializes in eating disorders is a vital part of any treatment team. No matter the type of eating disorder a person struggles with, correcting nutritional deficiencies and creating a regular eating pattern is necessary for recovery. Many people report that they have followed external food rules for so long, their brain feels inundated with … [Read more...] about How a Dietitian Uses Meal Plans in Eating Disorder Treatment
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When you are in Eating Disorder Recovery, eating tasty foods that satisfy you is one of the best ways to make peace with food. This recipe for Refried Bean Tacos is one that is sure to please everyone at the dinner table! It is simple to make and for those wanting a little more spice, note the optional chopped green chilies that can be added to the meal. Refried Bean Tacos … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Refried Bean Tacos
After what feels like a lifetime of quarantining and challenging COVID at every turn, some exciting changes are happening here at Erica Leon Nutrition. Our team is growing with new dietitians to help serve our clients and work with new clients too! In addition to Diana Ushay, MS, RDN, who joined us in the late Spring, we have now added 3 more dietitians to our family. Meet our new … [Read more...] about Welcoming New Dietitians to Erica Leon Nutrition
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 wanted to share some news about a special certification I now have…I am a licensed Be Body Positive Facilitator. I completed my training with Connie Sobczak and Elizabeth Scott, LCSW, The Body Positive's Co-Founder and Director of Trainings. Here is a little background on what this means… The Body Positive training teaches professionals to use the Be Body Positive Model, which combines … [Read more...] about What is a Licensed Be Body Positive Facilitator?
Intuitive eating can feel like a big leap of faith, but what happens when you start and it just feels like you’re failing over and over again? What happens when the bingeing, the main thing that the intuitive eating was supposed to cure, just won’t stop? Written by Ashley Seruya, B.A. … [Read more...] about Intuitive Eating and Deprivation: AKA Why You’re Still Bingeing