Our Dietitians specialize in eating disorders and also working with athletes with eating disorders. The team at Erica Leon Nutrition has been growing in the past year and today, I wanted to highlight Simone Weingarten who works with our clients looking to partner with a Dietitian who specializes in eating disorders and sports nutrition. You can learn more about Simone in the video below where … [Read more...] about Meet our Sports Nutritionist and Dietitian Simone Weingarten
Losing weight is not a requirement for feeling better in your body and improving your health and well-being. The prevalence of eating disorders has been on the rise over the past two decades. I understand this statement entirely contrasts with the message many health experts and society teach us, that losing weight is the cure for many health and body image issues. But focusing on weight … [Read more...] about Focusing on Weight Loss is NOT the ONLY Way to Feel Better in Your Body
If you are over the age of 40, 50, or 60+ ……I am confident you had a lot of diet culture growing up. And probably a lot of negative body talk and obsessing about diets and weight gain. Like many clients we work with, you are tired of being on a diet, hating your body or both. This is why working with a professional is often a path folks take. They know that expertise will help them navigate … [Read more...] about 5 Ways a Group Support Program can Help You Grow
Avocado and Chicken - It’s a match made in heaven. Enjoy the scrumptious and healthy recipe. Avocado Chicken Alfredo Ingredients: Avocado Alfredo Sauce: 2 large ripe avocados 2 cloves garlic 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 1/2 cups milk, any kind you like Salt to season 1 tablespoons reserved sun dried tomato oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional to prevent … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Avocado Chicken Alfredo
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
Do you know the difference between fresh fruits and vegetables and their frozen counterparts? While they start out the same, fresh fruits and vegetables may be picked prior to peak ripeness so they can ripen during transportation to stores. Fruits and vegetables that are going to be frozen are picked when they are at their most ripe; washed, possibly blanched (usually tougher vegetables like … [Read more...] about Fresh vs Frozen Fruits and Vegetables: Is there a Difference?