Aging can be very stressful on women in our society, due to physical as well as emotional factors. From a physical perspective, decades of normal “wear and tear” on our bodies, particularly as we approach menopause, can contribute to health concerns requiring additional attention. One of these health concerns is bone health. The following article, written by Kimmie Singh, MS, & RD-to-be, … [Read more...] about How Much Vitamin D Should You be Getting?
Yes! Gentle nutrition is a goal of intuitive eating, and having the foods you enjoy at hand gives you a better chance of finding variety and satisfaction! I have been thinking a lot about how I prepare meals in my home and lately it’s been lacking. I notice that when I don’t have the food(s) that I really like - foods that are nourishing as well as satisfying - I do not eat as well as I would … [Read more...] about Can Meal Planning Help with Eating Disorder Recovery & Intuitive Eating? Part 2
Many of my individual clients, as well as those in my online groups and programs, tell me they truly have “no idea how much, or what to eat when giving up on dieting.” The “safety” in the strict rules of dieting made each meal straightforward. That's where meal planning comes in! When practicing intuitive eating, we make room for new foods that are satisfying and delicious, as well as nutritious. … [Read more...] about Can Meal Planning Help with Eating Disorder Recovery & Intuitive Eating? Part 1
Are you working on your recovery from an eating disorder? Or trying to quit dieting because you’re tired of starving yourself, exercising to the point of total exhaustion and counting macros or calories day after day? If you value authentic health and happiness -- then starving, bingeing, over-exercising or any other disordered eating behavior would seem to go against those values. But the … [Read more...] about How can Values Help Me Recover from Disordered Eating and/or Chronic Dieting?