Dear Weight Watchers…

Dear Weight Watchers….   Or why I am so dismayed to hear that Weight Watchers is offering free memberships to teens as young as 13 this summer! I’m sure many of you have already seen yesterday’s headline that Weight Watchers will offer free memberships to teenagers aged 13-17 this summer  to “help 10 million people […]

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January Detox

Did that title get your attention?   While you may be hearing about detoxes from your co-workers, trainers, and every magazine you pick up in January, today I’m writing about a different kind of detox:  this is a detox from dieting and diet culture; from a list of foods you can and can’t eat; from […]

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Intuitive Eating During the Holidays

Thanksgiving is less than a week away! The holiday season can present so many challenges related to our relationship with food.  There’s travel, family dynamics to navigate, and so many parties to attend.   Whether you’ve already begun your Intuitive Eating journey or perhaps have just started learning about it, there are things you can […]

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Are You Haunted by Halloween Candy?

It’s time for Halloween again! I feel like everywhere I look, there is a bowl of Halloween candy. Even at my daughter’s orthodontist’s office! What thoughts and feelings does this omnipresent candy bowl or this picture above bring up for you?   Anxiety, shame, body checking, cravings?…….   All across social media, I’ve seen posts […]

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Focus On: Vitamin D

You may know vitamin D, often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” because of its role in helping to maintain strong bones.  But did you know that it plays a role in immunity, brain and fetal development and heart function as well?  Vitamin D has anti-inflammatory properties, preventing the release of pro-inflammatory mediators by blood cells. […]

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