As many of you know, this past year I delved into the realm of care for diabetes. Many people contact me looking for help with normalizing their eating, and I’ve noticed that folks struggling with blood sugar abnormalities often feel that a non-diet way of eating does not include them. They’ve been told by doctors […]
New research shows that adding in this one simple practice – yoga – can help lower blood glucose by a significant amount. In fact, several mind-body practices, such as yoga, meditation, qigong, and mindfulness-based stress reduction all showed significant blood sugar reductions. (The majority of the studies included in this meta-analysis focused on yoga) The […]
Anti-Diet is the book we all need now.
It can be hard to build fat-positive community. Here are some ideas for how to start.
Our bodies tell so much of the story of ourselves. In an ideal world, we’d be good friends with our bodies, appreciate them for what they allow us to experience of the world, and be in tune with what they tell us about those experiences. But because we don’t live in a perfect world, we […]
The pull to try weight loss after BED recovery can be strong – but here’s why you don’t want to go there.
Many of you have heard this word before: orthorexia. But what is it? While not an official eating disorder listed in the DSM V, orthorexia is a growing concern in the ED world. The NEDA website tells us, The term ‘orthorexia’ was coined in 1998 and means an obsession with proper or ‘healthful’ eating. Although […]
“I used to love my thinner body, even though I hated dieting. Will I ever love my body again?” This is an occasionally-heard refrain heard from some of the brave souls who have chosen to give up the pursuit of weight control through dieting and have instead opted for the unknown of what their bodies […]
Dieting is not really about health, and we all know it.
Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.