Nutrition

Stop Taking Nutrition Advice From Your Personal Trainer

It might surprise you to learn that personal trainers aren’t allowed to give nutrition advice, since so many of them do. Those with big social media followings do it publicly through the meal plans they sell, the supplements they recommend, and even the 1:1 nutrition...

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Why Do We Talk About Emotional Eating Like It’s Bad?

Why Do We Talk About Emotional Eating Like It’s Bad?

As a dietitian, I get countless questions about emotional eating. And in my work with clients, emotional eating is certainly something that we talk about. What often surprises people is the fact that eating for pleasure or comfort isn’t bad. And people who identify as...

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Whole30 Review: Junk Science Won’t Lead to Food Freedom

Whole30 Review: Junk Science Won’t Lead to Food Freedom

To be honest, I’m amazed that Whole30 is still around. It’s the epitome of a fad diet, with its restrictive and unscientific rules and its short-term nature. And yet, 12 years after its creation, Whole30 and its promise of food freedom is still going strong. Here's my...

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What is Set Point Weight? Does It Matter?

What is Set Point Weight? Does It Matter?

If you’ve already done some research into intuitive eating and Health at Every Size® (HAES), you may have heard of the “set point weight theory.” Essentially, set point weight is where your body lands when you stop obsessing over food and movement. But, what goes into...

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GEM Vitamins Review: NOT Worth $5.50 a Day

GEM Vitamins Review: NOT Worth $5.50 a Day

So I Googled GEM vitamins to see what the fuss was about. Within a few minutes of clicking through their site and all of its wellness-y rhetoric, I decided they were worth reviewing.  They talk about how "food is medicine," which you may know I take issue with...

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Free Intuitive Eating Course

Looking for a free intuitive eating course? Whether you’re new to the anti-diet approach or you’ve been trying to work towards intuitive eating for a while, our 5-Day Intuitive Eating Starter Course is a great start for anyone who’s tired of obsessing over “wellness” and constantly struggling with food and body acceptance.