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The Health at Every Size (HAES®) approach to health is an alternative to the widely accepted weight-centric approach. In this post, we’ll explore the answer to the question: What is Health at Every Size (HAES)? by examining the pitfalls of the weight-centric approach, outlining the crux of the Health at Every Size approach, and detailing…READ MORE
The Body Mass Index (commonly referred to as the BMI) has become the primary way that doctors and other healthcare professionals decide whether or not we are “healthy.” If you’re in the “overweight” or “obese” category, you’re automatically told you need to lose weight. But is this actually correct advice? Read on the learn more…READ MORE
Dieting and diet culture can make cooking a not-so-enjoyable experience. When you’re working to move away from diet culture, the kitchen offers a beautiful opportunity for healing and growth towards a healthy relationship with food. In this post, my intern (and incredible chef!) Callie Troutman shares practical ways you can incorporate intuitive eating into recipes,…READ MORE
If you’re socially isolating for Coronavirus, you may notice a change in your eating behaviors, stress levels, and how you feel about your body. All of this is normal! Read on for tips on how to manage your food and eating behaviors during the quarantine. Change is inevitable – change in mood, change in behaviors,…READ MORE
One of the most common conversations I’ve had with clients over the past month has been around navigating conversations around diets, dieting, weight in the height of diet culture – January. In this blog, I’m breaking down common situations where diet talk comes up and how you can respond.READ MORE
Intuitive eating is not reserved for people with unlimited funds to spend on groceries, restaurants, and late-night takeouts. Learn how to practice intuitive eating on a budget. I’ve partnered up with ALDI to bring you this post, meaning I was compensated for my time, but, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. …READ MORE
The principles you learn for intuitive eating can be helpful for practicing intuitive movement (also referred to as joyful movement, intuitive fitness, or intuitive exercise). That said, the exercise space presents challenges of its own in regards to overcoming diet language and culture. How can you step away from rigid, old exercise habits and move…READ MORE
Podcasts are a great way to dip into the world of intuitive eating, or to dig deeper into specific topics related to intuitive eating. Many of my colleagues who are experts in this area host fabulous podcasts. Here is a list of 13 of the best intuitive eating podcasts (IMO) to help you integrate the…READ MORE
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