Throughout my years practicing as a dietitian, I have stumbled across people who think that my job involves telling people what they CANNOT eat. This idea of deprivation is surrounded by fear and anxiety when a person considers what they have to eliminate or avoid...
It’s fairly evident by now that fiber — umm — keeps you regular. That said, it’s still one of the more challenging foods for some of us to maintain with consistency in our diet. Fiber gets a bad rap because it evokes images of prunes and weird,...
Eating our greens is something we all need to do a better job of, but it’s not always so easy! We have busy schedules and those green leafies quickly turn to brown wilties after too much time in the fridge. We start with good intentions and find ourselves...
One to two hundred years ago the field of nutrition really didn’t exist. Sure, there has always been cultural guidance when it comes to nutrition and health but no such thing as nutritionists or dietitians with whom people could visit to be put on a...
If a client meets with me for just one session, you can be assured that, for nearly every person, a priority on their list of recommendations will be transitioning to only healthy fats in their kitchen. In fact, I urge them to throw away the rest because of how...
72. From surviving to thriving through the holidays
This time of year can be stressful for so many reasons. In past years, you may have set a goal just to survive these 6-ish weeks. But, what if you could thrive and actually enjoy […]
71. How I thought food was going to fix me, when I could barely get out of bed
Years ago, I went through a period of my life where I felt like my physical and mental health had tanked. In today’s episode, I share how I grasped desperately to have food fix me. […]
70. The pitfall of perfectionism - Don't fall into it!
Have you ever tried to eat perfectly, have perfect health, or achieve the perfect body? If so, you know the “pit of perfectionism” all too well. Beth and I check each other on this subject […]
69. Everything you need to love your food, yourself, and your life
Recently, I’ve observed far too many people struggling to love their food, themselves, and their lives. My passion is to help you with these things, and I’m not here to stand by and play small. […]
68. You are human, let's look at your unique design
Best-selling author, Kristi H. Sullivan, joins me on the podcast today for a fascinating discussion about Human Design. Kristi is a Human Design and Self Care expert, author, and speaker on a mission to help […]
67. 3 reasons why you eat when you are not hungry
Do you find yourself eating when you are not really hungry and saying “ugh, why do I keep doing this?!?” In today’s episode, Beth and I discuss how emotions, habits, and satisfaction all contribute to […]
66. Grieving your fantasy body
Do you have a lingering desire for a different body? Different size, shape, functionality, or anything else that’s not your current body? You may be starting to realize that this fantasy body is never going […]
65. How to overcome nighttime eating without losing your sanity
Do you regularly find yourself having a snack or a meal at nighttime, and wishing that you weren’t? Eating at night is not necessarily a bad thing, but maybe it makes you feel bad - […]
64. Holistic Mental Health: Calm, Clear, & in Control for the rest of your life
I am so honored to be part of a collaborative book called Holistic Mental Health: Calm, Clear, & in Control for the rest of your life. Today's episode is a very special one because it […]
63. When to NOT eat ice cream
As intuitive eating practitioners, Beth and I believe that no foods are ever “off-limits.” We both love ice cream and it’s a staple in our homes. But, there are a few select times when we […]