Omega 3: Do You Know Your Numbers?

Omega 3: Do You Know Your Numbers?

We have been told over and over again that we should know our “numbers”.  That usually translates into knowing your: Blood Pressure Total Cholesterol HDL Cholesterol LDL Cholesterol Triglycerides Fasting Glucose Waist size BMI Today, I’m going to propose that…

Be Still

Be Still

This past week, I got knocked off my feet.  I was filling up my planner with “to do’s”, “have to’s”, “want to’s”, and getting ready to continue a pattern of running myself ragged.  It’s easy for life to get busy…and…

Do You Deserve To Eat?

Do You Deserve To Eat?

Today I’m going to share with you one of my pet peeves.  It often happens when people feel the need to comment on what or how much people eat.  How often have you heard someone say something along the lines…

When The Fat Lady Sings

When The Fat Lady Sings

I can’t wait for the day when “skinny” is no more virtuous than “fat”; when moral terms no longer apply to food; when the act of eating is set free from all tyranny. I can’t wait for the time when…

What We REALLY Need in 2012

What We REALLY Need in 2012

As we approach the start of yet another year, a common tradition is to sit down and write a list of resolutions of what we intend (or at least want) to do and NOT do in the coming year.  It’s…

Why I Am a Dietitian

Why I Am a Dietitian

Two months ago I wrote a post for the lovely Guiltless Gals on my work as a dietitian.  You can read the original article on their website and follow them on Twitter @Iamguiltless.   I love food, therefore I am a…

Foraging on the Radio

Foraging on the Radio

This past Wednesday, I was honored to be interviewed by fellow dietitian Rebecca Subbiah (you may know her as @chowandchatter) on her Blog Talk Radio.  We had a fabulous time talking about foraging, gardening, and nutrition–some of my favorite topics….

Are You a Normal Eater?

Are You a Normal Eater?

Think about it. Think about how you eat, what you eat, why you eat.  Do you think you’re a “normal” eater? Does a normal eater even exist? For people with any sort of disordered eating (overeating, compulsive eating, impulsive eating,…

Chipmunks and Mindful Eating

Chipmunks and Mindful Eating

The title of this post may not make much sense to you now, but just give me a moment.  Think first about what hinders you from eating mindfully.  Is it lack of time? Too much stress? A feeling that you…

I’m a Newlywed!

I’m a Newlywed!

Hi everyone, I want to say a big THANK YOU for your patience in waiting for more podcast episodes.  I took a hiatus from the blog (in addition to many other things) to prepare for my wedding that took place…