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Becoming a Competent Eater

Ellyn Satter, RD, discuses four strategies for becoming a competent eater.  These four steps include having a positive attitude toward eating and food, being flexible about food choices and be willing to try new foods, trusting your own internal regulators of hunger and fullness and trusting your body to know its biological appropriate weight, and to take…

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“Go Further with Food”

March in National Nutrition Month!  This year the theme is “Go further with Food”.  Check out our newsletter to help you fuel yourself optimally:  Go Further with Food

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Inside Food Cravings

Carrie Dennett, RDN shares the “Inside of food cravings”.  She helps to distinguish cravings and impulses, environmental cues for cravings, emotional eating, and craving versus hunger:  Inside Food Cravings 

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THE POWER OF HOPE

Mary Ann Cohen, LCSW gives us a glimpse of hope in recovery from an eating disorder.  Taking one step at a time and focusing on progress, not perfection, begets hope:  The Power of Hope

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Ways to Cope with Dieting Family and Friends During Recovery and the Holidays

A vital step to recovery from an eating disorder takes getting away from the “diet mentality” of food rules and restrictive eating behaviors.  It can be difficult at times when those we love or are close to continue to make dieting comments.  Socializing and being with those we care about is an important part of recovery as well.  The Holidays, in particular,…

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Holiday Newsletter 2017

Enjoy these Healthy Holiday Hints and more nutritious Ingredient Substitutions. Plus, try our Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte. Celebrate the Season! Newsletter Holiday 2017

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How to Open a Pomegranate

It’s Pomegranate Season! Pomegranates are rich in vitamin C, A, potassium, fiber, antioxidants and anti-inflamatories. They are great eaten fresh, or sprinkled onto salads to add a beautiful shiny red color, or can be juiced to drink or added to recipes for enhanced flavor. See how to open a pomegranate without getting stained and destroying…

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Can Medications Help Treat Eating Disorders?

Learn how medications may play a role in treating eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder.  The recommended choice of “medication” is food and normal eating:  Medications used to treat eating disorders

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Things We can Control

There are many things in life we cannot control.  But there are some things we can control.  Margarita Tartakovsky, MS shares her list of things that she can control and suggests that we create our own personal list to refer to often.  Here is her list of things she can control:  Things you can Control 

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A Simple Way to Foster Self-Love

Self-love is the appreciation for what our bodies can do for us.   Emma Wright elegantly writes how self-love is a choice and not a destination.  She gives us tips on how we can be kind and forgiving to ourselves:  Simple Way to Foster Self-Love 

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