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Every Body is Different

It is important to remember that every body is different.  Our weight is influenced by many factors, including our genetic makeup, family weight history, bone structure, height, and body composition.  Focusing on respecting our body, fueling it with nutritious foods and balanced meals, and enjoying regular physical activity will help you maintain a weight that…

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“To Much Woman”

If you are “too much woman”, BE because you can change the world!  Ev’Yan Whitney eloquently writes: “There she is. . . the “too much” woman. The one who loves too hard, feels too deeply, asks too often, desires too much. There she is taking up too much space, with her laughter, her curves, her…

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Health At Every Size (HAES): What Science Tells Us

There is an assumption that those in larger bodies are inherently unhealthy. Bodies come in all different shapes and sizes.  Our external physical appearance does not translate into our capabilities, health, or lifestyle.  Research shows a strong association between yo-yo dieting or weight fluctuations with hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.  Health at Every Size promotes…

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Tips to Keep Your Family Safe during Coronavirus Outbreak

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Stay Well Stay Safe During Coronavirus

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National Eating Disorder Week

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week! This years theme is the same as last year, Come As You Are, highlighting NEDA’s movement towards inclusivity in the ED community. However, this year is Come As You Are: Hindsight 2020, reflecting on everyone’s personal journeys and the positive steps taken to overcome the challenges that come along…

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You can have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

You can have your cake and eat it too! Following a no sugar diet can rebound. Research studies show that no sugar diets can be unsustainable for most of us. Natural sugars found in fruits, vegetables, and dairy are not considered harmful while added sugars in processed foods and refined carbohydrates should be limited. The 2015…

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Break the Lineage of Restrictive Dieting

August is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Eat Right Month for Kids!  Research studies show that parents are the first and most important role models for their kids.  Parents who encourage healthy behaviors have healthier children.  Here are some tips to help you, parents, to model a healthy, positive, and peaceful relationship with food for…

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“My Stomach Hurts”

Children may say their stomach hurts when experiencing anxiety.  They may express their anxiety in different ways.  Some children may avoid people or situations, have meltdowns over small issues, or show signs of restricting their dietary intake or overeating. Stay aware of your children’s normal behaviors and habits and pay attention to their possible cry for help.  Seek professional assistance early to…

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Prevent Disordered Eating Habits in Your Child

Here are steps you can take to promote a healthy relationship with food for your child: Parents promoting a healthy relationship with food for children_docx 2

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