Weight Loss Didn’t Actually Give Me What I Wanted

I used to be obsessed with my body, in a constant pursuit of making it smaller. A huge motivating factor for my eating disorder behaviors was trying to look thinner. Yet, even as I lost weight and followed the extremely strict food and eating rules, I felt increasingly worse. The eating disorder paradox is that the … More Weight Loss Didn’t Actually Give Me What I Wanted

How to monitor your eating without counting calories (or macros, or points)

After dieting for years, it can be really difficult to transition away from the mindset of “good” and “bad” eating, into neutral territory where there are no rules about how, when, or how much to eat. Counting calories, carbs, fat grams, or anything else can serve as a comfort or crutch, because it helps us … More How to monitor your eating without counting calories (or macros, or points)

Dietary Causes of IBS Might Not Be What You Think

Tummy troubles are generally pretty common today, and many practitioners attribute these symptoms to diet. Food intolerances and allergies are on the rise, and we are learning more and more that different environmental exposures, especially as related to nutrition, can have a huge influence on the development of autoimmune responses. Food and its effect on … More Dietary Causes of IBS Might Not Be What You Think