As a Christian in the health/nutrition field, I frequently come across messages that hail scripture as motivation for dieting, disordered eating, and other unhealthy behavior. I’ve written about this topic before, but today I want to focus on fasting in particular. Fasting is a sort of a sticky area because it’s a practice with a … More Fasting Won't Fix Your Relationship With Food
A few years ago, I was invited over to my (now) in-laws’ house, and I remember having an ‘ah-ha’ moment in their kitchen while we were prepping dinner. My assigned task was slicing bell peppers, and I suddenly realized that it had been a very, very long time since I’d diced a vegetable. Bear with … More Stress Relief (the old-fashioned way)
Diet buzz words show up everywhere, even the church. Today I’m sharing a video where I talk about the intersection between food and faith in the Christian context. In the video, I reference my devotional bible study, Faith, Food, Freedom. Follow along with your own copy on page 18. If you don’t have one, download … More What Does Food Have to Do With Faith?
I had a different post scheduled this morning. But to continue regularly scheduled content on this anything-but-regular Monday morning seemed…wrong. We’re living in a globally unprecedented moment, and it doesn’t do justice to the gravity and solemnity of the situation to carry on as usual. So I won’t, for now. Last night, my husband and … More In light of recent events…
1. What are you giving up in exchange for restriction? (AKA starving yourself comes at an expense) For a long time, I didn’t eat breakfast, because I was afraid to. I had convinced myself that I was just as hungry at lunch time whether I ate breakfast or not. Whether that was true or not, … More 5 Thoughts