My conversation with Lauren is chock full of amazing information about digestive health, and I have to say, we’ve barely scratched the surface! I think we need to do a follow up episode to dig even further. But, if you’re someone who’s suffered from digestive discomfort, you’ll likely find this information fascinating. Listen to the full episode >>>
I was so excited when Paige and I scheduled her return to the BodyLove Project Podcast to talk about the practice our practices are centered around: nuance. It seems to be a lost art in our culture. We really like black and white, right and wrong thinking. It's easier to make a "yes" or "no" decision than to really spend some time formulating your own thoughts, based on your own values. Listen to the full episode >>>
If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’ve heard about the (alleged) benefits of a gluten free diet, yes? There are more diets, books, and articles popping up everyday demonizing gluten and all of the negative health consequences of eating foods that contain gluten. Gluten, by the way, is a protein found in all of the foods you love (breads, pastas, baked goods, and any foods containing wheat, rye, or barley).
A few months ago I connected with psychotherapist Jennifer Rollin in a professional Facebook group we're both in. We both happened to watch a particular interview with an MD who was promoting a pretty strict diet to "cure" depression. It didn't take much digging to find out that there is no substantial evidence to support this doctor's claims, and I thought it would be fun to have Jennifer on the podcast to really hone in on just how dangerous these messages are. Listen to the full episode >>>
Rachel Millner, Psy.D., CEDS is a licensed psychologist and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. She specializes in the treatment of all forms of eating disorders and practices from a Health at Every Size(R), weight neutral perspective. In this episode we talk about what it means to be a recovered clinician. Listen to the full episode >>>
Have you ever heard of the term “adrenal fatigue”? Or, have you been told by a health care provider that you have “adrenal fatigue” and that they have just the right treatment, supplement, or diet to help you overcome it? If the answer is YES, you might want to read more so you know exactly what you’re buying into before you sign up for their program, product, or diet.
After seeing this term literally EVERYWHERE in mainstream health and wellness media, I decided I had to dig a little deeper. Before we go into the science (or lack thereof) of Adrenal Fatigue...
Barbara Spanjers is a therapist and wellness coach who is hellbent on helping women banish the evil tag team of food-guilt and body-shame. She draws from a diverse educational and career background including media production, massage therapy, and psychotherapy. In her wellness coaching practice, Cake Is Magical Wellness, Barb takes a weight neutral approach to help her clients heal their relationship with food and their bodies. She offers a three-month program, Have Your CAKE (and Feel Peaceful, Too) to help clients move from a place of judgment and self-criticism to curiosity and self-compassion. Listen to the full episode >>>
I was so psyched to have the opportunity to talk about Intuitive Eating on the Intuitive Woman Podcast with fellow Long Island native, Tina Conroy. You can definitely hear my LI accent come out as the interview goes on :). Listen below for some beginner's tips to finding your intuition and using it to eat more intuitively.
Nancy is a registered dietitian (RD) who is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). She counsels active people of all ages and athletic abilities, from high school athletes to Olympians, and had been Team Nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox. Her private practice is in the Boston-area (Newton, MA). In this episode we discuss the intersection of sports nutrition and eating disorders. Listen to the full episode >>>
In my practice I see a lot of women who are in the midst of developmental milestone. Sixteen year olds who are settling into their post-pubescent body, young adults who are noticing that their body no longer looks like they did when they were 16, new mom’s who are navigating changes in their postpartum body, and of course, women who are going through menopause.