fatphobia and weight stigma

Fatphobia and Weight Stigma are Real, and They are Harmful

Time for some serious real-talk about a sensitive topic today, folks! I recently received some nasty troll comments on social media when I shared this: These comments were from people who weren’t following me and they were downright horrendous. If you think fatphobia isn’t a “real” problem, let me tell you, it is alive and…

The Truth about Dietary Supplements. 3 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dietary Supplements. Busting Myths on 7 Common Dietary Supplements.

The Truth about Dietary Supplements

It’s time to tackle the nebulous topic of dietary supplements. Before I start, I’ll clarify that I have zero associations with any supplement companies. The purpose of this post is to help clear up confusion about dietary supplements in general as well as address some specific supplements. It is by no means comprehensive but I…

ongoing intuitive exercise journey

My Ongoing Intuitive Movement Journey

Learning to resist fitness culture after being immersed for it in years (and continuing to be surrounded by it by virtue of the world we live in) is hard work. I’ve gotten way better at it over the past couple years but I am not perfect and it’s still a work in progress. Today I’m…

toast toast recipe round-up

Tasty Toast Recipe Round-Up

Tasty toast makes for great breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack! You can customize, have as many slices as you want and eat other delicious things on the side. One of my go-to lunches during colder months is soup and avocado toast. Mmmmm mmm mmm. I was inspired to wrangle these recipes when I posted my…

What is Mindful Eating?

What Is Mindful Eating?

Are you confused about what “mindful eating” means? You’re not alone. Googling the term turns up loads of interpretations and advice. And unfortunately, the term has been used by those promoting dieting and weight loss. But which is the “correct” definition of mindful eating? The Center For Mindful Eating is a non-profit providing resources to…

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

Did you know the vast majority of those who intentionally lose weight gain it all back? And many gain back more weight than they lost. In fact, dieting is associated with weight gain over time. And that’s not all, there are serious side effects associated with weight loss attempts. So if you’re not following food…

6 Common Questions about Intuitive Eating

Ask and you shall receive! I put a call out on social media to answer your intuitive eating questions and here’s what you wanted to know. I think this format is super fun and it helps you get the content you’re looking for! This is a pretty packed post — I felt like I could write…

can you spot diet culture?

Diet Culture is Sneaky

Diets are out and “lifestyle changes” are in. But you still might find yourself falling prey to diet culture. Many diets are masquerading as a “healthy lifestyle” and they’re still doing damage. Which is even more treacherous because these programs are promoting dieting under the guise of promoting health. Same beast, different name. Dieting leads…

nutrition and fertility

Boosting Fertility with Plant-Based Nutrition

It’s time for a guest post! Today my dear friend Rachelle, registered dietitian nutritionist and momma, shares the basics of how nutrition can impact fertility. Fertility is complicated, we don’t have all the answers and many people feel shame when they aren’t getting pregnant as quickly as they want to. Unfortunately, nutrition messaging can play…