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Is Intuitive Eating a weight loss diet?

Is Intuitive Eating a weight loss diet?

If you are reading this, then I'm guessing that you have often wondered, 'Is Intuitive Eating a weight loss diet?' It's an alluring thought... food freedom AND guaranteed weight loss?! Most people are familiar with dieting. You know, counting calories, weighing food...

How to spot fake Intuitive Eating

How to spot fake Intuitive Eating

It’s hard to know who to trust when it comes to healthy eating advice. One day, you’re told to cut out carbs, and the next day you’re supposed to load up on them. It seems like everyone has a different opinion on what’s best for your body. So how can you know if...

How to eat intuitively for two

How to eat intuitively for two

Hello everyone! My name is Laney Jones, and I am a fourth-year student at UGA studying Dietetics and Spanish. I am extremely fortunate to be completing my practicum with Courtney at Vickery Wellness. I am hoping to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist so that I...

Breaded & Baked Salmon Recipe

Breaded & Baked Salmon Recipe

Blast from the past I'm going to be uploading some recipes from an oldddd blog I had once upon a time in grad school. So, let's kick it off with one of my favorites that I still come back to frequently: Breaded & Baked Salmon! When I blogged during grad school, it...

5 Harmful Myths Diet Culture Wants You to Believe

5 Harmful Myths Diet Culture Wants You to Believe

It's a vicious cycle. You're unhappy with your weight (or feel the need to change it because of the anti-fat society we live in), so you give in to diet culture and go on the latest diet and exercise program that promises results. But then it doesn't work out (pun...

5 Ways Anorexia and Starvation Affects the Body

5 Ways Anorexia and Starvation Affects the Body

Anorexia nervosa is a serious condition that can have life-threatening consequences. Contrary to how the media portrays anorexia, it is not just about being thin and having a low weight. Anorexia also affects the way your body functions. The National Eating Disorder...

5 signs a loved one may have bulimia nervosa

5 signs a loved one may have bulimia nervosa

It's not uncommon for people with eating disorders to hide their condition from loved ones. This can be especially true if the person is struggling with bulimia nervosa, which often takes the form of binging and purging. It's important to know how to identify these...

Is intermittent fasting disordered eating in disguise?

Is intermittent fasting disordered eating in disguise?

It's one of the most popular diet trends in America. It promises weight loss, more energy, and better health. But, for many women struggling with a history of disordered eating, intermittent fasting can feel like a slippery slope to relapse. What is intermittent...

How Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating work together

How Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating work together

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size? Or maybe you just want to learn more about both of these topics? In this post, I will cover these two approaches and discuss how Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size...

Recipe: Vegetarian Skillet Gnocchi

Recipe: Vegetarian Skillet Gnocchi

What IS gnocchi? (and how the heck do you pronounce it?) I started using this gnocchi recipe several years ago and it is still in my regular rotation! If you are wondering what gnocchi is (and how to pronounce it), then here you go: nyow-kee (click to hear it as well)...

One Dietetics student’s journey from diet culture to food freedom

One Dietetics student’s journey from diet culture to food freedom

This is a guest post from my dietetic practicum student, Caroline Jones. Caroline is studying dietetics at the University of Georgia. Thank you for being vulnerable and sharing your story, Caroline. Hi everyone! My name is Caroline Jones, and I’m a fourth-year student...

5 Ways to start accepting your body

5 Ways to start accepting your body

Today I am sharing 5 ways to start accepting your here and now body. First, I think that it is important to start by asking yourself: how do you feel in your body right now? Do you feel that your body or any parts of your body are strong? What parts of your body feel...

10 Non weight loss related intentions for the new year

10 Non weight loss related intentions for the new year

Saying Goodbye (& good riddance) to 2020 The year 2020 was hard for many of us, but I hope that we can find some glimmers of positivity from this past year. Let us start by focusing on these 10 non weight-loss related intentions for the new year. For my family, we...

The surprising dangers of dieting

The surprising dangers of dieting

You are probably thinking one of two things right now. One is that when I say the dangers of dieting, you think that I mean only fad diets that are *drastic.* Two is that you think you think I only mean diet pills or supplements. Let's start with a few statistics: The...

Why I became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Why I became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Today, I would like to tell you the story of why I became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I'm going to start by being honest. I have put off writing a blog post for weeks. I have blogged before and knew that I wanted to start this blog with my story. My 'WHY' for...

Why should I try Intuitive Eating

Why should I try Intuitive Eating

Due to a certain 'celebrity' discussing their take on Intuitive Eating recently, it has gained a little more attention. I am not going to go into that person's take on Intuitive Eating because I do not believe that anyone should take advice from someone who 1) is not...

How does virtual nutrition counseling work

How does virtual nutrition counseling work

Making the Pivot to Virtual Nutrition Counseling Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, many industries made the switch to providing their services online. For some, this was a natural adjustment. But, for others, it was a struggle. Personally, I have always...