Tips to Empower, Relax and Enjoy Meals in the Campus Dining Hall

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD

Dining halls can serve as gathering meccas on campus.  You can view them as an opportunity to nourish your campus life, both through social connection…read more

Getting Started with Eating on Campus

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD   

College dining halls can serve as a major source of connecting with friends at school.  Dining halls may serve to extend conversations…read more

Nourish Your Mind

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

Have you checked out our list of recommended podcasts yet? Look under “resources” and you will find a variety of recommended podcasts…read more

A Strategy for Troubling Body Image Thoughts

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D

Many people with eating disorders are troubled by preoccupation with body image dissatisfaction.  Negative body thoughts can take up much time in someone’s head prior to full recovery.  These thoughts are…Read More

Self-Confidence Verses Shame in the Beauty Politic

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Where is the line between self-confidence with good, healthy self-care on the one hand and pre-occupation, body image dissatisfaction, and body loathing on the other?  Debra Spar took on this question…Read More

Is There a Link to Zinc?

by Karlee Bushnell, Guest Blogger

Did you know that the average person has approximately 2-3 grams of zinc in their body? Zinc is primarily found in the liver, pancreas, kidney, bone, and muscles…read more

National Nutrition Month – Put your best fork forward and Apple Square Recipe

by Jen Locke RD, LDN

Since March is national nutrition month, I am sharing this year’s theme: “put your best fork forward.”  Now, there could be many ways to interpret this theme, especially if you are someone who struggles with an eating disorder or …read more

#Ihaveembraced

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

If you haven’t seen the documentary Embrace by Taryn Brumfitt run, don’t walk to your nearest theatre hosting a screening… read more

Summertime Body Confidence

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Overheard at the nail salon just at the start of summer:

Friend 1:  Are you taking a summer vacation?

Friend 2:  My family and I are going to the beach… read more

Quinoa Salad

by Jennifer Locke RD, LDN

A few years ago I created this recipe for a “National Nutrition Month” event.  Although National Nutrition Month falls in March, this recipe is a go-to recipe of mine in the summer…read more