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

The Fewer Secrets You Hold, The Further Along In Recovery You Are

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Eating disorders can be very secretive illnesses.  In the past twenty years, I have been privileged to have patients share their secrets and their shame with me.  I will never forget…read more

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART THREE

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Health is more than the absence of disease (the World Health Organization says so!).  It’s a state of mind, body, and soul.  And recovering from an eating disorder is…read more.

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART TWO

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Last time, we talked about “All Foods Can Fit” as an antidote to nutritional hyper-vigilance, and the worry and food-preoccupation that accompany it.  What we didn’t talk about is…read more

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART ONE

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Complete recovery from an eating disorder means many things, but integral to the process is the healing of someone’s relationship with food.  Eating disorders often…read more

What If…?

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

How much energy do you spend thinking about trying to change your body? Can you imagine what life would be like if your mind were clear of thoughts about food…read more

Is Outpatient Treatment Enough?

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

Seeking a higher level of care for your eating disorder can be a very difficult and courageous decision.  Ideally there is much consideration of which program is a good fit…read more