Hope and Fear

By Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDCES, CEDRD This is a time filled with a deep sense of hope and anticipation for the future. The rollout of the COVID vaccine has brought optimism that the comforts of hugs from friends and family, in-person therapy, and weekend trips across state lines will once again return. However,… Read more

Navigating Glucose Checks During Recovery from an Eating Disorder

Nicole Patience is one of the leaders in the field of diabetes and eating disorders. This month we are featuring a blog by Nicole. We are unbelievably fortunate at CNC to learn and work with Nicole. Her extensive experience and knowledge are supplemented by her skills in mindfulness and stress management. Nicole has a long… Read more

Responsive Feeding Approaches for ARFID Part 1

This is the first in a series of blog posts sharing some of Heather Bell’s thoughts on the treatment of Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. read more

But how exactly does diet culture uphold white supremacy?

Since the murder of George Floyd over the summer and the new Civil Rights Movement that has been awakened, I have seen many social media posts from anti-diet dietitians suddenly exclaiming… read more

Navigating the New Normal

When the pandemic hit, our day-to-day lives changed dramatically. Perhaps your social and professional interactions are now over Zoom (cue dog barking in the Zoom background). You may have new emotional, financial, or other struggles… read more

Eating AND Experiencing Emotions – Both Can Be True

If eating is your only coping mechanism then it may be time to explore what else is accessible to you.  If you have the Intuitive Eating Workbook by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, there is a fantastic assessment on page 41 to help identify areas to focus on and for skill development. … read more

This is my jam.

By: Kelsey Rigopoulos RDN, LDN

I am about to step onto my soapbox (sorry, not sorry).  The vital concept that I am presenting requires minimal nutrition education and is something each of us can relate to … Read more

I Surrender

Does a shift towards recovery feel out of reach? Does questioning your routine feel disloyal to what you have worked towards? Sometimes the known challenges and hardships feel safer than the unknown. Two months ago, I would have said you were crazy if… Read more

Hindsight 20/20

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) and its theme, “Come as You Are:  Hindsight is 20/20,” is fresh on my mind. I propose we take this … Read more

3 Steps to Rejecting Diet Culture in the New Year

by Crystal Savoy, MS, RD, LDN

Did you know that the dieting industry is now worth 72 billion dollars?  You read that right – BILLION. With that much money behind an industry telling you how you “should” be eating/“should” look, influencers galore pushing teas and weird concoctions… Read More