Eating disorders affect around 9% of the population. Even though they are common, they are often still viewed as taboo. With a lack of discussion around this topic, these disorders can be greatly misunderstood. Therefore, here are 6 things we think you should know about eating disorders: 1. Genetics Play a Role What causes EDs? […]

Eating Disorders, Men's Health, Uncategorized, Women's Health

July 11, 2022

Eating Disorders: 6 Things to Know

This year, let’s stop worrying about getting a summer “beach body”. Memorial Day is around the corner which means it’s the unofficial start of summer. The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and the beach is calling your name. Vacation, BBQs and relaxing at the shore may all sound like a great break from […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

May 30, 2022

Why You Don’t Need a Summer Beach Body

If you’ve ever given too much thought to your BMI (body mass index) number, you are not alone. Undeservingly, this measurement has become a tool used far too often by health care practitioners to discuss overall wellbeing. So, it makes sense if this number has ever left you feeling stressed! That being said, there are […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

April 25, 2022

4 Reasons Why BMI is Not Accurate

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that affects one in seven people. This syndrome tends to be more prevalent among women than men and can be connected to disordered eating and eating disorders. As April is IBS awareness month, we want to add evidenced based information to the discussion. Let’s talk […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

April 19, 2022

Can Underfueling Cause IBS?

Attention runners – it’s time to talk about one of the biggest myths out there in the running community: thin = fast.  Where does this idea of thin = fast come from? For some athletes, this concept may have first been introduced by a well-meaning coach or a parent. For others, the media may be […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

April 4, 2022

Why Thin Does Not Equal Fast

Image of two women and one man running. Only the torso down of the runners is shown. The runners are in hoodies and black pants. The group is running across a metal bridge outside.

If you’re reading this and have experienced long covid yourself, I want to start off this series of blog posts by simply saying, I’m sorry. I’m sorry you have to deal with this. That you might be dismissed by doctors and receive eye rolls in social circles. I’m sorry you look completely fine yet feel […]

Men's Health, Uncategorized, Women's Health

March 15, 2022

My Long Covid Experience : A Series

Calendar with red letter X through the days of the week. The words Long Covid in red above the calendar. The calendar is on a table with pills, a glass of water, and a medical mask.

It’s easy to fall victim to the mentality that we need to constantly focus on lowering our body fat and changing the shape of our bodies. Social media is plastered with images of men and women with bodies that are “shredded” these days. Many of us know that having a really high body fat percentage […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

January 24, 2022

Body Fat: How Low is Too Low?

Image of a blue measuring tape that is partially unrolled against a pink background

The New Year is here and it’s time to celebrate! For some, it is also the time to set new goals, new intentions, and new mindsets.  Before setting any resolutions, spend some time reflecting on the year that’s passed. Maybe the goals and intentions you had set came from the wrong place. Maybe diet culture […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

January 3, 2022

Things to Leave in 2021 this New Year

The holidays are filled with great food, drinks and social activities. It is a time to enjoy what is going on around you and not count calories or be worried about eating “clean” foods. Food is an important part of day to day life and serves a purpose much larger than “fuel” (check out my […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Women's Health

December 30, 2021

Food Freedom Reminders for the Holidays

hands holding holiday hot chocolate with marshmallows on a wooden table. Candy canes and presents surround the hot chocolate on the table

It’s tough to enjoy the holidays when you’re stressing out about how many calories are in Grandma’s Christmas cookies. Or maybe you’re worrying about how far you have to run to burn off the treats at the holiday party. It doesn’t have to be this way! This season, let’s spread holiday cheer, not diet culture. […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Women's Health

December 20, 2021

Using Intuitive Eating to Navigate the Holidays

Christmas gingerbread cookies laid out on a white table