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The Difference Between Fullness and Satisfaction

As an Intuitive Eating dietitian, I am anti-diet. I don’t believe in using external rules or plans to elicit behavior change. Instead, I believe in breaking the cycle of chronic dieting by tuning back into your body signals, which includes eating based on your body’s feelings of hunger and fullness. The idea is that by eating when you are … Read more »

Morning Routines for Better Health

The word “routine” sounds so boring. Routines tend to be monotonous, tedious and dull. But that’s kind of the point. A regular morning routine can make the difference between a focused and productive day or a stressful day spent playing catch up.… Read more »

Super Green Soup Recipe

Meal prep is so hot right now! Know what’s hotter? Making meal prep extra fun and flavorful by crowd sourcing your meals with a soup swap!… Read more »

7 Foods for a Better Nights Sleep

For many people, it’s common that a busy work, family and social life takes precedence over a consistent sleep schedule. Data shows that 1 in 3 Americans don’t get enough sleep, measured as seven hours a night or more. The side effects of insufficient sleep are more than just low energy, 3pm desk naps or dark eye circles. Sleeping less than seven hours a day increases your risk of developing chronic conditions like high blood … Read more »

What Frozen Meals Can Teach You About Nutrition

Frozen meals were a novelty when they were first introduced back in the 1950’s. They appealed to a society that desired convenience. And who could blame their fascination? What could be better than setting up your TV table, microwaving your meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy and digging in while being mindlessly entertained by your favorite television program? That convenience, although likely built on good intentions,… Read more »

Intuitive Eating 101

In the past few years, you may have heard of something called “intuitive eating.” As body positivity has grown more mainstream while dieting has begun to decrease in popularity, intuitive eating is an approach that more and more people are embracing. As a non-diet dietitian, it’s a shift I’m excited about!… Read more »

Chana Masala Power Bowl with Crispy Tempeh & Cooling Raita

Tempeh is a healthy vegetarian protein made out of fermented soy beans. Like tofu, tempeh can take on any flavor you like, such as the Indian spices in this Luvo hack. Adding tempeh makes this dish heartier while boosting the protein-factor. Raita is a cooling, yogurt based sauce that balances the spiciness.… Read more »