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Lose Weight with Intuitive Eating?

“Can I lose weight with Intuitive Eating?” I receive this question a lot as an anti-diet nutritionist. And I completely understand why. We’ve been conditioned to believe that thin = healthy. Yet people are now realizing the importance of balanced wellness. And when they learn intuitive eating will restore their mental health, build self-trust and

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Mindset Shift: How to Change Your Life

Shifting your mindset to be more positive is one of the most powerful ways to change your life! Your mind is like Google. Any question you ask, your brain will find an answer to. How is your inner chatter? Is it empowering or self-critical? If you’re struggle to be kind to yourself, keep reading to

Intuitive Exercise Tips to Heal Your Relationship with Exercise and Movement and Fitness

Intuitive Exercise Tips

Intuitive exercise takes you from feeling forced to workout for weight loss to genuinely wanting to exercise for enjoyment. It may feel like a huge leap to go from worrying about the calorie burn to working out for joy. But keep reading to learn my top intuitive exercise tips to bring joyful movement into your

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Intuitive Eating Not Working? Here’s Why.

Is intuitive eating not working for you? Or you think intuitive eating doesn’t work in general? In this article, I explain the 3 most common reasons why intuitive eating isn’t working for you…yet! There are some important nuances that often go missed when people try to eat intuitively on their own. So they give up

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Is Candy Junk Food?

Is candy junk food in your family or do you freely allow it? A big deciding factor for me to finally heal from years of dieting was realizing I taught my kids how to have a bad relationship with food. I wouldn’t buy certain foods like candy, cookies and chips. And if they had access

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Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Prioritizing your mental health is the most important thing you can do for yourself. Yes, I’m starting with that bold of a sentence! Your mental health is everything. It’s your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Which, if you really think about it, is the essence of YOU. Keep reading for my 4 best tips to start

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Dealing with Weight Loss-Obsessed Friends

“My friends are obsessed with weight loss and dieting! I’m starting to become an intuitive eater, but they’re constantly talking about their latest diet or how they need to lose weight. What can I do or say to get them to stop?” I’ve gotten variations of this question 3 times in the past 24 hours!

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3 Tips for Bathing Suit Shopping

Bathing suit shopping can be a dreaded experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Today I’m dropping 3 of my best tips for how to shop for your next bikini, tankini or one-piece without spiraling into self-hate or triggering a crash diet. Get in loser, we’re going shopping. via GIPHY Before I dive deep into

Diet-Free Living with Anti-Diet Nutritionist Meridith Oram

Diet-Free Living to Better Health

I use the term ‘diet-free living’ a lot. Because it represents freedom from the shackles of diet culture. And how much more fulfilling life is when you’re not restricting food. Or limiting your potential. Keep reading for a deeper explanation of what diet-free living means. And how you can reclaim self-trust and confidence by learning

5 Ways Dieting Wastes Your Time

Dieting wastes so much of your precious time. From the amount of effort it requires to track your food and follow their rules. To over-thinking your food choices and body checking. Keep reading to see the 5 ways your diet is distracting you from your life’s purpose. Starting a new diet feels empowering, doesn’t it?

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Whole30: An Intro to Orthorexia

Whole30 and Orthorexia have a lot in common. Yet diet culture seems to celebrate Whole30 as a necessary elimination diet to “reset” before eating more healthfully afterwards. Is it really a reset though? Or is Whole30 simply an introduction to Orthorexia? Keep reading to learn where the lines of Whole30 and Orthorexia blur. And why

Diets Slow Your Metabolism

Many dieting and lifestyle programs claim to help you “rev up your metabolism and lose the weight for good!” But that’s not how physiology works. Keep reading to learn how dieting slows your metabolism down, reduces your muscle mass, increases your set point weight. And makes it harder to lose weight. Your body’s main goal

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What Causes Body Image Issues

Body image issues are very common in our society. 80% of young teenage girls report they fear getting fat (Kearney‐Cooke & Tieger 2015) and nearly 70% of adult women report withdrawing from activities due to their body image (Etcoff et al 2006). Those statistics are staggering. But also not surprising. Between social media’s face-altering filters,

Healthy Behaviors You Can Implement Today (That have Nothing to Do with Weight Loss)

Healthy Behaviors to Implement Today

Here are 5 healthy behaviors you can implement today that will make a significant improvement to your actual health. Each of the 6 facets of wellness are represented. Keep reading for how getting these facets into balance will help you achieve better health. 1. Be Aware of Your Mental Health ⁣Your mental health is EVERYTHING!

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Why Carb Cycling Programs Fail You

Carb cycling programs set you up to fail. On the surface, cycling your carbs throughout the week can seem like mindful balance or even food freedom. But psychologically, it is still very much a diet that triggers the restrict-binge-restrict cycle. It requires eating behaviors that are disordered. And can negatively impact your overall wellness. Read

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Tips When Clothes Don’t Fit

Stuck between delight in warmer weather and panic that many of your spring clothes don’t fit you anymore? Deciding what to wear in general can cause a spiral of negative self-talk for many people. But if your body has changed in the past year (which is normal!) you might be dreading going through your closet

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What an Intuitive Eater Eats

During first sessions with new clients I am frequently asked, what does an intuitive eater eat? It’s no surprise if you share this question too. After years and years of being on a diet, you expect to receive rules, grocery lists and meal plans. That’s quite the opposite of what an intuitive eater eats though!

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How to Start Intuitive Eating

Wondering how to start Intuitive Eating? It can feel intriguing at first. To ditch diet culture and the exhausting routine of following food rules. But it can also feel really scary to think you’ll gain weight if you stop restricting your food. Keep reading or watch the video to learn how you can lose the

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How Diets Cause Self-Doubt

“I can’t trust myself.” Is that one of your biggest fears about intuitive eating? After years of losing and gaining weight, you’ve likely grown comfortable with self-doubt. You have written the narrative that you can’t trust yourself because you lack willpower. And diet culture keeps swooping in to confirm it. Keep reading for how diets cause self-doubt.

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Why It’s Scary to Become an Intuitive Eater

It’s scary to leave the routine of tracking your food and become an intuitive eater who trusts your own body. To let yourself determine when, what, and how much you eat. It takes courage to stop following the rules and limitations around food. It’s hard to tune out the lure of diet culture promising you