Do you ever feel like food is constantly on your mind? Whether it’s planning meals down to every detail or feeling guilt and anxiety about every bite you take, you might be grappling with a food obsession. If this sounds like you, know that you are not alone and it is totally possible to overcome […]

Diet Culture

March 4, 2024

Understanding Food Obsession and How to Break Free

In a society fixated on appearance and weight, the desire to lose weight is pervasive. Even those professing indifference towards looks still express a wish to shed pounds for supposed health benefits.  However, research suggests that intentional weight loss might not improve health and can, in fact, have detrimental effects on physical and mental well-being. […]

Diet Culture

January 26, 2024

The Disadvantages of Dieting and an Alternative Path to Well-being

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by ever-evolving nutrition science, you are not alone. Following every emerging piece of research keeps you in constant contradiction. First it’s low-carb, then it’s low-fat, next carnivore, then vegan. It’s important to acknowledge that nutrition scientists often summarize their study results in simplified and sensationalized ways in order to get […]

Diet Culture

August 7, 2023

9 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Unconditional permission to eat what you desire, no more emotional eating, and trusting your body to tell you when and how much to eat?! Upon introduction to Intuitive Eating, it might sound too good to be true – impossible, in fact. It’s a completely different paradigm from what you were taught from diet culture. Your […]

Diet Culture

July 6, 2023

Can I Do IE If I Want to Lose Weight?

It’s a new year! Time to motivate yourself to be a ‘new you’. Or at least that’s the message we hear from diet culture: a fresh start as a more balanced and healthier you. And by balanced and healthy, they mean ‘smaller’ and ‘slimmer’. I know the temptation to diet can be strongest post-holiday celebrations. […]

Diet Culture

January 3, 2023

12 Reasons Why Dieting is Harmful

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