Why the Answer to the Obesity Crisis isn’t Another Diet

Why the Answer to the Obesity Crisis isn’t Another Diet

It’s National Healthy Weight Week (Jan 20-26), and as I’m celebrating by pursuing true health (no diets allowed!), it reminded me of a blog post for EKG Nutrition about intuitive eating and obesity. If you’ve been following intuitive eating or any kind of non-diet content, you might start to question whether or not the approach even values health and nutrition. “Isn’t there an obesity crisis in America?” you might ask. How can we (dietitians) tell people to eat what they want when obesity is only getting more out of control? How can we reconcile this intuitive eating approach with the growing obesity epidemic?

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Why I Want You to Stop Trying to Lose Weight

Why I Want You to Stop Trying to Lose Weight

People often ask me what's more important, diet or exercise? What if that’s not the right question at all? What if that’s not the best way to be healthy?

So quit dieting. Stop trying to lose weight. I mean it. Focus on healthy habits. On consistently treating your body kindly. The “diet or exercise” question will actually fall away.

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Research Review: Snacking

Research Review: Snacking

As a dietitian, I really value good research. We all eat, thus we all fancy ourselves experts at eating. Everyone has an opinion. Could it really be all relative, as the media may have you believe? As part of my blog, I want to bring you in-depth look at some recent research (i.e. more than the media soundbite), and help you understand how it may impact you. I hope you enjoy!

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