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The Nuance of Language: Exercise Edition

How do you talk about exercise around your kids? Here are some helpful reminders as the holidays come around. Exercising

Posted in Exercise, Holiday Eating

Scattergories Activity: A-Z

Nutrition Lesson Plan for Joyful Movement with Kids Objectives: To understand the benefits of movement To experience joyful movement To

Posted in Exercise, Uncategorized

The Nuance of Language During ED Recovery

In a diet-obsessed, “wellness-infused” world, there are nuances of language that cause harm to patients in eating disorder recovery.  The

Posted in Eating Disorders

The Return to Sports After Eating Disorder Treatment

It is often heartbreaking when a medical doctor deems it “unsafe” for someone with an eating disorder to continue in

Posted in Eating Disorders, Exercise Tagged with: , ,

RED-S Prevention

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) is common and occurs when there is a mismatch between energy intake and energy expenditure. Prevention is key!

Posted in Exercise

Why Does My Child Crave Sugar?

I speak with a lot of #parents who tell me that they they have a child who eats “tons of

Posted in Relationship with Food

What is Overtraining Syndrome?

Recently, Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel revealed she was suffering from “overtraining syndrome” after experiencing fatigue, depression, insomnia & decreased performance. 

Posted in Exercise

Rest Day Nutrition

Many have been told to “eat less” or to “avoid carbs” on a rest day. But on a rest days,

Posted in Exercise, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

Athletes and Eating Disorder Recovery

By Carly Reid, former UCLA Swimmer and Eating Disorder Advocate. It isn’t a surprise that athletes have extremely competitive tendencies.

Posted in Eating Disorders, Exercise, Sports Nutrition

Valentine’s Day Food Fun

Gearing up for everything pink or red as Valentine’s Day approaches!   Here are some fun ways to celebrate ALL DAY

Posted in Holiday Eating
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