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The “Plate-by-Plate Approach” offers guidance for parents nourishing their child through an eating disorder

“I wish this meal-time guidance provided by Wendy and Casey had been available when I was age 11 and an eating disorder was raging and embedding in my brain. Together

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When Exercise Turns Compulsive

Similar to eating a healthy diet, being fit and exercising regularly attracts praise and admiration in our society. All too often, however, these lifestyle changes can shift from being mindful, …

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Moving Beyond Brown Rice: What is Orthorexia?

By Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD 

This post is an adapted excerpt from Wendy Sterling’s book in progress, “How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder:  A Simple, Plate-by-Plate

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What To Do With All That Leftover Candy?

On November 1st, the day after Halloween, parents have to decide how their household will handle all that candy.  Halloween is a good opportunity to teach kids that having candy …

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Trick-or-Treating for Glow in the Dark Fangs?

As it gets closer to Halloween, households across the country will have an important decision to make: what to give out to their trick or treaters. I have always loved …

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Having Fun With Wafer Cones

Last night, my kids (5 and 3) were thrilled to have wafer cones filled with assorted flavored yogurts, raspberries, blueberries and sliced almonds for dessert.  They were laughing as they …

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How To Hydrate Effectively: What Should You Drink, How Much, And When?

Staying hydrating is an important nutrition strategy that can elevate your performance. Even a mild degree of dehydration can impair exercise performance as well as mental and cognitive performance. The …

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