I spent 20 years trying to lose weight, with no success. I got started in my teen years with the cabbage soup diet and sneaking down to my parent’s basement to do endless hours of squats. I believed with enough effort my thick thighs would magically transform into the long, lean legs I saw on

Digging Into Pleasure Eating “What do you do when you overeat simply because you love food and you just want more of it because it tastes so good?” A woman in our Weight Loss Without Restriction group recently asked this question, and I know she’s not the only one wondering the answer.  You might be

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, humans across the globe will set New Year’s resolutions with the hopes of 2021 being their best year yet. While we love the energy that resolutions bring, we also know a large percentage of those hopes will be crushed and gone before February even begins. We know you’ve been there.

Nobody can deny that Western culture is steeped in dieting. The idea that people – especially women – should strive to be smaller and take up less space to increase their worthiness is the cornerstone of diet culture. It’s also how millions of women determine their value as a human being. Hands up if that’s

We hear versions of this constantly: “my child has no control around Halloween candy. I have to hide their stash or they’ll eat until they’re sick. I’m so tired of the fight!” Halloween can turn into a nightmare for parents who watch their children lose control around their candy stash. Not only do kids seem

I know all too well the feelings of shame and guilt that come with feeling completely out-of-control around food. I used to be a secret binge eater, a weekend binge eater, a whenever-my latest-diet-failed binge eater.  My low point came one night when I lied to my roommate about why her ice cream was missing. I

Around three o’clock every afternoon you find yourself in the kitchen. You scale the countertop and reach up towards the highest cupboard… The treat cupboard. Inside you can usually find a half-empty packet of cookies, some leftover Halloween candy, maybe even a couple two-bite brownies – jackpot! You’re on the hunt for anything sweet as

Matters of the midsection come up quite often in our community and we get it.  The core goes through quite a transition during pregnancy and beyond. Google  “how to reduce belly fat” and results suggest everything from diet tricks, expensive wraps, secret core exercises, and detox teas promising to help you trim your waistline practically

How many jumping jacks do you have to do to “earn” a chocolate bar? Spoiler alert: none. Every year there are a series of memes that make their rounds on social media. We call the people who share these memes the Fun Police. And we’re sick of them. It’s time we kick this trend to

The other day I joined a group of women for a business networking lunch. As I sat down, one of them asked me the one question that I refuse to answer: You’re a nutrition habit coach, right? What should I eat? Unfortunately there is no easy answer to this question. That’s like walking up to