Tag: Diet culture
How To Swap Holiday Diet Talk with Non-Diet Phrases
As much as I try to steer clear from negative food talk in my daily life, I just can’t seem to get away from it during the holidays. I’m sure I’m not the only anti-dieter that feels that holiday diet talk is impossible to avoid. Diet culture is so ingrained in us, that we equate…
What is Diet Culture? (And Why We Should Reject it)
In my job working with eating disorders and in my personal life, I seem to reference diet culture on a daily basis. When I address diet culture in a negative light I usually get hit with, “Diet culture… but aren’t you a dietitian?” Yes, I am a dietitian. But I firmly do not support diet…
What is Mindful Eating?
What is Mindful Eating? Simply put, mindful eating is the practice of eating consciously. It is the act of being aware of your physical, mental, and emotional needs in terms of eating. The Center for Mindful Eating also describes it as “allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available…