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Introduction: Welcome to The Balanced Practice Blog, where we explore the intersection fo nutrition science, food relationships, body image and all things eating disorders. Today, we delve into a topic that often arises in conversations around health and nutrition: sugar. While sugar has been demonized by diet culture over the last decade, it’s important to […]

Debunking Sugar: Can sugar be part of your plate?

June 8, 2023

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Welcome back to the Balanced Dietitian podcast. Happy last day of May! How are we feeling, my friends? Today, on the podcast, we’re talking about the reasons why food freedom doesn’t work for you. This is a little bit different because I believe that food freedom CAN happen for everybody. I believe that we were […]

Why Food Freedom Doesn’t Work For You

May 31, 2023

Hey everyone. Welcome back to the Balanced Dietitian podcast. I hope that you are doing so wonderful today!  We are already at the end of May! Can you believe it? It was my birthday last week and I actually ended up taking the week off because that’s the person that I am. I like to […]

Nutrition Foundation

May 18, 2023

Hey everybody. Welcome back to the Balanced Dietician podcast. How are we feeling today? I’ve been feeling good the last few weeks. I always kind of forget how my mental health is impacted by winter until we get into spring again. Every spring I just feel like a different person. It’s really interesting because when […]

Body Image Work

May 10, 2023

Welcome back to the Balanced Dietitian Podcast; The place where we talk about all things, food, body, mind, and the anti-diet. I hope that today is a good day for you and if it’s not a good day , I hope that you’re able to take care of yourself today. I hope that you’re able […]

The Hidden Costs of Diets

May 3, 2023

Welcome back to the podcast. I’m so happy that you are here with me today. How are you doing, my friend? How are we feeling today? I was a little under the weather on this week’s podcast but I had to record this episode because it’s an important conversation! We’ve done it! We’ve made it […]

Food Psychology: How To Eat vs. What To Eat

April 26, 2023

Welcome to The Balanced Dietitian Podcast! I am so happy you are here with me this week.  How many times have you found yourself sitting on the couch, watching TV with a bag of chips and the next thing you know they’re all gone? Does the term boredom eating mean anything to you? The first […]

How to Stop Boredom Eating

April 19, 2023

Welcome to The Balanced Dietitian Podcast! I am so happy you are here with me this week.  I am starting to feel a big shift in my energy now that winter is starting to come to a close. Back in November, I shared how much of a negative impact the winter months have on me […]

Diet Culture vs. Wellness Culture 

March 23, 2023

Welcome to The Balanced Dietitian Podcast! Welcome back to the podcast. I am so happy you are here with me this week.  This week we’re running a replay of a solo episode I did a couple of years ago about 6 reasons why food freedom or healing your relationship with food has not worked in […]

REPLAY: 6 Mistakes You May Be Making When Trying To Have Food Freedom

March 15, 2023

Welcome to The Balanced Dietitian Podcast! Hello friends and welcome to the podcast. I am now back in Canada after our trip to Aruba.  Today I wanted to talk about why we overeat. This is a topic that I talk about with my clients and it often brings a lot of discomfort. Why do we […]

Are You Actually Overeating?

March 8, 2023