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In the past, eating disorders have stereotypically been seen as a disorder that primarily affects “cisgendered, heterosexual, middle-upper class white females” [1]. Not only is this narrative incorrect, but it has systematically created errors in the way eating disorders are diagnosed, prevented, and treated for people in the LGBTQIA2S+ community.

Eating Disorders in the LGBTQIA2S+ Community

November 13, 2023

Introduction Recovery from disordered eating and eating disorders is a complex and challenging journey that requires resilience, determination, and support. In this blog post, we will explore how can your support system help you in recovery, the profound role and numerous benefits of having a support system in the healing process. We will dive into […]

How Can Your Support System Help You In Recovery?

July 11, 2023

Introduction In a world where fitness often emphasizes extreme workouts and pushing through pain, there exists a movement practice that takes a different approach—one that focuses on mindful movement and body connection. In this blog post, we will delve into what mindful movement is and explore the profound advantages it brings to our physical and […]

Mindful Movement: Discovering a New Approach to Exercise

July 4, 2023

How to have a summer body? 1- Have a Body 2-In Summertime

Introduction Summertime is a season many of us look forward to, with its warm weather and enjoyable outdoor activities. However, it can also bring complexities when it comes to our relationship with food and body image. Especially if you are in the process of recovering from an eating disorder or healing your relationship with food […]

Navigating Summertime: Tips for Healing Your Relationship with Food and Body

June 27, 2023

Eating is a simple yet very complex and nuanced behaviour. Eating is not simply a matter of being either an intuitive eater or having an eating disorder; it is a complex spectrum that we move along, influenced by our culture, our belief system, our upbringing and our experiences.

In this blog post, we will discuss the eating spectrum and ways we can support ourselves in developing a healthier relationship with food.

Intuitive Eating to Eating Disorders: Understanding the Eating Spectrum

June 22, 2023

Shopping can often be a bumpy ride, especially for those who are working on healing their relationship with food and their body. Size discrepancies, the lack of size diversity in models/marketing, and the sneaky subconscious messages from society can really throw you off balance and create anxiety and stress… PLUS, many have used clothing as […]

Create a positive shopping experience

June 14, 2023

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

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