The Healthiest Food in the World

The Healthiest Food in the World

  In a recent interview, I was asked, “What is your favorite healthy food?” I laughed and responded, “Wedding cake!” Silence on the other end of the call. It’s not expected that a registered dietitian will list cake among the healthiest foods, but that is because...
Eating Your Emotions? But is it really a problem?

Eating Your Emotions? But is it really a problem?

Written with Gila Glassberg, MS, RDN, CDN Are you feeling… Just a little burnt out? You picked up dry cleaning for a home-bound friend. You made dinner for another friend who just had a baby. You donated to the school fundraiser. You baked the cakes for the shul...
Quiet Your Mind to Tune in to Your Body

Quiet Your Mind to Tune in to Your Body

Have you heard of Intuitive Eating? Intuitive Eating (IE) is a nutritional philosophy I love, but it’s very often misunderstood. Isn’t IE just “eat whatever you want, feel great, and be healthy”? Well that’s the elevator speech for...
What is a Non-Diet RD?

What is a Non-Diet RD?

I consider myself a non-diet dietitian although I don’t often encounter direct weight loss requests. I work with maternity and early childhood nutrition, so the diet culture is a little more nuanced. If you’re not sure what a registered dietitian (RD) is,...
Who Are You To Tell Me What To Eat???

Who Are You To Tell Me What To Eat???

“I just want some nutrition advice.” “I want to improve your mood, sleep better, know what’s for dinner and how to get it on the table.” “I want to lose weight.” “I have a simple question, but Dr. Google provides 27,365...
Nutrition and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Nutrition and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Postpartum depression and anxiety can affect anyone, regardless of social, financial, or cultural background. Many women experiencing symptoms don’t express concern to their doctors, or even to those close to them. This may be related to the stories we all her...