4 Steps to End Emotional Eating

Is food your best friend and your worst enemy? It doesn't have to be this way.

The Meaning of Size

With the average American model meeting the criteria for anorexia nervosa and the average American female being classified as overweight, no wonder we are seeing a rise in body dissatisfaction and eating disorders as women hit middle age (40s to 60s).

Should You Use a Fitness Tracker?

The downside to fitness trackers

The Return of My Eating Disorder

The slippery slope of eating disorder recovery

How To Survive the Holidays with Your Sanity (and Waistline)

Ahhh…. The holiday season is upon us. Time to relax, kick back, and enjoy ourselves. Only for many of us, the holidays represent more of a time to freak out, eat too much, and feel guilty, which makes the holidays not so enjoyable.

A Vegan Goes Paleo

Why I decided to go off my vegan diet

I’m Not Stressed Out, This Is Just My Life!

Why cortisol may be your most important hormone when it comes to weight loss

Can You Ever Fully Recover From an Eating Disorder?

ED sufferers and therapists seem to agree that you can be “in recovery,” but are you ever really recovered?

I Need to Lose Weight, so I’ll Just Skip Breakfast

Breakfast skipping is among the most common weight loss strategies my clients try before they walk through my door. It never works for any of them.

Depression and Body Dissatisfaction in Midlife Women

Why are we comparing ourselves to something that is not realistically attainable for most women?

Tired of Dieting?

How to get back to a natural, healthy way of eating

Walking the Thin Line of Exercise Addiction

At what point does a healthy relationship with movement turn into an exercise addiction?

Need Another Reason Not to Diet?

Think your dieting and body dissatisfaction isn't affecting your kids? Think again. In this case, actions really do speak louder than words....

How Do I Improve My Relationship with Food?

Do you ever feel like you're in a battle with your food and it's winning? Here's how to put a halt to your war with food before someone gets hurt.

Cleaning Out My Closet

How to decide what to keep, what to toss, and what you never should have bought in the first place.

Are Your Birth Control Pills Making You Fat?

Do synthetic female reproductive hormones really affect hunger and satiety?

The Land of the Beautiful People

Conquering body dissatisfaction by not comparing yourself to media images.

The Tight Pants Freak Out

Is your self-worth tied to a number on a scale? I didn't think mine was. I was wrong.

How Do I Improve My Body Image?

Four strategies for improving your body image

Healing From My Eating Disorder

My 23-year journey with an eating disorder. No one's immune; not even me.

Will the Real Food Please Stand Up, Part II

Decide to improve your diet for the New Year, but don't know where to start? Try these tips.

Will the Real Food Please Stand Up?

So what’s the problem with McDonalds and other foods that nutritionists deem cheap and unhealthy? They’re “fake” foods that are not being recognized by your body as actual food—there are so few nutrients left in processed foods that you never feel full.

Why Won’t the Scale Budge?

Why your body fights against you when you go on a diet

6 Tips for Losing Weight the Hormonally Balance Way

Tired of dieting and failing? Try these 6 tips.

7 Signs Your Hormones Are Out of Balance

How do you know if your hormones are out of balance? There are a variety of signs and symptoms, but see if any of the following ring true for you...

Hormones and Hunger

Do you ever feel like your body is fighting against you when you try to lose weight? You may be right.

You’ve Got Questions, I’ve Got Answers!

Answers to reader questions stemming from my Sleeping Beauty post.

Building Up Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

As a complement to my series on family influence on our food preferences, I decided to include a few thoughts about self-esteem and today's teenage girls.

The Death of the Family Meal

Why eating as a family a few times a week is worth your time and effort

Do What I Say, Not What I Do

Not sure what to feed your kids? Worried that your habits might be rubbing off on them? Find the answers here.