Doing Life Together
Relationship to Food Archives

Men with eating disorders? Not the first thought we have when we think about an eating disorder. Typically, we think of young, thin women. But this week, during eating disorders awareness week, be mindful of the fact that around 10 …Read More

Orthorexia was not a term Julie had ever heard. But she did notice that her friend, Ella, talked a lot about eating healthy. It was almost as if she bragged about eating only what she considered “pure” foods. Her instagram was …Read More

This time of year, those of us determined to lose weight may be waning in our resolve. Let’s face it, the weight loss battle is not easily won. There are too many tempting foods and reasons to eat. So perhaps …Read More

Remember the saying, “You are what you eat?” Our relationship with food matters, as the physical part of our lives certainly affects our soul and spirit. It’s Spring and time to get back in shape for a lot more outdoor …Read More

Most of you reading this have been on so many diets in the past, you could write best-sellers about your experiences! I understand as I have heard your stories about diets and failures through the years. You are probably wondering …Read More

Dieting– a word that begins with DIE! This can’t be good and in truth, it isn’t. Recently, I saw a headline about experts not recommending dieting. Well, for those of us who were on the front line working with patients …Read More

We all want to shed a few pounds, right? But it is not as easy as passing up that gooey brownie or saying “No” to the extra slice of pumpkin pie. Good intentions don’t always translate to results. Our brain …Read More

Be fit. Eat clean! Sugar free, gluten free, non GMO, no pesticides, grass fed…This is the mantra of healthy living in today’s culture. But Mary took this clean eating strategy too far and put herself in physical danger. She found …Read More

Does food influence anxiety? Does diet matter when it comes to anxiety? Can anxiety be treated with food? Remember the saying, “You are what you eat.” Maybe when it comes to anxiety, there is some truth in this statement. While we …Read More

Mom always said, “Eat your vegetables!” Was she on to something? Apparently so, as certain vegetables may be not only be good for your eyes, but also good for your brain! Have you ever said, “I wish I knew then, what …Read More