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Original content from the Cultivate Joy Nutrition Blog. Nutrition-related articles and recipes written from a Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating perspective. Helping people overcome issues with food and body image.

Cultivate Joy Nutrition | Registered Dietitian | Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor
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Destructive Dieting Voices: Part 3 - The Diet Rebel

Hi, everyone! If you've been following my blog, you know that we recently explored two of the three destructive dieting voices which are listed in the fabulous book, Intuitive Eating. The Food Police and the Nutrition Informant. To wrap up our three-part destructive dieting voices series, let's talk about the thi...

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Destructive Dieting Voices: Part 2 - The Nutrition Informant

Hi, everyone! In last week's blog post, "Destructive Dieting Voices: Part 1 - Challenge the Food Police," we explored how the Food Police is a destructive dieti

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Destructive Dieting Voices: Part 1- Challenge the Food Police

Today I'm writing the first of three blog posts about three destructive dieting voices - the Food Police, the Nutrition Informant, and the Diet Rebel. All three destructive voices are discussed in the life-changing book, Intuitive Eating. But for today, let's focus on the Food Police! The food police prevents us f...

“Here's the thing. Making comments about someone's plate of food may cause that person to feel anxiety, anger, and embarrasment - and may result in implementing harmful behaviors around food and the body. In other words, it can be damaging. Healthy Homemade Snacks, Here's The Thing, Ate Too Much, Food Combining, Try To Remember, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, What You Eat, Stop Eating

Why It's Helpful to Stop Plate Checking

Many of us have been there. We're eating a scrumptious meal - when someone nearby suddenly says to us, "You're still hungry?!" Or how about, "You're so good. Your meal is so healthy!" Or, maybe someone doesn't say anything, but gives that look of disgust which sends the message that what you're eating or the amou...

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5 Tips to Navigate Body Comparisons

You are worth so much. But if you're struggling with your relationship with food and your body, it doesn't always feel that way does it? In fact, it can feel down right scary when a big part of your self worth comes from the size of your body and your overall appearance. Bodies do change. How we look shifts thro...

Joyful Movement - Intuitive EatinWhen we put weight loss on the back burner and actually focus on how joyful movement helps us feel more energized, makes us extra happy, promotes our heart health - and more - it can be way more motivating to obtain physical activity more regularly. Intuitive Healing, Intuitive Empath, Mindful Eating Quotes, Take Care Of Your Body, Body Image, Going To The Gym, Diet And Nutrition, Health Coach, Physical Activities

Cultivate Joy Nutrition | Intuitive Eating

A Registered Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Certified WellCoaches Health Coach. Cultivate Joy Nutrition provides nutrition counseling using an Anti-diet approach and Intuitive Eating Principles to help people overcome issues with food and body image.

A big part of respecting your body entails meeting its general needs and making it comfortable. Treating your body with kindness. Here are some examples - some of which have been adapted from The Intuitive Eating Workbook - of how to respect your body. Respect Yourself, Comparing Yourself To Others, Be Kind To Yourself, Take Care Of Your Body, Loving Your Body, Self Compassion, Low Self Esteem, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating

Respect Your Body - Intuitive Eating

In a world where we're surrounded by diet culture and are frequently told that we're not good enough, it can understandably be really hard for many people to re

Nothing quite beats a rich and creamy lasagne midweek 😋 Our recipe is super easy and can be popped straight into the slow cooker 🍲 No pre-cooking of the meat or the pasta is required. It’s easier than you think… . Italian Dishes, Italian Recipes, Pizza Tradicional, Restaurant Bon, Easy Lasagna Recipe, Vegetarian Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Vegan Blogs, Meat Recipes

Respecting Your Fullness

Not too long ago, I wrote about exploring your hunger cues. So today, let's talk about the fifth principle of Intuitive Eating, "Respect Your Fullness." Unfort

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Creating Peace with Food

One of the healthiest things that I've done in life was giving myself permission to eat unlimited quantities of cheesecake - without any guilt - when I wanted. Cheesecake used to be a "forbidden" food in my life - before I read the powerful book, Intuitive Eating, did some internal housekeeping to work on issues th...

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What is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor?

If you've been following my work online, you've probably read about why dieting doesn't work for most people in the long-term, how the size of our bodies does

Grilling:  Food Safety Basics | Cultivate Joy Nutrition | Intuitive Eating Positive Body Image, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Article Writing, Food Hacks, Food Tips, Food Safety, Diet And Nutrition, Grilling Recipes

Grilling: Food Safety Basics

Hi, everyone! I hope you all are having a great day as I'm writing this. Despite experiencing some cooler temperatures this spring, warmer weather has been teasing us off and on in the Midwest - which means that we can grill our food in the sunshine without wearing a winter coat! And, we can add some oomph to the fl

We are surrounded by diet culture. Today I'm providing some tips for navigating different diet culture-related scenarios that can pop up in everyday life. Different Diets, Positive Body Image, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Weight Loss Challenge, Trying To Lose Weight, Diet And Nutrition, What Is Like, Intuition

Strategies for Navigating Diet Culture-Related Situations

We are surrounded by diet culture. Today I'm providing some tips for navigating different diet culture-related scenarios that can pop up in everyday life.

I discuss the scientific research pertaining to Intuitive Eating and additional key facts about this flexible approach to eating. Health And Nutrition, Health And Wellness, Take Care Of Your Body, Free Facebook, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Set You Free, Trying To Lose Weight, Body Image

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Intuitive Eating

I discuss the scientific research pertaining to Intuitive Eating and additional key facts about this flexible approach to eating.

 This article discusses why diets don't work and encourages you to stop weighing yourself to measure progress. Instead focus on health-promoting behaviors. Weight Loss Program, Weight Loss Tips, Eating At Night, Take Care Of Your Body, Low Self Esteem, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Body Image, Diet And Nutrition

Ditch the Scale - Focus on Behaviors

Diets Don't work. Dieting doesn't work. This article discusses why diets don't work and encourages you to stop weighing yourself to measure progress. Instead focus on health-promoting behaviors.

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Diet Culture: Examples of its Influence in Our Society

Today I'm discussing what diet culture is, in addition to providing some examples of how it impacts our society.

Some self-care tips - from a dietitian perspective - as a form of support. Referencing Intuitive Eating and Self-Care Losing A Loved One, Positive Body Image, Fight Or Flight, Take Care Of Your Body, Self Compassion, Coping Mechanisms, Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Trying To Lose Weight

Intuitive Eating: Grieving a Loved One - Practice Self-Care

Grieving the loss of a loved one is HARD. Today I'm providing some self-care tips - from a dietitian perspective - as a form of support.