September 11th, 2018

Celebrities who regret dieting

Celebrities who regret dieting     Jennifer Lawrence picture by Gage Skidmore by the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Team Even though strides have been made in the body-positive movement, we still live, by and large, in a diet-happy culture. Women’s websites and magazines try to promote body positivity, but they also publish news about the latest fad diets with annoying regularity. Both types of articles ...

April 29th, 2018

The Truth about the BMI

The Truth about the BMI by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services   BMI is a term you might have heard of -- through either your doctor or a health article or maybe even your child’s teacher. If you don’t know what it is, the initials stand for Body Mass Index, and it is determined by making a calculation using your height and weight. The BMI categories are Underweight (any BMI less ...

December 30th, 2016

A Year in Review

A Year in Review     Picture courtesy Wynand van  Niekerk at freeimages.com                                                                                                                                        by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team Want the scoop on ...

February 21st, 2016

Self-Care Sunday: Why Women’s Health Magazines are Changing Their Tune

Self-Care Sunday: Why Women's Health Magazines are Changing Their Tune Image via FreeImages.com/Alen Stojanac By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Every month, women read magazines to learn how to eat healthy and see what the most effective and fun workouts are. What they don't look for -- but frequently find anyway -- are articles that make them feel bad about themselves, articles that pressure them to fit a narrow and ...

February 1st, 2016

Mindfulness Monday: How to Eat an Oreo

Mindfulness Monday: How to Eat an Oreo image via Celine Gros/FreeImages.com  By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Chapter 8 of The Women's Health Body Clock Diet is called "Skill Builder: How to Eat an Oreo." You might wonder why a diet book would include a chapter on eating what you might consider "junk food," but the exercise is all about establishing a healthier relationship with food. It also allows you to fully embrace ...