May 28th, 2016

When Your Diet Becomes a Disorder

When Your Diet Becomes a Disorder Image via Flickr/JoshWillis by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD and Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team The line between eating healthy and disordered eating can be a thin one. These days, there are all kinds of diets you can follow that advocate depriving yourself of certain foods, but a balanced diet is healthiest, unless you have an allergy to a certain food and have been told by ...

April 28th, 2016

Candace Cameron Bure’s Most Important Role Yet — Eating Disorder Activist

Candace Cameron Bure's Most Important Role Yet -- Eating Disorder Activist Image via CandaceCameronBure.net Candace Cameron Bure has been a familiar face on television since her days as a child star on the popular 80s sitcom Full House, still seen today in perpetual reruns. Recently, she was made co-host of The View, where she brings a conservative perspective, and she's part of the re-booted version of Full House, called ...

April 26th, 2016

Recognizing Eating Disorders in Men and Boys

Recognizing Eating Disorders in Men and Boys image via freeimages.com/EdwinPijpe By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD In 2013, the results of a 12-year study were published by JAMA Pediatrics revealing the toll body image issues and eating disorders were taking on teen boys. Over 1/3 of the boys in that study had binged or purged; about 9 percent were very concerned with the look of their muscles; 6 percent were worried ...

February 28th, 2016

Self-Care Sunday: Lena Dunham on the Joys of Running

Self-Care Sunday: Lena Dunham on the Joys of Running Image via David Shankbone/Flickr by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD We all know running is good for us, but we don't all share the same enthusiasm for it. How many times have you laced up your sneakers, started to head out the door, and suddenly thought, "You know what? I think I'll skip it today. Yeah, I think I'd rather just go back on the couch and watch ...

December 24th, 2015

A New Way to Approach New Year’s Resolutions – Self Care

A New Way to Approach New Year's Resolutions – Self Care Image courtesy of FreeImages.com/Christopher Bruno by Laura Cipullo, Whole Nutrition Services Team What are your New Year's resolutions? To fit into a favorite pair of jeans? To eat less sweets? To exercise daily? Every single December, we feel the pressure -- to analyze where we are and decide how we are going to improve. And then, when we binge on dessert or ...