January 29th, 2016

The Hunger Tree and How It Can Help You!

The Hunger Tree and How It Can Help You!  By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD All hunger is not the same. As you read through the Women's Health Body Clock Diet, you'll notice yourself starting to be able to discern different types of hunger. Once you have figured out whether the hunger is behavioral, physical or emotional, it is time to deal with that hunger. That's where the Hunger Tree comes in. The Hunger Tree can be ...

January 24th, 2016

Self-Care Sunday: The Five Top Tools for Self-Care

The Five Top Tools for Self-Care Image via Flickr/mararie  by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Self-care is exactly what it sounds like – taking care of you! The ultimate goal of self-care may differ for each of you, but in this blog I am pointing to self-care that leads to emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Think brushing your teeth twice daily, getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night, ensuring you are fed ...

January 6th, 2016

Moving Towards Mindful Eating of All Foods

Moving Towards Mindful Eating of All Foods  by Laura Cipullo, Whole Nutrition Services Team Food is fuel. It’s there to keep us alive and nourish us. But often we don’t use it that way. Instead we turn to food to soothe ourselves when we’ve had a bad day, to occupy us when we’re bored, to make us feel good when we want to celebrate, or to punish ourselves when we’ve “cheated.” (“I’ve already had half ...

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 ...

December 9th, 2015

What Demi Lovato Can Teach Us About Eating Disorder Recovery

What Demi Lovato Can Teach Us About Eating Disorder Recovery Image via Flickr/Focka by Laura Cipullo, Whole Nutrition Services Team Demi Lovato is one of those people who just seems to have it all -- she's successful (her latest album, Confident, went to #2 on the Billboard chart), rich, beautiful, talented and in love, so it's hard to imagine her life could be anything less than wonderful. But she's gone through her fair ...