January 17th, 2017

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience   by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team There are many positive aspects to social media -- making new friends, expanding community, learning about subjects you care about, and getting various perspectives on the news. But unfortunately, as most of us are aware by now, there is a darker side. Every day there seems to be another story about online ...

December 22nd, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season   The holidays are almost here! I thought now would be the perfect time to revisit an older blog post about how to celebrate without thinking about your weight and instead just enjoying the present -- all the happiness, family and great food that comes with the holiday season. Read on for my tips on how to celebrate health and holidays during ...

November 20th, 2016

Improve Your Lifestyle

How the L'ifestyle Lounge Can Improve Your Lifestyle by Laura Cipullo and the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team You may have seen my recent post on the L'ifestyle Lounge, a self-care center I will soon be opening, featuring yoga, mindfulness learning, and nutrition counseling. As I mentioned, it's a place for all ages and bodies, where one can take drop-in classes or go deeper, extending learning for an entire ...

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 ...

May 9th, 2016

Your chance to participate in an important study — EDs and childhood

Your chance to participate in an important study -- eating disorders and childhood Image via Tara Bartal at FreeImages.com How do events in childhood affect eating disorders? There has been some research on this topic, with a recent Finnish study finding a link between the two, and PBS reporting that childhood bullying and abuse play a part, among other factors. Now, a new study, being conducted by a doctoral candidate ...