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 ...

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 ...