Your Body is Not a Calorie Counter (and Other Podcast-y Thoughts)

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I know I don’t normally post on Saturdays, but I had to share this with you. Recently, I was on the Rebooted Body podcast, which is hosted by Finding Our Hunger podcast guest Kevin Geary. It was, quite honestly, one … Continue reading 

Friday Reading: Stop Counting to Make Paleo Count

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Happy Friday! So, I’ve been receiving a lot of communication from all of you out there in the blogosphere regarding feeling out of control about counting, tracking, and logging “health goals.” While the blogs, podcasts, and books make it seem … Continue reading 

Do Your Snacks “Smile Back?” How to Stop Eating Your Problems

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I don’t really watch TV, but I spent a lot of time hanging out with my little brother while my mom was out of town having surgery, so I’ve had more than my fair share of TV time in the … Continue reading 

Why Am I Still Overeating? Part 3: What’s Satiety?

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Struggling with overeating? Cool–you’re not alone. Read Part One: Habit and Part Two: Emotional Eating and then head back over here to find out some strategies for getting past the compulsive eating roadblocks. ROADBLOCK #3: What’s Satiety?  In my own personal research, … Continue reading 

Why Am I Still Overeating? Part 2: Emotional Eating

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Struggling with overeating? Cool–you’re not alone. Read Part One: Habit and then head back over here to find out some strategies for getting past the compulsive eating roadblocks. ROADBLOCK #2: Emotional Eating [source] “Mindful eating” isn’t a new concept. But … Continue reading 

Why Am I Still Overeating? Part 1: Habit

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Despite the fact that I believe in the core mindset behind low-carb/Paleo/ancestral nutrition, there is one phrase uttered by so many who follow that type of diet/lifestyle that just kills me: “When you’re eating real food, like healthy fats,* you … Continue reading 

Why I Don’t “What I Ate Wednesday”

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How many of you out there follow a blog that features “What I Ate Wednesday?” Raise your hands high, now–and then look around. I bet you see a lot of (imaginary, virtual) hands in the air. During the days of … Continue reading 

Are You Nothing but a “Booty Call?”: How to Break Up a Bad (Food) Relationship

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[source] A few days ago, I had a conversation with a woman who was seeing a man she’d recently met on an internet dating site. On the surface, they seemed quite compatible, and he was the kind of guy who … Continue reading 

5 Ways to Start Letting Go of Food Rules

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Back when I was training to become a figure competitor (aka during my last and worse relapse with ED), I thought I had it all figured out: The carefully researched broscience in my muscle magazines told me that I was … Continue reading 

Thoughts on Disordered Eating

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What I’m about to write is no doubt going to be somewhat controversial. Which is why, of course, I’m hesitant to write it. But, frankly, I think it’s something that needs to be said–and something that we have to drag, … Continue reading