Diet Culture

Cross Canada Road Trip

Be Part of the Cross Canada Road Trip With a Mission

Dear Valued Follower, Have you heard? The Worthy and Well Cross-Canada Road Trip starts in June 2017. I am traveling across the country to raise awareness about the negative influences of diet culture and empower smart, soulful individuals (like you!) to eat mindfully, love their bodies, and live consciously. I'm thrilled to be partnering with mindful communities [...]

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But I'm scared of gaining weight

“But I’m scared of gaining weight…”

“But I’m scared I’m going to get fat, or gain weight, or not be able to lose it.” Does that sound like a fear that runs in the background of your mind? In today’s video, I share how to handle the fear of gaining weight and how to discover the fear behind the fear so [...]

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4 Recipe Ideas for National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day!

In honour of National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day (April 12), I shared four recipe ideas with Global Calgary that are nourishing and pleasing. Back when I was living my life with a dieting mindset, grilled cheese sandwiches were foods that I labeled “bad,” or foods I thought I shouldn’t have. It’s amazing how this has shifted [...]

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Why I am Not A Weight Loss Coach

Why I’m Not a Weight Loss Coach

I don’t consider myself a weight loss coach. “But you’re a dietitian! Who’s all about people loving their bodies. Isn’t that what you do? Help people lose weight, so they can finally love their bodies?” Nope. When I launched Worthy and Well, I don’t think I ever said - “you need to lose weight - [...]

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3 Myths About Eating Disorders {#NotAChoice}

3 Myths About Eating Disorders {#NotAChoice}

In honour of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (runs February 1 - 7), I’d like to share 3 myths about eating disorders in today’s video. Reducing the stigma and shame related to eating disorders and illuminating the facts is so important. It all starts with awareness.  There are so many events happening to raise awareness. Attend [...]

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3 Undeniable Benefits of Dieting

3 Undeniable Benefits of Dieting

Yup, I’m an anti-diet dietitian and I’m here to discuss the benefits of dieting. Dieting serves us in many ways, which is why we try diets again and again, until we finally hit our “diet rock bottom.” In today’s video, I reveal these benefits and offer perspective so you can get out of the dieting cycle [...]

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How Hating Your Body Serves You

How Hating Your Body Serves You

Hating your body serves you. Yes it does, or you wouldn’t do it. So often, women see their bodies in a negative light and seem to always have an inner voice criticizing in the background. When I introduce the idea in my programs and services that you can choose self-acceptance and self-love right now, instead [...]

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Diet Culture

F*ck You, Diet Culture

Diet culture - it doesn’t just make you feel like you need latest health or weight loss fix, but like your worth depends on it. It makes overcoming the diet mentality (deeply entrenched thoughts about controlling food intake and body size) incredibly difficult and keeps people painfully looking for short-term solutions to long-term problems. It is [...]

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