Hi.  Thanks for stopping by! As a holistic, non-diet Registered Dietitian, I help clients approach nutrition, movement, and other lifestyle habits from a different perspective. We work together as a team to come up with a sustainable non-diet approach to eating and health that makes you feel good in your body. In my practice I…

September is PCOS Awareness Month

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a commonly misunderstood condition that impacts millions of women. PCOS Awareness Month is an opportunity to build understanding and awareness around what is a complex medical condition. Here, empower yourself by learning what PCOS is, what causes it, what the symptoms are, how it is diagnosed. Plus, some suggestions on lifestyle habits to help manage symptoms.

The 5 Best Benefits of Ditching Diets For Good

The alternative to dieting and struggling with food and your body is not giving up. There is another way. Intuitive eating helps you let go of the guilt and shame around food and your body and the benefits are transformational!

Rethinking How We Talk About Body Size and Health Risk

Part 2 of my two-part series on weight stigma was in the Tallahassee Democrat in May and I realized I didn’t post it here. In this article I talk about anti-fat bias and weight stigma in medical research and media and the research and reporting around weight and COVID-19. You can see the article in…

Stop the Weight Hate

In case you missed my most recent blog post, you can check out a shortened version that ran in Tuesday’s Tallahassee Democrat. Stigma against body size is not helping improve health (tallahassee.com) Part 2 on COVID and Weight is up next. Stay tuned! Here is the full text… I hear the deeply emotional personal stories…

Are You Hungry?

“We live in a world that labels the body as an enemy to be controlled, instead of our very best friend that deserves care and respect…Hunger is one of the body’s most primal and fundamental needs and honoring it and responding to it is simply an act of basic self-care. .”


I was recently asked to do a Zoom presentation for The Florida Bar. I came up with “Diets Don’t Work: Five Things to Focus on Instead.” I discussed just a few of the many reasons why fad diets and restriction don’t work and just five of the many things we can focus on instead that…