When Periods Go Missing

Diet talk: We see and hear it everywhere. The media applauds “clean eating,” while your next-door neighbor sings the praises of low-carb, and your aerobics instructor endorses anything low-fat. It’s exhausting. Dieting and restriction not only contribute to the development of disordered eating and eating disorders, but they also have negative impacts on female reproductive…

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Member Spotlight: Amee Severson, RDN, CD

We are delighted to introduce you to EDRDpro member Amee Severson, RDN, CD! Connect with Amee on Facebook at Prosper Nutrition and Wellness, on Twitter at @AmeeSeverson, on Instagram at @amee_rd, or on her website at https://www.prospernutritionandwellness.com   If you didn’t do what you do professionally, what other job or field would you have pursued,…

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Fat Activism and the Eating Disorder Community

“It is difficult to believe that your recovery is the most important thing when diet culture and a fatphobic world are telling you that the most important thing, by far, is being thin by any means necessary.”  – Ragen Chastain Living in a technology-and-media-saturated world, the message that our bodies are flawed attacks us from…

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Member Spotlight: Michelle Viña-Baltsas

We are excited to introduce you to EDRDpro member, Michelle Viña-Baltsas! Michelle is an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and a Certified Health Coach. You can connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, or at www.michellevinabaltsas.com If you didn’t do what you do professionally, what other job or field would you have pursued and why?…

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Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Davenport, MPH, RDN, LD

We are excited to introduce you to EDRDpro member, Elizabeth Davenport, MPH, RDN, LD! You can connect with Elizabeth on Facebook @sunnysideupnutritionists or @pinneydavenportnutrition, on Twitter @SunnySideUpNutr, on Instagram @sunnysideupnutritionists or @pinneydavenportnutrition.  If you didn’t do what you do professionally, what other job or field would you have pursued, and why? I cooked and baked professionally for…

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Understanding Athletes and Eating Disorders

A destructive myth runs rampant and widely unchallenged among athletic communities. Its underlying assumptions, unspoken yet pervasive, endanger the mental, physical, social, and emotional health of our athletes. The misconception is this: more slender physique equals more competitive performance. Nothing could be further from the truth.  When athletes fixate on shrinking their bodies, the risk…

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Yoga & Mindfulness: Keys to Healthier Food & Body Relationships

This post was written and submitted by EDRDpro member Caroline L. Young, MS, RD, LD, RYT. Connect with Caroline at caroyoung1121@yahoo.com or on her website at http://www.thewholeyogird.com Ever since I knew I was going to become a registered dietitian (RD), I dreamt of merging my yoga background with my nutrition expertise – a fusion of Eastern…

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