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What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

When you go to the doctors office, one of the first measurements they check is a height and weight. With that information the provider then calculates your body mass index, also known as your BMI. This is a number that is talked about in medical […]

What is Health at Every Size®?

What is Health at Every Size®?

The name Health at Every Size®, also known as HAES®, seems to throw a lot of people off. Many people falsely believe this is an argument that all people in all bodies are healthy which is a hard concept to wrap one’s head around when […]

What is Satisfaction?

What is Satisfaction?

Have you ever felt full after eating but not satisfied? If you’ve ever been able to acknowledge your fullness and still continue eating anyway you may have experienced this. Without satisfaction it is hard to turn off the drive to eat.  Think of fullness as […]

Managing Constipation

Managing Constipation

Poop! Many people find this topic uncomfortable but for Dietitians it can be a daily topic in the workplace. Why, you might ask!? Poop, or stool as we call it in the medical community, is a direct reflection of the health and integrity of the […]

The Underfueled Athlete

The Underfueled Athlete

As a former female athlete, I am passionate about conversations around athletic performance, nutrition, self-care and body image. Here at Pearls of Nutrition we love speaking with athletic teams and encourage coaches, trainers, and parents to include a Registered Dietitian that specializes in athletics and […]

Nutrition & Menstruation

Nutrition & Menstruation

A very common theme that I hear from clients who menstruate is “that time of the month” can present many unique challenges, especially when following a meal plan and/or working to listen to hunger and fullness signals (if you need a refresher on hunger and […]