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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 […]

Eating Disorders 101

Eating Disorders 101

In honor of this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 21st-27th, 2022) we’d like to share some information about eating disorders. This is a time to help educate the public about the realities of eating disorders. This is also a time to continue to […]

Macronutrients- Do We Need To Count Them?

Macronutrients- Do We Need To Count Them?

I don’t know about you but the thought of having to track “macros” makes me cringe a little, and this is coming from a dietitian. Most of my education and training was based around tracking and calculations. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good […]

Navigating the Holidays In Recovery

Navigating the Holidays In Recovery

If you’re in recovery from an eating disorder (ED), disordered eating or even coming away from chronic dieting, this time of year can present unique and unexpected difficulties. All the way through to the New Year these next few months may seem to have a […]

Tuning In to Hunger Cues

Tuning In to Hunger Cues

Clients often share that they struggle to identify when they are hungry. This can occur for a number of reasons including disordered eating behaviors. Diet culture normalizes ignoring your hunger cues and encourages individuals to reach for a glass of water or gum to see […]