The Blog

Alzheimer’s Disease: Is It All in Your Head?

Our June focus has been all about brain health and Alzheimer's awareness. (If you missed our last Wellness Webinar on these very topics, don't worry! It'll be uploaded to our YouTube channel in a few weeks.) Alzheimer's disease is not a natural change that comes with...

Don’t Stress: Taking Comfort in Emotional Eating

April is Stress Awareness Month, so let's discuss emotional eating and comfort foods for a moment. It's no surprise the majority of us have been undergoing an extraordinary amount of stress the past few years, more so than usual, resulting in burnout and other mental...

Meal Planning Is Great, but What About Food Security?

Our January focus has been all about meal planning, but that assumes that people have access to affordable and nutritious foods. Regardless if we are talking about whole ingredients or canned goods, let's discuss food insecurity in the U.S. for a moment. According to...
Meal Planning Made Easy

Meal Planning Made Easy

Earlier this week, I held a free wellness webinar (part of a monthly series; e-mail me to learn more!) where I shared the benefits of having a regular meal plan in place. This is a topic that comes up often, but especially at the beginning of the year when so many of...

Understanding Weight Bias: How Can We Do Better?

Understanding Weight Bias: How Can We Do Better?

Guest post by Yurico Li Editor's Note: With the start of every new year comes the countless and endless advertisements promoting weight loss--usually via a quick fix, extreme approach, or without the guidance of a qualified and credentialed health professional--as a...

…and a Happy New Year!

…and a Happy New Year!

TW: mental health, suicide This is the face of a person diagnosed with bipolar disorder. In 1998, I had been crying every day over little things like misplacing a sock, so I started seeing a therapist. I had always been in and out of therapy since I was 19, but...

[DishWithDina] “MadeWithLove” Virtual Wellness Retreat 2021

[DishWithDina] “MadeWithLove” Virtual Wellness Retreat 2021

We are excited to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for our 2nd annual Virtual Wellness Retreat (via Zoom). Join us on Sat, Dec 4 & Sun, Dec 5 for a weekend-long, live, interactive, global event/fund-raiser featuring dozens of health and wellness experts and...

The Need to Breastfeed

The Need to Breastfeed

Guest post by Alexa Guelig According to the director of the CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for babies and mothers. It is the clinical gold standard for infant feeding and nutrition, with...