What is Health to You?

For several years I focused on the “wrong side of health.” The side of health, diet culture wants you to believe. The side of health that is punishment and restriction. The side of health that caused fear around foods. The side of health that caused me to have such a poor body image and critiqueContinue reading “What is Health to You?”

Basics of Intuitive Eating

If you have followed Elizabeth Beil Nutrition for a while, you’ve probably seen the words “intuitive eating”. This blog post will tell you what intuitive eating is and isn’t as well as break down the 10 principles of intuitive eating into a simple and applicable way so you can start your journey to a betterContinue reading “Basics of Intuitive Eating”

Eating Disorders: You Can’t Always Blame Diet Culture

So I usually go straight from diet culture –> disordered eating –> eating disorders. But this is not always the case. I tend to beat up diet culture. I think I do this as this is how my eating disorder was started. Let’s take it back to 2008: I was reading health magazines that wereContinue reading “Eating Disorders: You Can’t Always Blame Diet Culture”

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

This week I have been bringing awareness to eating disorders. It needs so much awareness especially in this world we are living in with the consent #dietculture chat. You know my feelings on diet culture –> disordered eating –> eating disorder. With bringing awareness to eating disorders I want to go through a few differentContinue reading “National Eating Disorder Awareness Week”

Is There a Difference Between Disordered Eating and Diet Culture?

Let’s breakdown the two different terms and see if they are similar. Disordered eating: used to describe a range of irregular eating behaviors that may or may not warrant a diagnosis of a specific eating disorder. Examples: Fasting or chronic restrained eating Skipping meals Binge eating Self-induced vomiting Restrictive dieting Unbalanced eating (e.g. restricting aContinue reading “Is There a Difference Between Disordered Eating and Diet Culture?”