Other Types of Eating Disorders & Recovery from Eating Disorders: Making Peace with Food in a Holistic, Balanced Way

By | August 12th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Understanding Eating Disorders Educational Series (Part 6) A Recap on The Subtopics Surrounding One’s Relationship with Food I have covered a wide range of subtopics surrounding one’s relationship with food over the course of this series. I started with a synopsis of diet culture. This was to provide a basis for understanding the [...]

Healthy Eating or a Health Obsession and Eating Disorder? Two Types of Eating Disorders That Could Easily Be Mistaken for “Healthy”

By | August 5th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Understanding Eating Disorders Educational Series (Part 5) Is Food a Moral Issue, Health a Value, and Body Size a Virtue? I haven’t stopped talking about diet culture, disordered eating, and eating disorders (ED) for months now. Even though the topic isn’t trendy or popular, it is vital that it gets attention. It’s a [...]

Why I Won’t Get Off the Topic of Eating Disorders, The Contentious Food Debates, & More on the Different Types of Eating Disorders

By | July 28th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Understanding Eating Disorders Educational Series (Part 4)   Why I Believe Eating Disorders are Such an Unpopular Topic Why would a naturopathic doctor and functional medicine practitioner who specializes in women’s health, digestive health, and mood support dedicate so much time posting on a subject that is not nearly as trendy and popular [...]

Could Your “Healthy Diet” Be Classified as an Eating Disorder? Recognizing the Different Types of Eating Disorders

By | July 22nd, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Understanding Eating Disorders Educational Series (Part 3) Eating disorders can be fatal and are insidious. Unfortunately, they are often underrecognized, and can even be dangerously reinforced. Our current diet culture mindset preys upon our insecurities, worships thinness, portrays unattainable beauty standards, and views purification of the body as a sanctity. Alarmingly, “health” marketers [...]

A Fatal Mental Health Condition Many Are Ignoring. The Risk Factors for Eating Disorders.

By | July 15th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Understanding Eating Disorders Educational Series (Part 2) Are you one in a hundred? That’s the official statistic for the people impacted by an eating disorder, though it is likely a vast underestimate. For the past few weeks, I’ve been discussing diet and wellness culture, food addiction, and eating disorders. After the conclusion to [...]

One of the Most Fatal Mental Health Condition No One is Talking About. Understanding Eating Disorders Series (Part I)

By | July 8th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Diet and movement are very important for overall wellness, and food is powerful as a pleasurable medicine that supplies the body and brain with nourishment and sustenance in order to optimally function. However, in the health and wellness space, sometimes what is considered good for us can be taken to the extreme. If you’ve [...]

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Get Your Essential Oils Geek On: Two New Podcasts on Essential Oils Therapy!

By | July 1st, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

It’s time to take a little break from the serious topics we’ve been discussing regarding diet and wellness culture, food addiction, and eating disorders. I’m inviting you to sit back, relax, and listen-in to some scent-sational learning. In this post, we are going to dive into two podcasts that highlight one of my all-time [...]

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Are You a Food Addict? The Caveats to Food and Eating Addiction: Part III

By | June 24th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Food. Is it… -guilty or innocent? -good or bad? -addictive? What do you think? Here’s another one… Which of the following aspects make food something that we personify, argue about, and/or feel guilty or superior about? the food itself our eating behavior our (misguided) desires the latest diet trend or food tribe moralizing, demonizing, [...]

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Are You a Food Addict? The Arguments for and Against Food Addiction Part II

By | June 17th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

“Before you drop that potato chip or chocolate bar and start shaming yourself, let’s have a discussion and truly “weigh” the evidence for and against labeling food as an addiction.” – Dr. Sarah In this post, we will continue the discussion on food addiction. First, let’s have a recap on this topic so that [...]

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