eating disorders

Clean Eating Sucks

The term clean eating makes me cringe. At first it makes you feel superior while you reach for a virtual pat on the back. “Wow, you eat clean all of the time? You’re so good!” After the thrill wears off, you’re left feeling judged followed by shame. Why is Clean Eating so Seductive? Perfectly posed, flawless photos of barely clothed self-proclaimed fitness gurus have taken …

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Lighten Up Over the Holidays: Healthier Holiday Eating

Gisselle Marie Rosa, UGA M.S. student With the holiday season here, many Americans are faced with a very difficult decision: should I dive into that second serving of glazed ham and mashed potatoes delicately covered with a blanket of gravy or put the rest away for later? At this time of year, family and friends often gather together around the …

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How Your Body Image Affects Your Weight & Health

Today I’m going on a slight rant about something that has been on my mind for a while – body image. And because the majority of my clients (all but 1) are male athletes, I don’t run into the overt self-degrading body comments as often as many of my dietitian colleagues who work with women. However, I’ve run into a number …

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Getting a Better Body Image

As a sports dietitian, the majority of my individual clients are male pro or college athletes – guys who have no major issues with their body image. However, among my female clients and women in general, I’ve noticed increased body bashing coinciding with a not so great body image. From comments on facebook about needing to start a cleanse or …

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