How Does a Mother of Three Get High School Skinny? By Lee Harmon

I was driving down the road the other day and I saw something that had me super confused. It was a giant billboard of a beautiful, blonde woman showing off her flat, tanned stomach. On the billboard was the question “How did this mother of three get high school skinny?” And of course there was a business name and a 1-800 number to call. High school skinny? What does that mean? My brain was flooded with all sorts of conflicting emotions. At first I thought the obvious – How DOES a mother of…Read more
Mindfulness on a Toothpick

Mindfulness on a Toothpick

By Eve Lahijani, R.D. According to a survey by the Promotion Marketing Association, being able to sample food is the most influential factor when customers decide to buy a new product. Furthermore, seven out of 10 shoppers report that they would occasionally or usually buy a product they sampled. Here’s how it works: People want to try something new yet they fear the unknown. A free sample is a safe, low risk way to do that. When they have a taste, they really pay attention to what they like and dislike about what…Read more
Nutrition Nibbles

Nutrition Nibbles

By Eve Lahijani, M.S., R.D. Registered Dietician at the Susan B. Krevoy Eating Disorders Program Do outside food rules keep you from choosing foods you crave or prevent you from eating at certain times? Do other peoples’ restrictive behavior or comments about food, body, etc make you doubt your own wisdom? Are you afraid that if you did listen to your body that it would be out of control and messy? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, it may be time to finally create a plan that can help…Read more