Diabulimia: Learning More about your Teen and their Type-1 Diabetes Diagnosis

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Diabulimia: Learning More about your Teen and their Type-1 Diabetes Diagnosis By Laura Cipullo and the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team   Diabulimia is an unofficial term, used by both the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, to define a serious condition effecting, but not limited to, adolescent girls diagnosed with type [...]

Is Your Trainer Trained?

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Do you ever wonder what the initials after your trainer’s name stand for? Or what initials should a trainer even have? EALM asked fitness trainer Tiffany Chag, CSCS to let us know what credentials a personal fitness trainer should have and what they mean. Here is her response!

Weight Shaming is Such a Shame

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Body shaming is a real life nightmare. It feels like walking into to your high school cafeteria completely nude. The room falls silent and everyone laughs. I don’t need to explain it to you—no doubt you have felt it at one point or another. But… why?

Don’t “Defriend” Fat

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In the 70’s, we banned fat. In the 90’s we banned carbs – and neither really worked to improve our lifestyles and relationships with food. But what if we simply had a neutral relationship with food and a positive relationship with eating?