Nutritionism

Nutritionism

By Dana Sturtevant & Hilary Kinavey In a culture that emphasizes “nutritionism”— a reductionist way of thinking about food that assumes the whole point of eating is to maintain and promote bodily health—it is easy to forget that food is so much more than the sum...
What Makes a Competent Eater?

What Makes a Competent Eater?

By Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD It’s National Nutrition Month, and while most helping professionals will focus on healthy food, we thought we’d talk about eating competency. Eating competency reminds us that how and why we eat have a big impact on our relationship to food...
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