February 27, 2017
“I wish I could be as skinny as her.” “I hate my belly.” “I need to wire my mouth shut.” “I’ll never have enough willpower, I like food too much.” These are just a few of the many things I’ve overheard adult women saying in fitness club locker rooms over the past couple of months.
In recent months, I have realized despite my social media posts and how I educate in seminars and nutrition classes, some of my friends, family, and co-workers still assume dietitians “don’t eat carbs” and have diets labeled “low-carb”, or “gluten-free”. First, if I were to put a label on my diet, it would be “plant-based”. Do you know where carbohydrates...