Summertime Scaries

The summer season produces many unique challenges for those recovering from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns.  From family cookouts to bathing suits, the summer months can feel like one huge exposure assignment!  We’ve compiled some great reads that address many of the “summertime scaries” in recovery.  Check them out below! How […]

The grittiness of growth.

  It’s summertime, and the living is…well, a mixed bag of emotions. Growth is hard. Healing is raw. This month, we chose to feature the blog of a local Asheville clinician – Elizabeth Gillette, LCSW of Heirloom Counseling – to celebrate the “realness” of getting in touch with our true selves. See her recent blog […]

Spring Time Blues

The weather is warming, daylight lasts longer, and the world seems to be blooming…and it expects you to be doing the same. This month, we feature a very important blog post by Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare, PLLC that highlights the pressure we may feel to present ourselves to the world as happy, energetic, and […]

Is ‘National Nutrition Month’ a Recovery-Positive Campaign?

As registered dietitians dedicated to the prevention and evidence-based treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating, we found ourselves asking the following questions leading into National Nutrition Month®: Does National Nutrition Month® (NNM) align with Eating Disorder/Disordered Eating (ED/DE) recovery? As Health At Every Size® (HAES) informed professionals, to what extent might we ethically support […]

What is “Health At Every Size”?

THE HEALTH AT EVERY SIZE® APPROACH: Weight does NOT define Health. The framing for a Health At Every Size (HAES®) approach comes out of discussions among healthcare workers, consumers, and activists who reject both the use of weight, size, or BMI as proxies for health, and the myth that weight is a choice. The HAES® […]

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

En lieu of Valentine’s Day and with love on the mind, we thought to follow suite with February’s blog theme in a post about self love. Except, we won’t be talking about self love. Instead, we’re going to re-frame “self love” as “self acceptance.” Why? Hopefully the answer will be evident by the end of […]

OSFED & Additional Eating or Feeding Disorders: The Signs, Symptoms, & Impact

Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder According to the National Eating Disorder Association… Formerly described at Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) in the DSM-IV, Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED), is a feeding or eating disorder that causes significant distress or impairment, but does not meet the criteria for another feeding or eating […]

Binge Eating Disorder: The Signs, Symptoms, & Impact

Binge Eating Disorder According to the National Eating Disorder Association... Binge eating disorder (BED) is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food (often very quickly and to the point of discomfort); a feeling of a loss of control during the binge; experiencing shame, distress or guilt afterwards; and not […]

We specialize in Eating Concerns (eating disorders, disordered eating patterns, emotional eating, chronic dieting, weight & body Image concerns), Nutrition for Substance Use Recovery, Nutrition for Competitive & Recreational Athletes, Chronic Health Concerns (i.e. diabetes, digestive issues, food allergies, depression, anxiety), Women’s Health (i.e. PCOS, gestational/hormonal & reproductive nutrition).

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Registered Dietitians and Licensed Nutritionists located in Asheville, NC serving all Western North Carolina, East Tennessee and Upstate South Carolina region.