Guest Blog: Registered Dietician Samantha Finkelstein - 5 Reasons To Ditch The Diet Mentality (And What That Actually Means)

April 17, 2018

The main force behind Rediscover Nutrition is a deep desire to help individuals cultivate a lasting positive relationship with food and their bodies. Research shows us over and over again that diets don’t work, and weight doesn’t tell us everything we need to know about someone’s health. That’s why Samantha Finkelstein, RD—founder of Rediscover Nutrition—is committed to guiding clients to a weight-neutral, all foods fit approach to eating. If you’re ready to start loving yourself, and stop fighting your food, book an appointment today.

“I’m so bad for eating this”. “I’m not keeping this food in the house anymore — otherwise I’ll eat the whole box”. Comments like these have become so common place that it may be hard to believe they are problematic. But it turns out that this mindset around our eating may be leaving us in worse shape than we thought. Diet culture, defined as “a system that values weight, shape, and size over health and well-being”, tells us that if our eating and our bodies don’t look a certain way, we are unworthy and unhealthy.

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