Words You’ll Never Hear Me Use…

The other day, fellow Dietitian Ellie Krieger wrote an amazing article on the Washington Post discussing four terms that make Dietitians cringe, including 'good/bad food,' 'clean eating,' 'guilty pleasure,' and 'low-carb/cutting carbs.' As a Mindful and Instinctive...

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Integrating Mindfulness into Your Workspace

We've all been there. We look around our workspace and everything is just total chaos, we are overly stressed, and integrating mindfulness (our self-care) is the last thing on our minds. Sometimes, taking a moment to breathe, giving ourselves a 5 minute pause, or...

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It’s a Party in My Mouth

When was the last time you ate something that you felt like it was a party in your mouth??? My answer: [This past] Saturday night. Over the weekend, I enjoyed some time with friends and family on Sanibel Island, located off the coast of Fort Myers, in Southwest FL....

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It’s Time for a Change… Special Announcement

  I am happy to announce that Mindfully Intuitive Nutrition is now Gisela Bouvier Nutrition. Why the change you may ask? The change needed to happen because I want to be the face of my brand and message. Do I still whole heartedly believe in Mindful Eating and...

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The Only Time I Will Ever Talk About Bodies

Last week, the support I received from my last blog post was incredible. The post allowed me to explain why I didn't believe in  labels, including 'thin privilege' or 'fat positive.' To me, these are terms that describe people and categorize them, solely based on...

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An Open Letter to My Community

This past week, I created some chaos on my social media feed - particularly Instagram. In my post, I talked about choosing not to use the words 'thin privilege' because for me, it is not a label that should ever be used. I feel the same way about any words that...

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Saying No to the Body Police™

A few days ago, while speaking to a colleague, she told me about the constant frustration and sadness she feels by friends, family, and total strangers who are constantly making comments about her small frame. She said me, "Gisela, I feel that I am always having to...

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To Create Impact, It Takes More than just One-on-One

I’ve gotten asked so many times before, “Why don’t you do one-on-one counseling to help people with their nutrition, instead of Employee Wellness?” My response: “Because I don’t want to just impact one person at a time – I want to impact the masses every opportunity I...

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The Hunger Level Scale

When we are born, our hunger and fullness cues are prominent. We cry when we are hungry and we push mom’s breast or the bottle away when we are full. However, as we start to get older, those cues tend to get lost. We either grow up as part of the “you can’t get up...

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The Best Diets for 2019

It’s that time of year. It’s January and U.S. News & World Report released their Best and Top 41 Diets for 2019 and I am ecstatic to be talking about them. And I know, you’re probably wondering, “But Gisela, I thought you weren’t focused on diets.” Now, that is...

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