Reframing Your New Year Resolutions
It's now February 2023. The wellness industry has thankfully calmed down with all of its nonsense of "New Year, New You for 2023." When we think about the health-focused (often times VERY weight-focused) resolutions so many people set for themselves, are they truly...read more
To Healthy Swap or Not To Healthy Swap? That is the Question.
We often find recipes that will "healthify" our holiday favorites. Whether it's a Sugar-Free/Almond Milk based Egg Nog, Cauli Mash trying to replace real Mashed Potatoes, or Latkes getting baked instead of fried, recipe bloggers are itching to get you to try their...read more
How to Save Money this Thanksgiving!
With grocery prices at an all-time high (up an increase of 12.4% to be exact), Thanksgiving Dinner this year will be more expensive than ever before. Some increased Thanksgiving items include: - Turkey: +16.9% - Eggs: +43% - Milk: +14.5% - Butter: +26.7% - Fruits and...read more
My Top 5 Most Important Nutrition Tips
As a Dietitian, you may assume what my top 5 tips/reminders are regarding nutrition - i.e. eat fruits and vegetables, drink 8 cups of water daily, have protein at every meal, etc. However, nutrition is so much more than that. Check out my top 5 most important tips I...read more
It’s Not You. It’s Your Calorie Tracker.
Calorie trackers are gadgets or apps that allow you to track/log your nutritional intake. They are just one of many mindful tools to that can help you learn and understand food composition and energy. However, if and when they start to dictate your “fullness” or...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more