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Vanessa Kane-Alves, RDN, LDN
NUTRITION COUNSELING
1101 Beacon Street, 4W, Suite 6
Brookline, MA 02446
vanessa@vanessakanealves.com
t: 617.834.2994

1101 Beacon Street Suite 4W
Brookline, MA 02446

This site is a hope-filled guide for you brave souls on your own journey or as a witness to another's journey to eating disorder nutrition recovery and prevention. It is also a place for those of you who are relearning how to care for yourself and/or your family with food to find tools and inspiration to keep going. Vanessa Kane-Alves is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist who provides nutrition counseling services for adults and children with a nutrition related medical or mental health concern. She offers mentoring and teaching to dietitians interested in this practice area of nutrition.

 

Most Recommended

These are a few of my most recommended resources.


Websites

Ellyn Satter

Feeding and eating advice that supports developmental milestones and eating competence for every life stage from pregnancy, infancy to adulthood. Read about joyful and competent eating.
https://www.ellynsatterinstitute.org/how-to-eat/the-joy-of-eating-being-a-competent-eater/

Green Mountain at Fox Run

One of the founding places for women to learn and practice a non-dieting approach to eating and caring for their health. Great blog, recipes, videos and fit briefing articles. View their hunger and fullness scale.
http://www.fitwoman.com/blog/2013/01/28/weight-management-mindful-eating/

The Center for Young Women’s and Young Men's Health

Health information for teens around the world. Health guides on nutrition, emotional health, parent guides, and the fantastic Teen Speak blog.
http://youngwomenshealth.org
http://youngmenshealthsite.org

National Eating Disorders Association

Learn basic information, get help, get resources, great parent guide.
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org


Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association

Get help, get hope and inspiration.
http://medainc.org

Health at Every Size

Wonderful resources for learning more about this non-dieting approach to caring for your health and body.
http://haescommunity.com

 


Books

Eating in the Light of the Moon by Anita Johnston, Ph.D.

Love her story telling approach and wisdom that applies to most. 

Your Child's Weight: Helping Without Harming by Ellyn Satter, MS, RDN, MSSW

Required reading for all regardless of whether you are a parent. So helpful to relook at the feeding relationship from the beginning and learn steps to care for yourself (and family) now around food, body esteem and movement.  

Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter, MS, RDN, MSSW

New parent and pediatric dietitian feeding bible.

Your Body is Awesome Body Respect For Children by Sigrún Daníelsdóttir

Ages 4+, love the real body messages of every kind and the humanity in this book.

 


Apps

Recovery Record App

Link with your clinicians, add goals, meal pictures, rate hunger, fullness, mindfulness, etc. without nutrition numbers and weight focused data. You canalso add coping strategies.
https://www.recoveryrecord.com

Thredup.com

Order a bag to rid your closet of any "like-new" clothes that no longer serve you. Shop online to replace them or choose the payout option.
https://www.thredup.com


Podcasts

Love, Food-love Julie Duffy Dillon’s unique Registered Dietitian voice on finding peace from emotional eating, binge eating, eating disorders and negative body image.
http://juliedillonrd.com