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Jennifer P.

I am Jennifer Pereira, Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength/Conditioning Specialist. I write posts that challenge common beliefs about what it means to be healthy. I do this because the current message seems to be causing more harm than good. If you want to learn what it really means to... Full Bio
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Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In the fall of 2010, I started my first semester of college at Baylor University. At this point in time, not realizing I had a problem, I was completely obsessed with food ... Read on »
Eating Disorders Not Just for the Young by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Eating disorders. We know now that they are not specific to runway models and actresses. I don’t believe that society understands the vastness of eating disorders or disor ... Read on »
Maybe I should diet? Nah… by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you are familiar with Jennifer’s blog and website, you probably know that we follow the eating approach called “Intuitive Eating”. Sometimes I like to call it easy eati ... Read on »
Julia Bluhm… Winning. by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ahh Julia Bluhm. if you have been keeping up with our blog here, you may recognize the name. No, it’s not some famous celebrity or actress. Julia Bluhm is just your averag ... Read on »
Extra! Extra! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There have been some really awesome strides made in the body image world lately, and there a lot of people speaking out about it. Check out some of the recent articles rel ... Read on »
Sit through the funk. by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Happy Friday ya’ll!     Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt this way. Let me tell you, I WISH I HAD MORE HANDS. Literally, sitting in a yoga class, my m ... Read on »
Project Bliss! Logos! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ok HLB readers! We need your help! We are in Phase II of Project Bliss establishment. We are currently making final decisions on logos for the facility. Here are the o ... Read on »
Project Bliss! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For the past 8-ish years, my back-of-my-mind, unacknowledged dream was to have a place really open to all, including those who do not feel they have major eating issues.   ... Read on »
Bodies and Priorities by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating by Jenn For many people (like myself and most of the people I know) bodies either are or were the major focus of their lives.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise, s ... Read on »
Your body is a machine. by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have had a specific topic on my heart to write about for a while now. It affected me personally, especially right after finishing my therapy sessions with Jennifer, and ... Read on »
About the Writers by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Click on the link on the left side of the page to see our About the Writers page! We love this blog and we love our readers. Thank you for making our jobs so enjoyable! ... Read on »
HLB and Nutrition Paradox on Facebook by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Like us on Facebook for updates on blog posts and other information! Here are the links: Read on »
Intuitive Eating/Overeating Group Series Starting SOON!! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello all! At Nutrition Paradox, about two to three times a year, we offer an Intuitive Eating/Overeating 101 class so to speak. Taught and led by Jennifer, it is usua ... Read on »
Feelings must be processed, not ignored. by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of my favorite ways to relax these days is getting together with one of my best friends at a coffee shop, enjoying a latte, while we sit and vent about what’s been goi ... Read on »
Stop dieting. Stop it. by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating While I was researching for my next post, I ran across the video. It was featured on the Intuitive Eating home website. I watched it, and knew I needed to share! Produced ... Read on »
When Negative Thoughts Attack! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Once upon a time, a girl awoke in the early AM to get ready for work. She takes a dreaded first look at herself in the mirror. ‘Ugh… eww’ is all she can think. She sta ... Read on »
Seventeen Magazine by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Julia Bluhm, 14, has started a petition for Seventeen Magazine to feature one unaltered photo spread each month! AWESOME! Julia Bluhm, 14, courtesy Yahoo.co ... Read on »
Being Healthy: Stop the Madness! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. [Raises hand... very, very high.] Scene. "At any given time, one out of three women and one out of four men ar ... Read on »
Underweight Models Banned in Advertising; Eat More Chocolate! by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Read the rest of this article here .   “Israeli lawmakers have banned underweight models from catwalks and commercials, a measure they hope will reduce eating ... Read on »
‘Thinspiration’ Becoming More Obvious On Some of Our Favorite Websites by Jennifer P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating "We are constantly comparing ourselves to others..." Some of the most popular websites we use today are becoming top spots for users seeking ‘thinspiration’, other ... Read on »