Author Archives: Stephanie Eckelkamp

About Stephanie Eckelkamp

Stephanie Eckelkamp is a Certified Holistic Health Coach who places a strong emphasis on low sugar and paleo style diets, as well as infusing mindfulness into all aspects of daily life...especially eating! She's also a nutrition editor and writer who has worked at several national consumer magazines and websites, and co-written the book Eat Clean Stay Lean (2015).  In her free time, she goes on super long walks with her dog Milo and hosts the podcast Teaching My Boyfriend How to Eat.

When Conventional Medicine Didn’t Help my Lyme Disease, I turned to Diet and Mindfulness to Heal

By Steph Eckelcamp

The whole mess began completely out of the blue in May 2010, when I was a bright-eyed 22-year-old ready to take on the magazine publishing world. It was a sharp, stinging sensation in my left ankle after a day of exploring the city, and I chalked up the pain to a combo of unsupportive flats, concrete, and ambitious sightseeing plans. Spoiler: It was Lyme disease, but I wouldn't get a diagnosis

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From One Serial Dieter to Another: How I Ended the Cycle and Lost the Weight for Good

By Stephanie Eckelkamp

In our culture of thigh-gap enthusiasts and celebrities who promote waist trainers and detox teas, eating well and developing a legitimately healthy/friendly/loving/peaceful relationship with food often doesn't come naturally. It's just not sexy like that juice cleanse that can help you lose 10 pounds in a week. But I'll let you in on a little secret: It is everything. You see, no diet or or d

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