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Health at Every Size, HAES®, Nutritionist Dietitian in the St. Louis Area, Missouri, and Illinois

Get Weight-Inclusive Nutrition Therapy with HAES® Dietitians - Improve Your Relationship with Food and Body

What is HAES®?

It stands for Health at Every Size and promotes a holistic approach to health and wellbeing that celebrates body diversity, rejects weight stigma, and emphasizes self-acceptance, self care and respect for individual autonomy.

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What are the five principles of HAES®?

  1. Weight Inclusivity

  2. Health Enhancement 

  3. Respectful Care

  4. Easting for Well-Being

  5. Life Enhancing Movement

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Is HAES® backed by science?

The approach has indeed been supported by scientific evidence which is fantastic. 


Research shows that weight stigma and discrimination contribute to negative health outcomes. Furthermore, dieting and weight loss attempts have been shown to be associated with adverse health outcomes including increased risk of disordered eating, psychological distress, and long term weight gain. Studies have proved that taking health at every size and intuitive eating approach promotes healthy eating habits, improved body image, reduces disordered eating and long term weight stability.

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Does HAES® promote weight control?

HAES supports weight control through the lens of intuitive eating, however if weight loss is secondary to implementing a more mindful way of eating and movement, that is welcome, however never guaranteed as that is not the goal.

What is a HAES® nutritionist?

A HAES nutritionist/dietitian supports the above movement by implementing the principles discussed above to help an individual feel more at peace with their relationship with food and self.

Our Team of Dietitian Nutritionists and  Eating Disorder Specialists in the Greater St. Louis Area

Branz Nutrition Counseling is a team of certified eating disorder dietitians who provide compassionate care to those struggling with their relationship to food. Our approach is weight-inclusive, LGBTQIA+, and social justice-oriented, which means that we believe that everyone deserves access to quality care. 


We can't wait to meet you!

With locations in Illinois and Missouri, we offer both virtual and in-person counseling sessions. And, we are licensed to provide Telehealth nutrition therapy to  patients around the country.

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We see clients in person in the St. Louis area, Missouri, Illinois, and from around the country via Telehealth. Learn more here.

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How It Works - An Easy Three-Step Process to Get You on the Road to Recovery

Make An Appointment

What service do you need? Schedule a 15-minute discovery call, free of charge. It is a great way for a dietitian on our team to get to know you and your unique needs.

Meet with your Personal Dietitian

Be paired with the dietitian nutritionist on our team and get continued support with one of our online groups. One-on-one counseling, in-person, or virtual. WE TAKE INSURANCE!

Take Control of Your Life

Heal your relationship with food and your body. Choose the best foods for your unique needs. Get the tools you need to live a healthy life. Receive continued support.

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