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A Certified Nutritionist empowering Filipina and Latina women to break from diet culture and colonial mentality around food and body image and re-engage with their culture food traditions guilt-free.

decolonizing food and body image in support of mental health. 

Hi, I'm Tara.

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If someone told you that you have the power to increase your quality of life, would you do it? We are living longer which makes us more susceptible to cardiovascular, chronic, and cognitive decline related diseases. So, what can I do? 

Increase Quality of Life, Where Do I Start?

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Do our brains naturally shrink as we age? Yes, they do! But, we can slow down the shrinkage rate and cognitive decline by eating foods that support brain health and exercising our brains. 

Three Things To Slow Brain Shrinkage

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Have you been doing self-care? There are many studies showing positive impacts on mental health when doing self-care. Knowing your limits and taking time to pause not only helps you but helps you to be there for others when needed. 

My Favorite Top 3 Self-Care Activities

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- Agnes Constante

"The impact of the value placed on Eurocentric features, such as lighter skin is a prominent example of the repercussions of the Philippines' colonial history on Filipinx American mental health."

Decolonizing  Body  Image