Maintaining Your Health Through the Stress of Divorce with Dinah Barr-Campanaro

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Dinah Barr-Campanaro

Maintaining Your Health Through the Stress of Divorce


It is incredibly challenging to maintain your health during the divorce process. Some of us overeat, some of us stop eating altogether. Many spend a lot of time on the couch, while others exercise non-stop. So how do you find the right balance and choose a more positive response to such a stressful time? Today’s guest has designed a blueprint to help you eat right, keep moving and take care of your social and spiritual needs.

Dinah Barr-Campanaro is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and a Certified Dietary Manager (CDN) and Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP) credentialed by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers. She serves as an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals.

Today, Dinah joins Katherine to discuss the challenges around maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the divorce process. She walks us through her four-fold, holistic approach, addressing proper nutrition, adequate physical activity, recuperative self-care and care of the soul. Dinah shares insight on choosing a variety of nutrient-dense, whole foods that boost immunity and prevent inflammation. She explains the value of balance in terms of exercise, socialization and alcohol intake. Listen in and commit to a plan that promotes your physical and spiritual health during the divorce process.

Topics Covered

Dinah’s holistic approach to maintaining health during stressful times

  1. Proper nutrition
  2. Physical activity
  3. Recuperative self-care
  4. Care of the soul

How to calculate appropriate caloric intake

How divorce can impact your self-image

The value in choosing nutrient-dense, whole foods

Dinah’s insight on weight training to improve muscle mass

How an anti-inflammatory diet promotes health

The role of rest, sleep, recreation and social engagement

How a formal or informal spiritual practice promotes healing

The danger in self-medicating with alcohol

  • Moderation is key
  • Consider nutritional impact

How to commit to a healthy eating plan

Connect with Dinah Barr-Campanaro

Email nutridynamicsny@gmail.com

Phone 917-913-7648

Connect with Katherine Miller

The Center for Understanding Conflict
Miller Law Group
Katherine on LinkedIn