Learn some tips and strategies to work with your emotions and manage your emotional eating. I must admit that, as a US citizen, I have been struggling in the wake of Covid-19, election worries and Presidential debates, climate change, the Supreme Court, RBG, Breonna, among many other grim realities. I imagine you are as well. Many of my clients are sharing their fears for the future, which … [Read more...] about Emotions are high and so is emotional eating. Intuitive Eating can help.
Health at Every Size
One of the most common questions my clients ask me is whether they will gain weight when recovering from chronic dieting, disordered eating or an eating disorder. And it typically happens as we start working on intuitive eating. The concept of letting go of diets and using a non-diet approach can be scary for many people, especially women who have only ever used diets as their approach to … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Solutions to Help You Deal with Weight Gain
What Is Intuitive Eating? This is a question many people ask me. Intuitive Eating is a self-care eating framework, which integrates instinct, emotion, & rational thought and was created by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, in 1995. Intuitive Eating is a weight-inclusive, evidence-based model with a validated assessment scale and over 120 studies to date. "People are tired … [Read more...] about What is Intuitive Eating?
You can make peace with food without obsessing about body weight...here's how. What is Health at Every Size® and How Can it Help? For so many of my clients working towards making peace with food and their bodies, the notion of not having to be weighed each week as a measure of progress is radical, and is often met first with disbelief, followed by genuine relief. NOTE: It is important to … [Read more...] about What is Health at Every Size and Why is it Important?
What does it mean to have health at every size? In Episode 36 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 Podcast, Chris Brown and Jill McCauslin talk with Erica Leon about body image and intuitive eating. Click here to listen to the podcast. If you want to learn more about how Erica Leon Nutrition can help you, please reach out to me. … [Read more...] about Health at Every Size® with Erica Leon
Fatphobia, or weight stigma as it is often referred to, impacts us all, but impacts people in larger bodies the most. We are a culture that equates *fat* with ill health, and often describes fat people as lazy, unintelligent, or sloppy. This diet culture that we live in creates a fear of fat and blatant discrimination for people of size. My story is about someone who could be you, or any one … [Read more...] about A Story about the Fear of Fat for One Family