Are you using food as a coping tool? You're not alone. Stress brings this on and it’s been a really long, stressful first two weeks of the year. Between the angry mob of white supremacists storming the capital, the second impeachment of this President, then add in the COVID 19 pandemic … it’s hard to focus and it is stressful! It’s also normal to use food as a coping tool - whether that means … [Read more...] about 4 Signs You Are Restricting Your Food
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When I meet a client recovering from chronic dieting who wants to learn about and practice intuitive eating, they are usually weary of strict rules and guidelines but fearful of NO structure whatsoever. Most people tell me that they have followed various food rules for so long, their brain feels inundated with contradictory, confusing nutrition information – and that even trying to practice … [Read more...] about Meal Plan Ideas to Help You Start Intuitive Eating
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?
Do you ever find yourself in a “what’s for dinner” rut? Bored by the same dishes week after week, it sometimes becomes hard to break out of the monotony. Gone are nightly meals of meat, starch, and vegetables. Many people are grateful to have such a dinner once a week! Because many decisions about what to eat are driven by convenience, taste, familial preferences, time, and budget, thinking … [Read more...] about When You Don't Feel Like Cooking Dinner: Easy Ideas