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Intuitive Eating

ICYMI: Why Writers Run And How To Cope With Terrorism Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. In light of last week's attacks in Paris, we spent time with a piece about anxiety in the face of ...

8 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Mindful Eating

Jen Picicci | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

Yeah, I knew how to put food in my mouth and chew and swallow before she came along 18 months ago, but now I feel like I really understand what it means to be a mindful and intuitive eater, just by observing her.

Unconventional Advice for When You Feel Pressured to Eat

Katie Seaver | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Do you ever find yourself eating way more than you're hungry for, because you don't want to be rude or unkind to people you care about? I'm going to go ahead and bet that you have. Because who hasn't?

Why You Need to Delete MyFitness Pal and Stop Hiding

Chelsea Roehl | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Roehl

Earlier this year, I decided it was time to get back into shape! My days of working in front of a computer were starting to wear on my body. The combi...

How I Overcame Body Image Issues And Let My Eating Disorder Go

Rachel Brehm | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Rachel Brehm

Originally posted on I can't really explain how my pregnancy taught me to eat intuitively until you understand why eating was such...

Intuitive Eating -- Part 2

Pamela Brill | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Brill

Intuitive eating is a term thrown around a lot and to be honest, it's hard to explain because it's so simple and complicated at the same time. Eat...

Intuitive Eating: Breaking Up With My Eating Disorder

Pamela Brill | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Brill

When I turned 40, I decided to end a dysfunctional relationship I'd stayed in for almost 30 years. As abusive and emotionally draining as it was, I s...

What Would Your Last Meal Be?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

So what would your last meal on earth consist of? Would it be large quantities of the foods you often tell yourself you "shouldn't" have? Or a delicious meal that truly satisfies you? As for me, I'm off to have my heavenly, moderate last meal... of the day. I hope you will join me.

Stop Counting Calories and Start Feeling Them

Zach Dean | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Let us remember that as we admirably continue to pursue wellness, a huge component of being well is living joyfully. That means enjoying our food and drink, enjoying how we spend our time, and enjoying how we live our lives

Are You a Lady-in-Waiting?

Silvana Perelli | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Silvana Perelli

I see it all the time with my private coaching clients... They're convinced that in order to be worthy of the life they want, they need to lose weig...

Why I Stopped Being Gluten Free

Erin Bahadur | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Bahadur

After eating gluten-free for a few months, I realized that my body simply performed better without so many grain-centered carbohydrates. It wasn't particularly about the gluten in them.

So Your Diet Crashed and Burned. Now What?

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimber Simpkins

Learning to trust myself has allowed me to be happy in my body in a way I never imagined possible. But it required that I stop judging my happiness by looking in the mirror and comparing my body to other women's bodies. It required that I look inside, listen to and trust my body, and find happiness by turning away from appearance and toward my heart.

5 Ways To Have A Better Relationship With Food

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Moving forward, try to accept foods for what they are -- food. If you like the way a food tastes, it makes you feel good, and you are in the mood for it, then that sounds like a great choice... no matter how much fat or calories it contains. If you don't enjoy the taste of a food, aren't in the mood for it, or it doesn't make you feel very good then it probably isn't a stellar choice for you no matter how many celebrities you've seen eating/drinking it.

10 Reasons NOT to Focus on Your Weight in the New Year

Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant

Your body is not a problem to be solved. Your body is your home and regarding it as separate, problematic or disgusting can result in a type of detachment that interferes with your ability to hear its valuable messages to you. You need your body. It does not lie.

3 Reasons NOT to Finish Your Plate

Hiba Giacoletto | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Hiba Giacoletto

A good way to transition into this habit is to use smaller plates and serve yourself smaller portions. That way, you can stop before helping yourself to more and really ask your body whether it needs more food.

I Refuse To Put Your Teen On A Diet

Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

You or your doctor believes your teenager may be overweight or obese. I know how concerned you must be. The teenage years are tough enough. I'm happy you reached out to me for help, but I want to make sure you understand how I work with teens.


Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant | Posted 10.05.2014 | Women
Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant

The less you are trying to please the eyes of the world, the more you will find pleasure, expression and love for yourself.

10 Ways To Stop 'Feeling Fat'

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

Name five genuine interests you hold, other than food and weight loss. Seriously, five. Are you having trouble? Think harder.

Sarah Klein

14 Habits Of People With A Healthy Relationship To Food | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living

There's a fine line between thinking carefully about what we put into our bodies and obsessing over it or restricting it dangerously. Whether our p...

5 Tips to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind in 2014

Jennipher Walters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's going to take lots of deprivation, extreme dieting and hours sweating at the gym? Nope, nope and nope.

How One Woman Is Ending Her Body Image War

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.05.2013 | Women

One woman has resolved to end her war with her body -- and is writing about her journey on the Internet. Kelsey Miller, a staff writer at fashion ...

The Secret To Intuitive Eating

Jennipher Walters | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

If you're stuck in the yo-yo dieting cycle, consider giving intuitive eating a try. You just might be surprised at how much of your life opens up when you start trusting your body -- and yourself.

5 Ways To Eat Like A 'Normal' Person (That Dieters Just Don't Get)

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Isabel Foxen Duke

And after years of studying, I've discovered the fundamental mentalities of "normal" eaters that are keeping you from freedom with food. Buckle up.

Don't Do the Diet

Donna Fish | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

The problem with this "good" and "bad" idea or thinking about food and eating is that it leads to weight gain over time. You end up on that yo-yo cycle. Even if it is not a ton of weight, you gain and lose that amount over time and you simply train your body to weigh more.

'Intuitive Eating' Authors on Freeing Yourself From Chronic Dieting

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Two decades ago, this pioneering pair of nutritionists followed their own intuition by trading in menu plans and other tools of their trade for an unconventional, unproven approach. Today, there are 25 studies validating its effectiveness and no shortage of testimonials from intuitive eaters