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Mindfulness Eating

Pennies From Heaven and Plums That Fall From the Sky: What a Wonderful World It Is

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

Is goodness tossed at me every day, all day long, and if it is, how often do I miss it, step over it or look past it? Regardless of my state of mind, every time I do stop and see a plum on our walkway, I feel as though someone has given me a gift.

The French M&M's Experiment

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

In a nutshell, this experiment was all about location, location, location. Would these "subjects" eat more M&M's based entirely on where the M&M's were located in the chateau?

Love Yourself Through Conscious Eating

Ashley Turner | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

Lovingly preparing food and cooking for yourself will increase feelings of self-worth, inner security, grounding and be a ritual to receive the love you give yourself -- the most important love in the world.

'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

Diets Are Like Antacids: It's Time for a Paradigm Shift

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When nutrition, fitness, and self-care are approached with a non-diet, mindful eating paradigm, people are able to relearn to balance eating for enjoyment with eating for health, rediscover joy in physical activity, and meet their true needs in more fulfilling, satisfying ways.

Mindful Eating While Dining Out

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Dining out is a wonderful time to savor our food as we have more time to enjoy it. We've set aside this time to eat, now we just need to harness our attention, appreciate the food and enjoy.

The Surprising Benefits Of Mindful Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Intuitively, it makes sense that mindful eating is helpful to overeaters. So how does it also help people who have other problematic eating habits?

Can Your Dog Make You Stop Snacking?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

I doubt if there will be a new category of service dog trained to appear and bark when it's owner, the dieter, is sneaking a snack. But would surveillance, by dog, human or a video camera, like the kind that catch you if you run a red light, inhibit the covert eater?

Eat Like a Kid

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Just yesterday I was giving a talk at a New York City school, and the room was filled with caring parents who all wanted to make sure that they were d...

Mindful Munching: Is Eating Quickly Really So Bad?

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

One colleague teased, "Slow down, eat mindfully!" The retort: "What's speed got to do with it? I'm eating more so I can continue practicing mindfulness." Later, I realized that there was much, much more to that interchange.

What's Eating You? The Emotional Side Of Holiday Dining

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Dieting tricks don't work because they don't explore the underlying issues, the mental and emotional side of eating. And the holidays, more than any other time, are fraught with emotions.

Is Television Priming Us To Be Fat?

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

Subliminal messages surround us, and many are innocuous or even helpful. But other subliminal messages can harm our health.

Finding Self-Love Through Food

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Treat your body as you would a beloved child. Feed it gently, attentively, with care. And feed it clean food.