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Eating By Listening To Your Intuition & Why I Eat What I Eat by Fran K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Jul 2012 9:21pm Did I ever tell you the story about how I first became a health geek? I’m sure I did but I’ll tell you again in case you forgot. YEARS ago I visited a naturopath because I had a few little things not working well for me, I had dry skin, a bit of insomnia, hayfever, etc. And although natural therapies were not new to me, I hadn’t met a ther ... Read on »
What’s in a Name? Mindful Eating vs Intuitive Eating vs Competent Eating by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Sat 15 Dec 2012 10:26am Is there a real difference between mindful eating, intuitive eating or any other name internally-regulated eating goes by these days?  It’s an important question in a time when so many people are trying to recover from decades of diet thinking that led them to disordered eating, to the real detriment of their health and happiness. [...] Read on »
Intuitive Eating - My Microscope, The Intuitive Eater & How it Gets Buried by Angie All The Way Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 4:22am I'm not too proud to examine myself as exhibiting behaviours that I see in books. I have respect for science. I have a psychology degree for cryin' out loud! And some might say that Psychology may not be as black and white as say, Biology, but I think that those kinds of points of view are usually lacking the element of insight and imagination. We ... Read on »
Intuitive Eating (A non-diet approach, Part 2) by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 Feb 2009 3:28pm In my post  dated 12-09-08, I introduced many of you to the concept of a non-diet approach to weight and nutrition management, by way of something called "Intuitive Eating", a seemingly revolutionary take on nutrition counseling instituted by Registered Dietitians Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch.   Today, let' s continue our look at this i ... Read on »
3 Steps to Intuitive Eating – Marriage and Food Intuition by TheSaladGirl Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 7:25am Intuitive Eating and Marriage. That sounds like a rather odd combination, no? Surprisingly, it’s not. I just got back from my 2-week long honeymoon (it was absolutely amazing) and I am pretty sure I have discovered what might just be the ticket (or at least my ticket) to being an intuitive eater for good. ( Salad girl ? Not so much on this ... Read on »
Intuitive Eating Challenges and Trusting Your Intuition by helpfored Posted Thu 19 Jul 2012 3:12am Welcome back to Q&A Tuesday. Our topic today is facing intuitive eating challenges and learning to trust and listen to your own intuition. We all have an intuitive eater inside us – it has just been suppressed by years of dieting and following externally imposed plans that go against what our bodies are really asking for The resul ... Read on »
Intuitive Eating – One Day as an Intuitive Eater by helpfored Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 6:55am I am writing this from San Antonio, Texas, staying with a friend and I am reminded again about the miracle of being an Intuitive Eater. A decade ago there was NO WAY I would ever let someone cook for me or given myself the freedom to eat whatever I wanted during the day. I probably would not even have had the courage to stay at someo ... Read on »
Intuitive Eating Dilemma: How To Eat What Your Body Wants by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 6:56pm Intuitive Eating is a roller coaster. I'm not going to lie to you. In concept - eat what your body wants, it knows you best - it's elegantly simple. In practice it's, well, as messy as the stretching mats of ill repute right after our high-intensity bootcamp class finishes our 100 push-ups. (Seriously, we did over 100 push-ups today. My ... Read on »
How I Started Intuitive Eating and Recovered From Eating Disorders by helpfored Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 9:22am For a decade I was a compulsive dieter, anorexic, binge eater and bulimic. I went through every stage and manifestation of an eating disorder and knew quite a lot about them all. What I did not know about, however, was the concept of intuitive eating. I thought it was some kind of magical thinking, something that was available to chos ... Read on »
Intuitive Eating and Emotional Eating Reader Questions by helpfored Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 4:36pm Last week a reader posted a comment asking some questions about intuitive eating and emotional eating. I am sure that many of you have similar questions and challenges, so this post goes into detail about some of the more common questions like “Healthy eating blogs”, relapsing from intuitive eating, emotional eating and how to change ... Read on »