‘intuitive eating’

Mindful Eating for Emotional Eating

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/14/2012

Emotional eating is a hot topic at Green Mountain.  We speak about it frequently.  It can be triggered unexpectedly for no obvious reason or it can be in reaction to wanting to manage a difficult situation. In the class “Understanding Emotions That Can Lead You To Eat” we discuss the thorny problem of identifying emotions.  And in fact, mindless eating […] Read more »


Binge Eating:The Conference

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/05/2012

This weekend we were privileged to take part in the Binge Eating Disorder Association’s 2012 National Conference Revolution Ahead: Illuminating the Path to Freedom from BED, Emotional Overeating, & Weight Stigma. This is the third annual conference exploring the issues surrounding treatment of binge eating. This conference offered the hope of springtime for many who are suffering in the darkness […] Read more »


Bingeing: Use Mindful Eating

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/13/2012

Bingeing…day three….feeling trapped and reaching mindlessly for the next mouthful.  Enter mindful eating, even in the midst of a binge.  “Try this: place a forkful of food in your mouth. It doesn’t matter what the food is, but make it something you love — let’s say it’s the  first nibble of three hot, fragrant, perfectly cooked ravioli ” says Jeff […] Read more »


Intuitive Cooking-Who Knew?

By Darla Breckenridge on 01/30/2012

Well, I had never heard of Intuitive Cooking until last week. I was walking with a friend who told me about  Blood, Bones and Butter by Gabriella Hamilton. I was so happy to discover this concept because I have always called myself a “throw together” cook.  Who knew that all along I had actually been intuitive?  My chaotic-random style of […] Read more »


Interpreting Holiday Eating Advice with an Intuitive Eye

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/30/2011

It wouldn’t be December without the songs, sparkly decorations, and yes, advice about what to eat during the holidays.  Much of which you might want to ignore if you’re trying to become a normal, intuitive eater, or if you are already one and want to stay that way. No matter which description fits you, it can be hard sometimes to […] Read more »

Use caution when following holiday eating advice
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