‘intuitive eating’

It Happened This Week: Advice from Registered Dietitians, Not the Food Police

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Rebecca Scritchfield, RD encourages us to eat an unbalanced plate of food along with our balanced plate.  That’s just one of five great tips she gives in in “The Most Effective Diet: Listening to Your Body.” Are you still wary of fat in your food?  Janet Helm, RD encourages you to overcome your fear of fat, based on research that […] Read more »

Moving away from food rules can lead to enlightened eating.

Mindful Eating Series: How Will You Feed Your Eyes?

By Lisa Christie

As part of our mindful eating series, we have been exploring the seven hungers, as discussed in Jan Chozen Bay’s book, “Mindful Eating.”  Eye hunger, nose hunger, mouth hunger, stomach hunger, cellular hunger, mind hunger and heart hunger – each provides a unique lens through which you can investigate your relationship to food and the body.  By noticing your eating […] Read more »

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Mindful Eating for Emotional Eating

By Darla Breckenridge

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 »

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Binge Eating:The Conference

By Darla Breckenridge

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 »

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Bingeing: Use Mindful Eating

By Darla Breckenridge

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 »

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