‘portion size’

The Problem Isn’t Too Much Fruit: Enough with the Tired, Old Advice

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Anyone who watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” knows that Mika Brzezinski, Joe Scarborough’s co-host, has made it her personal mission to fight obesity in this country. She’s frequently ridiculed by Joe and others on the show about her position on food, physical activity and weight. But if you go by the recent psa-like spot in which she and Joe discuss portion […] Read more »


When to Stop Eating

By Robyn Priebe

Our blog post yesterday was on the topic of determining when you’ve had enough, of anything.  One thing that can be challenging for those of us who’ve dieted in the past, is determining when we’ve had enough food. Overeating on low calorie foods until we are stuffed, starving ourselves until it triggers binge eating, previous bouts of depriving ourselves of […] Read more »

Portion Distortion – How Mindful Eating Works

By Robyn Priebe

Monday morning, while my husband was flipping TV channels, I caught a glimpse of champion competitive eater, Takeru Kobayashi being arrested for crashing an eating contest he was not supposed to participate in. I by no means follow the “sport” of competitive eating; however it got me wondering how a person could eat so much in such a short period of […] Read more »

The Key to Successful Intuitive Eating for a Healthy Vacation

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Intuitive or Mindful Eating on Vacation I just returned from a week’s vacation that included plenty of meals out with all the trimmings. Perhaps it’s needless to say, but my pants are a tiny bit more snug than when I left.  So if I’m an accomplished intuitive eater, why did this happen? According to intuitive eating “rules,” I shouldn’t be eating […] Read more »