How You Can Stop Dieting with Intuitive Eating
Are you tired of dieting, but the truth is your looking for ways to have a healthier relationship with food? Learn how you can have freedom with food and stop dieting with intuitive eating.
According to an article at huffingtonpost.com, “The Benefits of Intuitive Eating”
“Intuitive Eating arose from the initial backlash to the diet culture in America. Somewhere around the late 1970s, people started to realize the fatal flaw of dieting, and like-minded nutritionists and medical professionals started to speak out about it. Writers like Susie Orbach and Geneen Roth published groundbreaking works on the issue, like Feeding The Hungry Heart and Fat Is A Feminist Issue, and the message began to spread. Then, in 1995, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch published the first edition of Intuitive Eatingand this powerful term was born.
Intuitive Eating is both incredibly simple, and deep, complex well of psychological and nutritional study. Essentially, the mission is to deprogram the diet-addled mind so you can learn to eat again like you did as a child — by instinct and intuition. While a diet separates you from your body, forcing you to abide by its rules about food, Intuitive Eating aims to get you back in touch with your body’s own signals. Suddenly, no food is good or bad, no meal dictates your day, and there is no one but you in charge of what and how you eat. I KNOW.
When I started The Anti-Diet Project, I knew that Intuitive Eating would be a huge part of it. While this movement is rapidly growing (and well-supported by myriad medical studies), I had never even heard of it. Yet, the second I started reading about this, it was like hearing the truth for the first time. Of course, my body knows how to feed itself. Of course dieting is counterproductive. Why hadn’t I trusted myself before? Because a lifetime of dieting had taught me that I can’t be trusted around food, and I need someone else to tell me what to do. And, now look how healthy, happy, and not-overweight I am!” To read the entire article click here.