Intuitive Eaters Understand that You Don’t Have to Feel Guilty about Eating at Night in Reno Nevada
Still getting used to the principles of intuitive eating? For individuals that may be struggling with an eating disorder in Reno Nevada here are tips to help you get through night eating without feeling guilty.
According to an article at nutrition-info-411.evelyntribole.com, “Does it Really Matter What time You Eat?”
“Q. I’m trying to be an Intuitive Eater. But I’m not sure what to do when I get hungry at night. Around 9 p.m. or so, about an hour before I go to bed, I feel hungry. Should I listen to my body and eat? Or is it smarter not to eat something so late at night? Anonymous
A. Many people have the perception that eating past a certain time in the evening will cause weight gain. But that’s not true. Our bodies don’t punch time-clocks. For example, there is not a fat-making shift that begins at 7:00 p.m. Also, many cultures eat later in the evening, such as in Spain.
Mindless eating in the evening, while watching television or surfing the internet, however, could lead to overeating and weight gain. But the issue in this case, is the mindless eating, not the time of night.
Becoming an Intuitive Eater is about being attuned to your body—hearing and responding to its biological cues of hunger and fullness. Generally, if you are biologically hungry, it’s a good idea to eat. There are a couple of ways you could explore you evening hunger.
Biological —Are you eating enough food throughout the day? If you eat on the lighter side—it’s possible to feel hungry later in the evening. I’d consider eating a light, but satisfying, snack (since it can feel uncomfortable trying to sleep on a full stomach).”
Barbara Cox at ABC Nutrition Services has endless knowledge and experience on eating disorders in Reno Nevada. If you’re ready to get healthy by following the philosophy of no dieting, visit ABCNutritionServices.com.