If you’re working on becoming an Intuitive Eater, or if you’re familiar with the principles, you’re probably aware that emotional eating is not an inherently bad thing or something to overly concern yourself about trying to stop. Eating with emotion or in response to emotion is a fully human experience. However, you may be wondering, isn’t it bad if I’ve been eating emotionally every day since March 2020 and it doesn’t seem to be getting better now that it’s 2021?
In the inaugural video for my series of cooking videos for building intuitive eaters, we join chef Lauren Bialkowski in preparing a super fast, satisfying, nutritious, and delicious meal of overnight oats!
I so enjoyed speaking with Jamie Magdic of Side by Side Nutrition. In her Youtube video series, she asks recovered clinicians what was the one thing that helped them most in their eating disorder recovery.
This is a letter to my fellow non-black dietitians and people in the anti-diet/eating disorder space.
Check in with your friends (and especially your kids) using this time during lockdown to get “healthier”.
This intention, while usually innocent, can very often lead to disordered eating or even eating disorders (or relapse of an existing ED).
What does it say about our society that some people are more afraid of gaining weight during a deadly global pandemic than they are of actually getting sick? I don’t know about you, but if I survive this pandemic with my health and all of my loved ones and I also happen to gain some weight, I’ll consider myself very lucky.