In case you’re still judging your worthiness by how much you eat or don’t eat, here’s your friendly reminder that you are worthy just because you are alive and eating food does not make you “bad” and restricting does not make you “good” and you never have to earn your food.
I am so excited to announce that I now offer morning, daytime, evening, and select Saturday hours in my new office for nutrition counseling. I have moved to a space in Centerport, New York (just 10 minutes East of the old office in Huntington Village). I also continue to provide virtual coaching sessions for your convenience, when appropriate.
Friendly reminder that you can actually live the rest of your life without knowing what you weigh (and I promise you’ll be so much happier).
No one has found the miracle diet to treat and prevent all disease and you most likely won’t find out about it this way. If you have questions about a particular diet you hear about, take those questions to a registered dietitian nutritionist. We have more science based answers than your average person and can steer you in the right direction.
A part of intuitive eating is finding satisfaction in the foods you eat. You will eventually get to a place where you may be satisfied with less of certain foods than you used to. And you may turn away foods that aren’t up to your standards. But this isn’t about dieting and finding the miracle cure to eating less. It’s not about being able to say no to foods that aren’t “worth the calories”. It’s about being attuned with your body and knowing what it’s needing. When we talk about food being “worth the calories”, we assume that we have some sort of calorie limit. We assume that we can’t trust our body to regulate itself and we assume that the only reason we eat is for nourishment vs pleasure. Also, every meal is not going to be perfect. Sometimes we need the energy and calories from food and we eat a meal that is less than pleasurable but will give us the nutrition we need to get through the day.