Mindful Eating Articles

Pregnancy & Intuitive Eating

Pregnancy Hunger & Intuitive Eating  You’ve heard the joke about pregnant women, eating for two, right?  While this is a funny notion, it’s not entirely true, at least from a calorie standpoint. Breastfeeding actually requires more calories compared to...

Does Intuitive Eating Work?

How to measure progress without stepping on the scale.  In my late teens and early twenties I was addicted to dieting, addicted to the scale. I even worked as a Weight Watcher “counselor” for a brief period of time. At my worst, I weighed myself daily, sometimes more....

White Supremacy and Diet Culture.

“ Diet culture and white supremacy say that the ultimate aim is thinness and whiteness. The opposing truth says that we need to fight for safety, autonomy, and justice for every body that is not thin or white.”  Corrie Van Horne Diet culture is a system of...

Do you have a ‘Diet Mentality?’

What is diet culture and the diet mentality?  Diet culture is defined as a system of beliefs, messages, and behaviors that places value and focus on weight, shape and body size over and above health and well-being. The messages of diet culture are that weight and body...