What Is Intuitive Eating?
So for people who are listening and this may be the first time you are hearing about the term intuitive eating. Maybe you're new to our podcast. I think it's a good idea to start with a general definition on one into beating his. I have scoured the interwebs for a definition. That is concise that. I really like and it happens to be by eliza ramsey who is a dietitian that has been on our podcast a couple times to talk about intuitive eating and her definition is intuitive. Eating is an approach to health and food. that has nothing to do with diets. Meal plans disipline or willpower. It teaches you how to get in touch with your body's natural cues like hunger fullness in satisfaction while learning to trust your body around food again so really intuitive meaning was founded in. Here's me that's the end of the definition intuitive beating was founded by two registered dieticians. Evelyn aaa who's been on our podcast and a least rash as a response to chronic dieting. So intuitive eating is essentially the of a diet and it's really learning to get in touch with your body and your unique needs. There are ten principles of intuitive eating. And i'm not going to go into all of them. You can get the book if you wanna learn more. Or there's we have a ton of podcast episodes about this. But you know number one is rejecting the diet mentality remembering. It's not about your like a willpower or being a failure. It's this system of diet culture. That really sets us up to fail. Another principle that i loved to discuss with clients is feeling your fullness right. So what is comfortable. Fullness feel a hick in your body and you know. How do we try to respect our fullness right how do we respect our body. Respect our our bodies kind of predetermined wheat in shape. So there's a lot to it. That is a very over-simplified definition of intuitive eating but i think a good place to