Posts tagged intuitive eating myth busted
Intuitive Eating Myth #7: Intuitive Eating Means Letting Yourself Go

To me, this is a sad one. I believe that it says a lot about our world and the pressures we put on ourselves- this need to control uncontrollable areas of life. This need for control is unhealthy and unnecessary.

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Intuitive Eating Myth #6: Intuitive Eating Means No Structure

Compared to rigid dieting, yeah, I guess you can say that intuitive eating looks like there is no structure to it at all! With all of rules, guidelines, meal plans, to-do lists, and responsibilities that come with dieting, when we are told me can have food freedom, intuitive eating looks like a free-for-all! Sad, but true.

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Intuitive Eating Myth #1: Intuitive Eating is so Easy

Compared to rigid dieting, yeah, I guess you can say that intuitive eating looks like there is no structure to it at all! With all of rules, guidelines, meal plans, to-do lists, and responsibilities that come with dieting, when we are told me can have food freedom, intuitive eating looks like a free-for-all! Sad, but true.

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Intuitive Eating Myth #5: Always Listen to Your Body No Matter What

The “intuitive” in intuitive eating is indicating intuition…and the definition of intuition is to be attuned. To be attuned means to make aware (you are welcome for the english lesson). Awareness means awareness of ALL parts of your body. One of these very important parts of your body is your BRAIN. Intuitive eating means making “MINDful” considerations when eating…are you catching my drift?


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Intuitive Eating Myth #4: Nutrition Doesn't Matter

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I believe that food can be a very powerful tool when it comes to living a healthy life. However, nutrition is only one piece of a much larger puzzle.

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Intuitive Eating Myth #2: Intuitive Eating Means Ice Cream and Pizza All Day Every Day

Mhmm, this is the number one misunderstood idea that I hear about intuitive eating. “If we are eating intuitively, we are going to want all of the “bad” foods all of the time. If we have a choice, we will want to eat brownies and fries all day long!”

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