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Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Intuitive Eating {The Basics}

Happy New Year! I hope you had a nice celebration, whatever that looks like for you, and you are ready for 2018. I think it is going to be a good one. I thought we could spend a little time looking at the basics of intuitive eating (IE) today.  Just in case you are new to this space or interested in learning a bit more.  In past posts, I explained what intuitive eating is in a general way, and why it is a part of my practice as a non-diet dietitian.  I thought we could break IE down by principal today, in case this is your first time hearing about it or you are intrigued, but not overly familiar. There are 10 principles of intuitive eating, which is great as it makes it feel organized for those of us who live mostly in the left side our brains, but it also allows us to jump around and start where we feel most comfortable.  It is journey, not a checklist.  You typically can’t accomplish one principle and move on to the next, they are woven together and very synergistic. Intuitive eating is a way…