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Permission to Eat and Paying Attention

In order to be able to focus on your bodies signals for hunger and satiety, I think there are a few other concepts that you have to be on board with.  They go hand in hand and for some people take quite a bit of practice, while for others it’s the most natural thing in the world.  This information may or may not be something that you use personally, but it is really good to understand, as it surely applies… Read more »

More Trust!

There is a fourth component of our metabolism that I didn’t mention previously, as it is the component that we don’t have any control over.  Our genetics make up about 5% of our metabolism.  A small component, but it does explain/account for some of the inherent differences among us.  There is some really interesting  research on infants that show these metabolic differences.  The reason that I mention this now is that it is an important piece of the puzzle when… Read more »

Trust Your Body

Our bodies give us very specific cues to help us regulate our food and nutrient intake.  The problem is that some of us begin ignoring those cues at some point in our life.  Either as a child when a parent thinks that a child has surely eaten enough, and tries to tell them they can’t possibly be hungry…repeatedly.  That child begins to doubt the signals that they know as hunger or the signals that indicate they are not quite satisfied… Read more »

Happy Halloween!

Don’t be fearful of the candy!  Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show, or the junk food as the case may be.  A topic that I believe is at the crux of many eating “issues”, and I use that term BROADLY, has to do with how in tune we are to our body’s natural ability to internally regulate hunger and satiety.  Total mouthful there, but put more simply…do you eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full? … Read more »

Breakfast and Metabolism 101!

Breakfast is a non-negotiable for everyone!  It is so vitally important for optimal wellness, that no one is excused!  And for such a simple task it really has a lot of power.  I am sure that this is not a news flash, but sometimes it is good to have reminders of those things that we already know. First of all, as the name implies, this meal in the morning is breaking the fast that our body has been on while… Read more »

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