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Defining “Attuned Eating”

“Intuitive eating”, which we also refer to as “attuned eating”, means that you use your body’s natural signals for hunger and satiation to decide when, what and how much to eat. In order to become an intuitive eater, learn to recognize when you are physically hungry. This requires tuning into your stomach and noticing how it feels.

Next, identify what your body craves in response to your physical hunger. In order to match your hunger with the food that will satisfy you, have a variety of foods available and withhold judgments about what you are “supposed” to eat.

Finally, pay attention to fullness in order to know how much to eat. Eating according to your internal cues, rather than external diets and food plans, leads to a pleasurable and healthy relationship with food, and is one of the main tenets of the Health at Every Size (HAES) framework.

Within HAES, there is general agreement about …

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!


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