Tag Archives: intuitive eating

The problem with a better body

The problem with a better body is...

I saw the sign at the gym. “BETTER BODY CHALLENGE” and suddenly, out came this rant: “Really? A BETTER body? What’s wrong with my body as it is?! I’m here at the gym because I want to care for myself! I want to be strong and agile and you are telling me that my body is […]

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I just want to eat like a normal person…

how to eat like a normal person

“Everyone else goes out and has nachos and margaritas and stays skinny. If I eat that, I blow up!” “My friends are able to have a bite of dessert and then not eat the whole thing…I can’t do that!” “The rest of my family doesn’t worry about dairy or gluten or sugar, it drives me […]

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Where digestion really starts, and why it matters!

Digestion

If you look up images of digestion, you’ll get see a lot of this… The pictures show the digestive tract starting from the salivary glands. But that’s not really where digestion starts. The process of digestion actually starts in your brain! Specifically – that process has a fancy name – it’s called The Cephalic Phase […]

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