Tag: Mindfulness + Intuitive Eating

Replace diet discussions with focus on mindful eating

write about intuitive eating

We came across this topic some time back and thought it would be good inspiration for a NutriScape.NET article written from the dietitian’s point of view. Here are some quick snippets you can follow.


Endocrine Today | In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, FAADE, talks with Michelle May, MD, and Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE, about mindful eating for diabetes self-management. Balanced eating and consistent intake of carbohydrates is a challenging message to communicate to clients during a brief office visit. Even with time, a complete diet overhaul just does not work. Shifting the conversation away

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That Little Pause May Be Telling You Something 

Mindfulness practice, which is the little pause to consider a variety of different views and opinions, can help you acknowledge all humans are in a state of conflict or ambivalence. This conflict is how to balance knowledge with compassion.  Knowledge without compassion can make you a know-it-all and compassion without knowledge can allow others to […]

Source: That Little Pause May Be Telling You Something | Megrette.com



Letting Your Feelings Guide You

Creating a practice requires you to return, over and over again to the present moment. Unfortunately, many people are highly skilled at being self-critical.  They don’t want to return to the thing that is hard, or that they feel inadequate at. This internal judgment and dread can be so habitual a person is almost deaf to the snarky, biting comments swirling around in their mind. The following activity can guide you in creating a practice that meets your needs.

Source: Letting Your Feelings Guide You | Megrette.com





Smaller Plates Matter!

….overall, smaller plates can help reduce consumption under specific conditions. The researchers collated 56 previous research studies examining the effect of smaller plates on consumption. The various studies examined whether smaller plates reduce consumption for a wide variety of conditions: food type, plate-type, portion-size and setting.

After combining all the studies, researchers showed that halving the plate size led to a 30 per cent reduction in amount of food consumed on average. In the case of plates, reducing the diameter by 30 per cent halves the area of the plate and reduces consumption by 30 per cent.

Read more at SlimbyDesign.com






How to Avoid a Life of Misery


This could be an excellent inspiration for coping with the diagnosis of diabetes.

Without getting into the details, the core idea of Stoicism is to be aware of what you can and can’t control. Once you have that awareness, you can avoid misery by changing what you can control and letting go of what you can’t.
It’s an incredibly simple and powerful concept, and that’s why it’s often referred to as the most practical of the ancient and modern philosophies.

Is it really that easy?

Source: How to Avoid a Life of Misery – Personal Growth – Medium