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Original content from the Cultivate Joy Nutrition Blog. Nutrition-related articles and recipes written from a Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating…
The "Respect Your Fullness" principle of Intuitive Eating encourages tuning into your body's internal cues to determine when you are no longer hungry. To recognize when you are comfortably full, and honoring that. Feeling comfortably full means that eating more food would cause uncomfortable fullness.
Giving yourself full permission to consume these foods - without judgement - will be a big step towards becoming an Intuitive Eater. By creating peace with food, you're supporting your emotional and physical well-being by ditching the restrictive, diet-y thoughts, consuming a wider variety of foods and actually tasting them, and tuning into how different combinations of foods make you feel.
Diets Don't work. Dieting doesn't work. This article discusses why diets don't work and encourages you to stop weighing yourself to measure progress. Instead focus on health-promoting behaviors.
Strategies for receiving different forms of support during your Intuitive Eating journey. The bottom line is that it can be incredibly empowering to determine what your needs are on this Intuitive Eating journey, establish your boundaries, and seek the type of support that feels right to you. You are not alone.
Dieting can contribute to emotional, mental, and physical harm - some of which includes an increased risk of worsened cardiovascular health through yo-yo dieting/weight cycling - no matter the size of the body, and an enhanced risk of developing an eating disorder. "Reject the Diet Mentality." Given that we are surrounded by diet culture, rejecting the diet mentality can feel hard. It's so insidious! So today I'm sharing three tips to support you as you work to reject the diet mentality.