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Intuitive Eating 101 Fat-and-Happy TTC since Mar 2008; 1 child; Texas 13915 posts
9th Mar '12





I found this video and thought it was interesting. The link from the video led me to some interesting information that I've included below. (ETA: The video has a couple of f words, just in case that might offend someone)






http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR_Xwey2ph8



(video description: TW: light conversation on the topic disordered eating
HUNGRY VIRGINZ: Intuitive Eating 101 (subtitles here)
In this video Jessica and I move away from the hilarity of unbridled Hungry Virginity storytelling videos of the past and have an informative afternoon tea party discussing the merits of Intuitive Eating and how it might help people with disordered eating habits (or just people who want to love food more/differently) in reclaiming, celebrating, and re-negotiating their relationships with food. Yay! This video is long and I am almost unbearably dorky, but we hope you watch it and share it with people that it might help.)






What is Intuitive Eating?



from http://www.intuitiveeating.org/content/what-intuitive-eating



Intuitive eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body--where you ultimately become the expert of your own body. You learn how to distinguish between physical and emotional feelings, and gain a sense of body wisdom. It's also a process of making peace with food---so that you no longer have constant "food worry" thoughts. It's knowing that your health and your worth as a person do not change, because you ate a food that you had labeled as "bad" or "fattening

Punk Rock Princess {EBFT} 3 kids; Killeen, Texas 26911 posts
9th Mar '12

Oh I've been doing ie for a couple weeks now! I know that when my stomach growls, its time to eat and I only eat until I'm about halfway full. Within 20 minutes I feel satisfied. I've been losing weight like crazy since stopping my ssri and starting ie.

Fat-and-Happy TTC since Mar 2008; 1 child; Texas 13915 posts
9th Mar '12
Quoting Punk Rock Princess {EBFT}:" Oh I've been doing ie for a couple weeks now! I know that when my stomach growls, its time to eat and ... [snip!] ... halfway full. Within 20 minutes I feel satisfied. I've been losing weight like crazy since stopping my ssri and starting ie."


It seems very similar to HAES :)