Should You Stop Eating Gluten?

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Whether I am seeing a client who is interested in intuitive living, or a client looking to manage health concerns through diet and lifestyle changes, the subject of gluten always seems to come up.  Almost everyone’s heard about going gluten-free, and many are wondering if it’s something they should do, or if it’s just another … Read more…

Making Peace with Food

For those who are new to intuitive eating, the idea of “making peace” with food might seem a bit confusing.  What does it mean and how do you get there?  While everyone’s journey is unique, there are some common elements.  Let’s use the example of ice cream, a food that many people feel conflicted about. … Read more…

The Perfect Diet

In my journey to find the optimal diet, not for weight loss, but for health, I’ve tried a wide variety of diets, from vegan to paleo.  Over time, through trial and error, as well as careful observation, I’ve found the optimal diet for me.  However, I don’t recommend it to my clients.  Why?  Because I … Read more…

What is Intuitive Eating?

Whenever I mention intuitive eating to someone new to the idea, their response is almost always the same.  They tell me, “If I listened to my intuition all the time I’d be eating [favorite junk food] until I was [sick/fat/dead].”  My answer, too, is almost always the same: “That’s not your intuition.”  Intuitive eating is … Read more…