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  • Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

    Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

A diagnosis of diabetes can feel like a death sentence.  I remember observing the faces of the participants in a diabetes education program, as the nutritionist described how to manage their blood glucose by controlling portions and by eating more nominally-processed foods and fewer sweets, sugary beverages and baked goods.

Although the participants were well aware of the need to make […]

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  • Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

    Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

When I work with clients that overeat from stress, emotion or tension, I find mindfulness-based therapy to be a powerful approach to treating problems with food, eating and body image. What is mindfulness? How does it work? (more…)

By |March, 2nd, 2014|Happiness, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems
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    Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

    Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

Training in Mindful Eating can help frequent restaurant-goers prevent weight gain, according to a recent study of 35 healthy women aged 40-59 who dined out an average of six times a week.  Although the intervention was aimed solely at weight maintenance and not weight gain, participants in the study lost an average of nearly four pounds over six weeks, […]