All About Intuitive Eating (and Training!) [Ep. 39]
When you "eat healthy", do you simply follow a checklist of rules and strategies and hope for the best? Hopefully not! If being healthy is something that you want to be a lifestyle and last forever, then you need to become more intuitive.
Intuitive Eating (and Training) means beginning with a set of healthy guidelines, but then using your own wisdom and discernment to ultimately guide your food and exercise choices.
When you eat and train, ask yourself these questions:
Don’t just blindly follow rules, but begin to own your journey, feel it in a deeper way, look for insights and clues, and start to make choices that are wise and mature.
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A Better Way to Portion Control: Never Count Again! [Ep. 36]
When it comes to nutrition problems, most people confess that they probably eat too much. They'll admit that if they could just get their portions under control and stop overeating, then they'll experience the results that they're looking for.
The most common and obvious methods of controlling portion sizes are:
But each of these methods are tedious and life-draining, plus they perpetuate the diet-mentality. There's a much better way to manage the amount of food that you eat that doesn't involve any counting at all.
On this episode we're going to talk about strategies that help you stay in control of the quantity of food that you're eating without overlooking the quality of the food you're eating. Best of all, it's easy and non-obsessive!
We also chat about two items on a nutrition label that are important to look for. And how to control the amount of splurge foods that you eat without having to worry about the calories.
Megan P. Dahlman, CSCS, PN1
I'm a trainer, a nutrition coach, and a Christian mom. And I'm changing the conversation about fitness & nutrition!