Today I’d like to offer you a definition of “normal eating” from the dietician, Ellen Satter. As you read it, think about how it compares to your “normal” way of eating. “Normal eating is going to the table hungry and eating until you are satisfied. It is being able to choose food you like and eat … Continue reading What is “Normal” Eating?
The bottom line is that your healthy weight is the weight you are when you are living well and taking good care of yourself.
Since the reality is that we do, as a culture, tend to judge people who live in larger bodies, and justify it by saying it’s about health, today, I want to tell you why I’m calling BS on that.
Going on a diet is like going to war against the food industry, your biology, and your psychology. And your connection to your body’s internal capacity to regulate hunger and enjoy eating can be a casualty of the war.
For my first few official posts, I'll be sharing some pieces I wrote for the Albany Times Union where I have been blogging for the past year. This first one is about what I call The Shame Diet.
Here's my obligatory intro post!