Intuitive Eating is for Christians, too! However, the namesake Intuitive Eating book doesn’t pay homage to the fact that a philosophy of honoring our bodies, including their hunger signals and unique sizes and shapes, was something that God designed at the very beginning of time. While diet culture disrupted that natural, internal signaling process and … More 10 Faith-Based Principles of Intuitive Eating
I had a different post scheduled this morning. But to continue regularly scheduled content on this anything-but-regular Monday morning seemed…wrong. We’re living in a globally unprecedented moment, and it doesn’t do justice to the gravity and solemnity of the situation to carry on as usual. So I won’t, for now. Last night, my husband and … More In light of recent events…
The humidity this summer has been brutal in Chicago. July and August are always hot around here, but with extra moisture in the air, I feel like I start sweating as soon as I step outside. Along with feeling extra sticky, taking twice as many showers as usual, and cranking the air conditioning, the heat … More How to Eat Intuitively When You Don’t Feel Hungry
I was part of a discussion last week regarding sugar addiction. The question was posed about whether such a thing as sugar addiction exists, and quite a few strong opinions were shared around the room. References were made to a variety of theories, ranging from the dopamine response, modern food technology conspiracies, and even the … More Is Sugar Addicting?
Folks who know me in person know that I love candy/sweets and that I eat them regularly. I’ve always been a fan of desserts, but I haven’t always enjoyed them in a balanced way. Nowadays, I’m grateful that I have the freedom to enjoy my favorite foods without feeling guilty afterwards. The title of the … More What’s In My Candy Cabinet