Category: Intuitive Eating

Eating Disorders in South Korea

Flowers in the Field Eating disorders are not exclusive to Western cultures and various global and local aspects are increasing their prevalence in South Korea. Eating disorders are mistakenly perceived as the consequences of Western ideals related to beauty and appearance. This leads to beliefs that eating disorders are only experienced in Westernized cultures. In reality, emphasis on the [...]
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Being Here, Now in the Present Moment & Recovering from an Eating Disorder

Woman using yoga therapy Kristen Neff is an important name in the world of psychology. Neff works as an author and associate professor in the Educational Psychology department at the University of Texas in Austin and created the Self-Compassion Scales (SCS), a 26-item assessment that measures the construct of self-compassion. Neff recently discussed the importance of being in the [...]
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Is Grazing Detrimental in Resolving Overeating Issues?

Woman struggling with grazing Despite our culture’s tendency to pose eating disorders as restrictive disorders only experienced by those in thin bodies, the truth is they involve a diverse array of eating behaviors and are experienced by individuals in all bodies. Disorders such as Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder are not restrictive disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and [...]
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10 Tips for Practicing Intuitive Eating

Black woman in Eating Disorder Treatment Specifically for Women and bringing honesty in eating disorder recovery Intuitive Eating is a self-care eating framework, which integrates instinct, emotion, and rational thought. It was created by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, in 1995 and is currently on its fourth iteration. [1] The Intuitive Eating framework is often used in recovery from disordered eating, as it is an approach that was developed [...]
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Applying Intuitive Eating During the Holiday Season

Woman in snow considering Intuitive Eating For the many individuals who are in recovery from an eating disorder, the holiday season can be challenging in multiple ways, including family gatherings, parties, and food. Food seems to often be the focal point of the holidays, and for someone who is recuperating from abnormal eating behaviors, the overload of food can be overwhelming. [...]
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College and Promoting Intuitive Eating in Eating Disorder Recovery

College girl intuitive eating Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Eating disorders are often the anti-thesis to what is needed for thriving in life, and many eating disorder behaviors are contrary to what is normal and natural to thrive, physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and psychologically. One of the [...]
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Learning Intuitive Eating Principles as a Family

Family sitting together for a family photo Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope In the hustle and bustle of high demand schedules, many families often have little time for family meals or sitting down to eat in general. Food is often consumed on the go, between school and practice, in the car, at sport [...]
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