There are numerous benefits to mindful eating including better digestion and nutrient absorption. Slowing down during meals and really focusing on 'how and why' you’re eating reduces overeating and binge eating, helps manage weight, cope with chronic eating problems and reduces anxiety about food and body image. Trust me when I say it’s worth making the effort to learn, practice and embrace it.
A healthy diet gives your body the nutrients it needs to perform, maintain function, and fight disease.
When you have a healthy relationship with food, it is a balance of moderation and variation, not deprivation. It's about getting in touch with your body and hunger signals in order to feed your appetite not your emotions.
What's going in your pie hole? Are you enjoying the flavors or just the chemicals created to make your taste buds pop? Let's get acquainted with your buds!
Be patient, have a sense of humor and start swapping out CRAP for whole foods. It will only get easier as you go. Just embrace that it's not a race and more about keeping a healthy pace.