Browsing: Intuitive Eating

Isn’t it interesting how obesity is becoming the major health epidemic in the country, with predictions of 73% of the country being classified as overweight or obese by 2030 (which of course, isn’t a great thing, because it will increase the % of health-related diseases.) Yet, the allure of weight loss in a diet, with a lack of education, is all too common and prevalent – with most reporting a backlash and re-gain (most times, even more, weight), that previously. Why? Because it is hard to out-do biology. I am definitely aware not every who changes their way of eating,…

When I was 15, and 10kg lighter than I am now, I made the worst decision of my life – to go on a ‘diet.’ I was extremely unhappy with my body and became fixated on it and food and how food was in ‘control,’ of what it did to my body shape. Why I thought like this I don’t know, my brain was clearly not completely developed yet, and it’s survival instincts were on high alert. When you’re a teenager, I wouldn’t say you’re completely ‘rational,’ of what is right and wrong – and this choice to try and rid…