What If You Ate Food You Truly Felt Like?

Not Because of What You Think or What You Have Been Told

Dieting Distracts Us from Consuming Foods We Really Need

Dieting is a common problem faced by many in our society. Dieting is a problem because it takes you away from your innate ability to trust and care for yourself.

People often start dieting because they believe there is something wrong with their body or life, and think dieting will improve it.

Dieting occurs when you restrict, control or deprive yourself of food, whether physically or mentally, with the purpose of changing your body’s shape, size or weight.

 

How does dieting distract us?

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14 Facts People Don’t Know About Nutrition

I had the pleasure of writing a guest blog post for Ideal Nutrition – ‘14 Facts People Don’t Know About Nutrition‘.

Nutrition is a science that is confusing to so many people.

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Top Non-Dieting Resources From Around The World

If you can’t get enough of the non-diet approach or are wanting to learn more from experts in the non-dieting Health At Every Size(R) community, this list of resources is for you.

Research

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Giveaway of Nutrition Books

To help celebrate the launch of my new ebook, Raising Kids Who Love Food and Their Bodies, I have teamed up with Foost to give away a copy on Instagram and on Facebook.

The lucky participants of the giveaway will also receive my children’s book, Elephant’s Dilemma of Difference and Foost’s new children’s books:

The book prize pack is valued at $72.90 (plus postage) and we are giving away 2 book packs.

You have until 11.59pm Saturday 30th September AEST (next Saturday) to enter the giveaway.

NB: The giveaway is open to Australian residents only at this time.

To increase your chance of winning, ENTER on BOTH Instagram and Facebook.

How to Win on Instagram/Facebook:
For your chance to win a pack of four books (three children’s books and one ebook for parents/carers), simply:

1. Like the photo.
2. Follow me and Foost on Instagram and Facebook.
3. Answer this question – “A food I love to eat and enjoy with my children is….”
4. Tag some friends (each tag is an entry, separate comments please).

All the best to my Delectable Dietetic tribe!! I hope the winner is you!

Natalie 🙂

NB – This article contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission for purchases made. If you purchase anything via this article, you will be supporting my mission to continue to improve relationships with food and bodies. Thank you!

Raising Kids Who Love Food and Their Bodies Ebook

  • Are you struggling with feeding your child?

  • Are you concerned that your child isn’t eating enough vegetables?

  • Do you worry about your child’s relationship with food and their body?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this e-book is for you!

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Your Relationship with the Scales Could be What is Keeping You From Food & Body Freedom

Most of my clients have body image issues, whether they come to see me about the body image issue or not.

Body image usually comes up in the work I do with clients. It is important to explore client’s relationships with their body as it flows onto their relationship with their food.

Many people think they have an eating problem when in actual fact they have a body image concern. Body image is in most cases the cause of the eating problem, often disordered eating because of the engagement with dieting.

 

Why is Weighing an Unhelpful Behaviour

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Kids Love Food and Their Bodies Challenge

Starting next week!!! Monday 11th September!  Updated 14th September, 2017.

I am offering a FREE 3-day ‘Kids Love Food and Their Bodies Challenge’ challenge to help you to improve your child’s relationship with food.

  • Are you struggling with feeding your child?
  • Are you concerned that your child isn’t eating enough vegetables?
  • Do you worry about your child’s relationship with food and their body?

Then join me for the 3-day Kids Love Food and Body 3 Day Challenge and move steps closer to helping your child eat well and love their body.

Join the challenge HERE.

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5 Skills Every Non-Dieter Should Develop

In order to care for yourself in a positive way, there is a certain level of skill that is required.

I have identified 5 skills that stand out to me as a dietitian working in the non-diet and Health At Every Size(R) approach.

 

Let’s talk about these 5 skills every person should have to manage their nutrition and health:

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The Traditional vs Non-Diet Approach: One Client Case Study Reveals All

I was asked to present a case study on how the non-diet approach can help clients at a local medical centre.

I went one step further to show the general practitioners how the traditional weight-centred paradigm and the non-diet approach have impacted the same client.

The Background

The case we discussed was of a 70-year-old lady with diabetes who was encouraged to lose weight. Continue reading

Kids Helping Out in the Kitchen Benefits Not Only Mum

These days, I am thinking more and more about age-appropriate ways I can include my boys in the daily food preparation and cooking as I am a big supporter of nurturing life skills and independence.

I’ve been thinking about this as I feel my boys are old enough now to do more things in the kitchen so they can increase their skills and knowledge in cooking and nutrition, and of course, to help me out more!

Some of the tasks that I am starting to delegate (with supervision) to my 5-year-old and my almost 3-year-old include: Continue reading