I get it. The thought of Intuitive Eating can be scary. Maybe you’ve already “tried it” and it hasn’t worked for you. Maybe you don’t trust that your hunger and fullness cues are enough to guide your eating because they have “failed” you in the past. Maybe you worry that you’ll eat all the foods that you’re scared of and never allow yourself to have. The road to Intuitive Eating is not an overnight change. There is no quick-fix to anything that is worthwhile and long-lasting.
As a Registered Dietitian, I can comfortably and confidently declare: YOU CAN EAT ALL FOODS. “Whaaat? What about carbs and chocolate and bacon and ice cream and bananas and Oreos?” Yes, all foods can and should fit into a healthy diet and here’s why: There are no “good” foods and “bad” foods. Gasp! I know, this goes against everything you have heard about and learned about food. The dieting/health/fitness world would like you to believe that there are in fact bad foods that y