Why (and how) mindfulness makes habit change easier
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
5h ago
Reading Time: 6 minutes Mindfulness supports habit change by helping us view "failure" non-judgmentally, with kindness and curiosity, making it easer start again. Mindfulness meditation offers a wonderful metaphor for this. The post Why (and how) mindfulness makes habit change easier appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Want to eat more mindfully? Jump in right here!
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
1M ago
Reading Time: 2 minutes January is World Mindful Eating Month. While a dedicated month is a great way to call attention to this specific type of mindfulness practice, the reality is that mindful eating has benefits 365 days a year. The post Want to eat more mindfully? Jump in right here! appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Four myths about intuitive eating
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
1M ago
Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, there are more than 150 published research studies on intuitive eating. In spite of that, there are many misconceptions and myths about intuitive eating. The post Four myths about intuitive eating appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Want to be healthier in 2023? Fire your inner drill sergeant
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
1M ago
Reading Time: 5 minutes Can self-compassion improve your health? Yes. Numerous research studies have shown that self-compassion is important for mental and emotional health and well-being. While that’s not super surprising, this may be: newer research is also finding that self-compassion is important for physical health. The post Want to be healthier in 2023? Fire your inner drill sergeant appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Food for thought: an Intuitive Eating principles primer
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
2M ago
Reading Time: 2 minutes My take on each of the 10 Intuitive Eating principles, from "ditch the diet mentality" to "honor your health with gentle nutrition." The post Food for thought: an Intuitive Eating principles primer appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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What happens when you don’t listen to your body?
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
3M ago
Reading Time: 9 minutes When you listen to your body, it's easier for you to protect your health and well being --- and keep yourself safe. Listening to (and trusting) our bodies is important all the time. I had to learn that the hard way. The post What happens when you don’t listen to your body? appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Tips for taking salads into the cool season
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
3M ago
Reading Time: 4 minutes Who says salad are just for summer? Even though the nip in the air leads us towards warm, hearty soups, stews, braises and roasts, don’t take salads off the menu. A well-composed salad that blends seasonal produce with substantial add-ins can be just as satisfying in the cooler months. The post Tips for taking salads into the cool season appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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What do ‘non-diet,’ ‘anti-diet’ and Health at Every Size® mean?
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
3M ago
Reading Time: 5 minutes Non-diet, anti-diet, Health at Every Size (HAES) — these terms are showing up more and more in books, magazines, blogs and social media. I hear a lot of questions about what these terms even mean, along with, “Everyone eats some type of diet, so how can anyone be ‘anti-diet’?” The post What do ‘non-diet,’ ‘anti-diet’ and Health at Every Size® mean? appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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Meeting resistance with compassion as a path to growth
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
3M ago
Reading Time: 4 minutes When you face resistance, whether physical or mental, meeting that resistance with compassion can help you overcome limitations (real or perceived) in favor of growth and improvement The post Meeting resistance with compassion as a path to growth appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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What is “allostatic load”? Why it’s worse than chronic stress
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by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
4M ago
Reading Time: 5 minutes Stress isn't always a bad thing, but when you are struggling with chronic stress, especially if it creates allostatic load, that's bad news for your physical and mental health. The post What is “allostatic load”? Why it’s worse than chronic stress appeared first on Nutrition By Carrie ..read more
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