Carrie Dennett is a Seattle-based registered dietitian nutritionist and Seattle Times nutrition columnist. She offers a range of nutrition-related services. No matter what your food and weight history or where your imbalance lies, I can help you restore or discover a healthy, vibrant, peaceful relationship with food and guide you to find your best ways to nourish yourself.
Last week I traveled to Florida, which was fabulous because I’m a bit sick of snow, but the real reason I was there was for the liquid sunshine, if you will. I spent an amazing few days with the Florida Department of Citrus and a great group of dietitians from around the country, literally learning […]
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To wrap up this series on mindfulness and mindful eating (which grew from four posts to five, because I realized I had a lot to say), I’ll take a stab at answering some common questions I get about mindful eating.
In my second post in this five-part series, I talked about the benefits of mindfulness, and how mindfulness meditation is the most important practice to help you build your “mindfulness muscle.” Mindfulness meditation is at its heart a form of attention training. With regular practice, meditation makes it easier to return your attention where you want it to be.
In my first post in this series on mindfulness and mindful eating, I talked about the benefits of mindful eating. In this post, I get into some mindful eating tips and strategies you can try immediately.