Module 12

Monthly Q&A #40, September 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 6: Christy’s thoughts on the idea of “emotional overeating” vs. emotional eating, with reference to:

    • Isabel Foxen Duke on Food Psych® episodes #36, #74, #118

  • Module 10: How to ask your child’s teacher to stop food policing packed lunches, with reference to:

  • Module 6: Whether it’s necessary to be concerned about sodium in frozen dinners or take-out, with reference to:

    • This study showing that lower sodium intake is associated with higher blood pressure and heart disease risk (CW: Nutritional minutiae)

  • Module 9: How to eat intuitively when you have sensory integration issues.

  • Module 2: How to shift into intuitive eating instead of it turning into binge eating, with reference to:

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #37, June 2019

Topics Discussed:

Monthly Q&A #35, April 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 3: How to talk to a friend who’s had gastric bypass and is now bingeing

  • Module 4: How to stop trying to “covertly” diet

  • Module 1: How to overcome orthorexic fears about sugar and soy, with reference to:

    • Research on soy and breast cancer incidence and recurrence (CW: nutritional minutiae)

    • Research showing the health benefits of intuitive eating (CW: nutritional minutiae and fatphobic language in some studies)

  • Module 1: Does food play a role in acne control? 

  • Module 4: What if you prefer the taste of artificial sweeteners?

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #28, September 2018

Topics Discussed:

  • The link, if any, between diabetes and carb consumption

  • How to navigate intuitive eating when you have legit reasons for avoiding certain foods

  • Whether to fully let go of goals in terms of fitness and eating while doing IE

  • How to stop feeling so defensive about your weight/size

  • How to deal with not having clear hunger signals

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!” 

Monthly Q&A #25, June 2018

Topics Discussed:

  • How to give up guilt when legalizing foods 

  • How to deal with changes in appetite from mental-health conditions

  • How to distinguish between punishing movement for body change and joyful movement

  • How to cope when a family member’s eating disorders are endangering their kids

  • My advice in a past Q&A to “avoid mirrors” 

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!” 

Monthly Q&A #24, May 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to set goals for this course

  • How to deal with a family member’s “successful” dieting

  • How to handle an extended honeymoon phase

  • How to stop judging yourself for how often you get hungry

  • How to deal with thoughts that try to talk you out of eating what you want

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #23, April 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to deal with the fear of being judged for your size at work
  • How to make sense of Oprah’s connection to Weight Watchers 
  • How to start having compassion instead of anger for people who trigger you
  • Whether to try a meal plan to deal with lack of structure
  • How to handle skepticism about intuitive eating
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #21, February 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to help kids in your life navigate diet culture
  • Whether liposuction and other cosmetic procedures are compatible with intuitive eating
  • How to deal with acid reflux in an intuitive way
  • How to prepare more of your food when you hate cooking, and the role of frozen and prepared meals
  • Turning to food for comfort when feeling overwhelmed and bored 
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!