Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution, The
What are you really hungry for? Is it food, happiness, or something else? In this unique book, mindfulness expert Lynn Rossy offers a proven-effective, whole-body approach to help you discover the real reasons why you re overeating. In Mindfulness-Based Intuitive Eating, Rossy provides an innovative and proven-effective program, Eat for Life, to help you slow down, savor each bite, and actually eat less. This unique, whole-body approach will encourage you to adopt healthy eating habits by showing you how to listen to your body s intuition, uncover the psychological cause of your overeating, and be more mindful during mealtime.If you find yourself eating without thinking, because you feel bored or sad, or simply because you ve had a hard day, indulging here and there is understandable. But emotional eating can often spiral out of control, leading to obesity, diabetes, and heart problems in the long run. The whole-body program in this book will help you learn how to listen to your body s needs, so that you can stay healthy and happy, without giving up your love for food. In fact, according to a recent study, women in the author's Eat for Life program reported higher levels of body appreciation and intuitive eating and lower levels of problematic eating behaviors than did the wait list comparison group.If you want to lose weight, feel better, and truly enjoy your food, the easy-to-use strategies in this book will show you how one mindful taste at a time
Reading this book is like talking to a wise and warmhearted friend a friend who has the knowledge and experience to help you reclaim the natural pleasure and daily satisfaction that is inherent in eating. As an added bonus, it s filled with helpful exercises and tips based on scientific studies, including the author s own research. Jan Chozen Bays, MD, author of "Mindful Eating""
Lynn Rossy, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist for the employee wellness program at the University of Missouri. She developed Eat for Life, a mindfulness-based intuitive eating program that successfully helps people overcome eating issues, improve body image, and enhance weight loss. She is on the board of directors of The Center for Mindful Eating.