How to Just Eat It: A Step-by-Step Guide to Escaping Diets and Finding Food Freedom
Free yourself from restrictive dieting, punishing exercise and food anxiety. Laura Thomas PhD shows you how to actually break the diet cycle and free yourself from restrictive dieting and punishing exercise, one step at a time.How to Just Eat It is a practical and interactive guide from Registered Nutritionist Laura Thomas PhD. This book contains more than eighty activities – from journaling to self-care techniques – to help you reframe your approach to food and eating and find an escape from diets and restriction. Beginning with simple exercises for changing your mindset, Thomas shows how to use easy everyday tools to break free from diet mentality, understand fullness cues, and nurture a neutral, judgement-free approach to food. Thanks to expert step-by-step guidance and support through the principles of Intuitive Eating as well as other therapeutic practices, the book will prepare you with a range of personalized tools and skills that give structure to a new and better relationship with food and your body.
About the Author
Laura Thomas PhD, RNutr is a Registered Nutritionist who isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. Having had her own strained and weird relationship with food, she now helps her clients build a healthy relationship with food by helping them tune into their own innate hunger and satiety cues and disconnect from diet tools like meal plans and calorie trackers using a process called intuitive eating, together with other non-diet approaches. In 2016 Laura launched Don’t Salt My Game – a podcast that calls out diet trends and myths – to tell you what you really need to know to stay on top of your game. Laura was the Nutrition Consultant for the BBC1 documentary Mind Over Marathon where she supported people suffering with mental health problems train for the 2017 London Marathon. She is an Association for Nutrition Media Nutritionist and has appeared on a BBC News Facebook Live stream. Her writing has appeared in Hip and Healthy,Huffington Post, New Scientist, and Spectator Health, and she provides comment for publications such as Men’s Health, the Guardian, and Red magazine. She is the author of Just Eat It.