Principles, definition, benefits, and more

Intuitive eating is an eating method that encourages a healthy relationship with food. It promotes body positivity and focuses on recognizing and honoring hunger.

Dietitians Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch coined the term “intuitive eating” in their 1995 book, Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Diet Approach.

However, they were not the first people to teach the principles of this eating method.

In 1973, Thelma Wayler founded Green Mountain, a non-diet community emphasizing sustainable habits for long-term health. Several years later, Susie Orbach published Fat is a Feminist Issue, which outlines how to end dieting and food anxieties. Poet

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