Navigation Links
Ditch the Diet, Take the 2014 Mindful Eating Pledge
Date:12/31/2013

Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 31, 2013

For the millions of Americans who are thinking about starting a diet on January 1st, Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of EatQ, is extending an invitation to try something new this year, the Mindful Eating Pledge. This pledge outlines five behavioral changes geared to shift people out of the holiday eating mode and help them enter the new year on a healthier foot.

Put simply, mindful eating is about consuming food with more awareness. Eating mindfully prevents "autopilot eating" such as mindlessly popping food into your mouth while watching T.V., eating at mealtimes whether you are hungry or not and consuming comfort foods to ease stress. Studies show that making these small behavioral changes can have a significant impact on improving one's health and weight.

What is in the Mindful Eating Pledge? Just agree to do the following:

  •     Eat Mindfully—be more aware of each bite.
  •     Pace Not Race—eat slowly and with intention.
  •     When I Eat, Just Eat—eat without distraction.
  •     Calm Without Calories—find true comfort and soothing without food.
  •     Eat less, Nourish More—eat foods that nurture my body.

The Mindful Eating pledge is good news for people who struggle to maintain their New Year's Resolutions. "Outcome goals" (lose five pounds) often lead to frustration and are quickly abandoned. It’s difficult to wait for a long term payoff with no guarantees. A "process goal" (eat without distraction) is something you can take charge of now. It has immediate benefits such as enjoying food more, preventing overeating and feeling overly full.

Changing your eating habits is not easy. However, doing it with intention and a smart strategy can make it simpler and within reach. Put away the fad diet books and obsessive calorie counting. Sign up to take the Pledge and get free Mindful Eating Tools sent by email throughout the year. http://eatq.com/mindful-eating-pledge/. Download the pledge. Hang it up on the refrigerator. Pass it on.

Learn More About This Approach: in Dr. Albers new book, EatQ: Unlock the Weight Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Albers is a psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic and author of the new book, EatQ (HaperOne, 2013), Eating Mindfully, and 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food. Dr. Albers is frequently quoted in Shape, Fitness, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal etc. and she has been a guest on the Dr. Oz show.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mindfuleating/pledge/prweb11454788.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Guidelines say diet, exercise, weight control improve odds after cancer diagnosis
2. Diet, Weight Loss Ease Menopause Symptoms: Study
3. Working moms spend less time daily on kids diet, exercise, study finds
4. Diet, parental behavior, and preschool can boost childrens IQ
5. Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
6. Americans Experience “Control Gap” Regarding Their Weight, Diet, Activity Level; Rate Their Overall Diet a “B-Minus”
7. Program Yourself Thin Diet, Awarded As Best Weight Loss Plan of 2013 by Daily Gossip Magazine
8. Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Plans Offers New Diet Plans Based on Principles of the Okinawa Diet, Considered the Healthiest on the Planet
9. Scambook Advises On the Green Coffee Diet, As Seen On Doctor Oz.
10. Diet Doc Weight Loss Plans Announces Inclusion of Mediterranean Diet, Now Found to Reduce the Risk of Memory & Cognitive Problems
11. Diet Doc Hormone Diets & Weight Loss Plans Reveal Healthy Weight Loss Treatments, Newly Enhanced by a Low Fat Diet, That Help Patients Reach Their Ideal Body Weight
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. ... 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million dollars of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Finally, a bruise cream that really ... cream can be incorporated into the post-surgical treatment plans of a variety of other ... dermaka cream is very effective for bruising and causes a rapid resolution of bruising ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Seema Daulat, a native Texan and University ... Lamar location as of July 13, 2016. , Dr. Daulat earned her Doctorate of ... she regularly volunteered at the Agape Clinic serving Dallas’ underprivileged community. , Following medical ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... SyncDog, Inc. , the leading ... is featured in the current issue of Silicon Review magazine. Silicon ... technology solutions and features them in their magazine. The magazine allows top-level executives ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... The U.S. Supreme Court decision on immigration has significant ... The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) . “President Obama’s executive actions on immigration would ... who worked in this country illegally, even though the newly - issued green cards ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in ... durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has ... is led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel ... investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization ... release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... faced the many challenges of the current process. Many of ... option because of the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs ... would have to offer it at such a high cost ... to afford it. Dr. Parsa Zadeh , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing ... With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ... for sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT ... PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: