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The Benefits of Intuitive Eating | Care2 Healthy Living

The Benefits of Intuitive Eating | Care2 Healthy Living

I had a conversation with my mother yesterday about Tuesday’s Dr. Oz. The show suggested healthy options that could satisfy our cravings for less healthy comfort foods…including frozen bananas as a substitute for ice cream . Don’t get me wrong, I love bananas, but they certainly would not curb my ice cream cravings! These suggestions might be helpful for people with food allergies, diabetes, or other health issues, as well as those trying to lose weight. However, for reasonably healthy people, I feel the better option is to indulge in your favorite comfort foods, but only on occasion. There is nothing wrong with eating a bowl of ice cream, as long as you see it as a treat and not an everyday food. Occasionally indulging prevents us from feeling deprived. In turn, we are more likely to stick with a healthy diet. What is more, when we eat a diet of nutritious, whole foods, o...

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