There are certain foods that we love because they taste great, but they have little or no nutritional value. I call them “joy” foods.
If you want to eat them, you should. In moderation.
Yes, you heard that right.
I am a proponent of not having any foods that are off-limits.
No forbidden foods, except for medical reasons, or ethical ones like being vegetarian or vegan.
This scares some people. They think food has power over them. They think they can’t control themselves when they’re in the presence of foods they love.
One of the most difficult issues some of my clients face, especially those who have been dieting for years, is allowing themselves to eat whatever foods their bodies desire when they are physically hungry. I hear things like:
Here’s the thing. The only way to have control and feel at ease around any food is to allow yourself to eat them. It’s HOW you eat them that’s important.
Are you missing the joy of the joy foods?
Listen below to learn how to really enjoy joy foods, and how you can eat them without overeating them.
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I'm passionate about helping foodies learn how to drop their excess for good without dieting. I help you discover what is really causing your weight problem (it isn't that you love food!), fix it at the source, and teach you how to enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat. I'd love to teach my method to you! I’m also a gourmet cook and baker who struggled with my weight for 40 years before discovering the secret of how to stop emotional eating and overeating. I am a certified life coach, arbitrator and mediator, and I live on the coast of Maine.