In a society filled with an abundance of food options and temptations, finding the perfect balance between indulgence and restraint can be a daunting task. In this episode, we delve into the concept of eating in moderation, exploring its benefits, challenges, and strategies to help you navigate this difficult yet rewarding journey.  Let’s embark on a path of mindful eating and savoring every bite. Get ready to discover a new perspective on nourishing your body without deprivation.

“Practicing moderation is not about restriction or deprivation, it’s about finding a sustainable and enjoyable way to nourish your body while still savoring the foods that you love.” – Leslie M. Thornton

What you will learn from this episode:

01:33 – Leslie’s experience was following a very strict diet

03:21 – What it really means to practice eating in moderation and the ways to nourish your body without deprivation [first strategy]

04:39 – Second tip: portion control

05:59 – Third way : balanced meals

06:28 – Fourth recommendation: intuitive eating [plus how she needed to have a coach to support her in this journey]

07:48 – Number five: plan and prepare

09:37 – Sixth step: enjoy treats mindfully[and how it was like transitioning emotionally]

10:57 – Seventh advice: Seek support

12:13 – What you can do when you experience challenges and pain as you go through this journey

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