My appetite doesn’t need your excuses Print
Honour your body and appetite
I do not need excuses to eat food.
How many time have I heard:
“You can eat that much because you’re so tall”
( I am 6’2”)
“You can eat that much because you’re active”
(Yes, I am active)
“You can eat that much because you’re muscular”
(Yes, I am muscular)
Yes, I am all of those things, but mostly, I am just hungry.
I eat what I eat because I choose to listen to my hunger cues and
I eat the foods that I
We don’t need excuses to eat.
You don’t need to defend my appetite or vilify your own smaller appetite. Food is just food and your body knows what it needs.
I ask you to practice
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- Why your calorie counting apps and devices may be wrong
- Finding food freedom
If you are seeking support to help you feel more comfortable with your body and improve your relationship with food, Jana can help. Jana specializes in helping with weight issues, emotional eating, and recovery from a long history of dieting and weight loss attempts. Jana is a very well respected Calgary eating disorder dietitian by