Nutrition Unmeasured Blog

Intuitive Eating and Wellness, by Gina Forster

Making Peace With Food

Making Peace With Food

The process of making peace with food may arguably be the scariest part of intuitive eating, even scarier than the process of letting go of dieting all together. Fear of making peace is normal, and expected.   You may have a lot of voices in your head telling you this...

Should I Wait 15 Minutes to Feel Full?

Should I Wait 15 Minutes to Feel Full?

Back when I was a DIETitian, and put people on diets, I liked to suggest slowing down when eating, and making sure you wait 15 or so minutes to see if your fullness sets in.  Back then this advise was really given with the wrong intentions (you can probably deduce...

Am I Thirsty, or Hungry?

Am I Thirsty, or Hungry?

Years ago when, I first became a dietitian, I often told people, "When you think you are hungry, it may actually be thirst, so see if a drink of water helps first".  That was a perfect example of my biased and diet-focused education hard at work.  This advice is...

Flourless Chocolate Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Muffins

It's not like we don't eat flour, we do! I just really love these muffins, and so do my kids (bonus!)  I love a simple recipe that the whole family can enjoy. These would be great to bring to a gathering where someone has Celiac Disease, because they are gluten free,...

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

I always tell parents and caregivers to try exposing their kids to as many flavors, textures, and smells as possible. I sometimes feel I have fallen short on my own guidance, as I haven't done a great job exposing my kids to different cuisines from various cultures. ...