Mindful Eating Review-How To Eat Healthy To Lose Weight
A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food
Mindful Eating -A Guide
Jan Chozen Bays- 4 of 5 stars
Jan Chozen Bays, MD, is a Zen master in the White Plum lineage of the late master Taizan Maezumi Roshi.She serves as a priest and teacher at the Jizo Mountain–Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, Oregon.
She is also a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation of children for abuse and neglect.
Says Dr. Bays– The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Unhealthy eating behaviors are brought about by stress, emotional needs and other factors-
Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help with food issues.
Below is a short video by Thich Nhat Hanh regarding Mindful Eating ..enjoy
Can mindful eating really make a difference?
“Mindful eating is an approach that involves bringing one’s full attention to the process of eating—to all the tastes, smells, thoughts, and feelings that arise during a meal. Whether you are overweight, suffer from an eating disorder, or just want to get more out of life, this book offers a simple tool that can make a remarkable difference.”
- Tune into your body’s own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat
- Eat less while feeling fully satisfied
- Identify your habits and patterns with food
- Develop a more compassionate attitude toward your struggles with eating
- Discover what you’re really hungry for
Mindful Eating also includes a 75-minute audio CD containing guided exercises led by the author. Paperback $18.95
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To Your good health,