I believe that our society promotes the dangerous notion of aesthetic-based worth.
I believe that conventional “diets” are counterproductive to achieving and maintaining healthy weight.
I believe that you can make vast improvements in your physical and mental health with nutrition.
I believe that when you start making food choices that positively affect your brain and body, junk food automatically falls by the wayside.
I believe in crowding out less ideal foods with healthier, feel-good options rather than engaging in deprivation and punishment.
I believe in bio-individuality, that each person has unique dietary and lifestyle needs.
I believe that there’s no such thing as a bad food choice, only a good opportunity to examine how different foods make you feel.
I believe that deprivation backfires every time.
I believe that fat, carbs, and protein all serve their purpose and contribute to a healthy, balanced diet.
I believe that mindful eating is the missing link in the big picture of weight management.
I believe that mindful eating increases joy and satisfaction.
I believe you can achieve healthy weight through joyful living.
I believe that it is possible to overcome a dysfunctional relationship with food.
I believe that our bodies have a wisdom that outshines (and, if honed, can outperform) any cerebral conceptualization of “healthy diet.”
I believe that we all have the ability to tune in and listen to what our bodies are telling us.
I believe that learning about the health properties of specific ingredients can offer respite from dysfunctional eating.
I believe that the “war on obesity” should focus on changing the current U.S. food system, not on fat-shaming.
I believe in celebrating healthy body shapes that differ from the Hollywood ideal.
I believe that body acceptance is a radical act of feminism.
I believe that following your bliss takes guts.
I believe that loving your guts is where it all begins.