“Laura is the clear voice of reason in the world of nutrition and health, as she cuts through a lot of the confusion with hard facts and relatable, funny context.”Poorna Bell, Journalist for the Guardian, Red, The Pool and former Executive Editor of HuffpostUK
“Just Eat It is a rallying cry against diet culture and a real game-changer in helping people learn to love food – and themselves – again.”Amy Abrahams, Journalist for Stylist, Sunday Times Style, Glamour
“Laura is a passionate and intelligent voice of new thinking, a fire starter of the revolution in how we think about food, eating and our bodies.”Brigid Moss, Contributing Editor, Red
“Laura is one of the most important voices in food today. She has a rare combination of impeccable academic credentials, clinical experience and a nose for the profound social justice issues at the heart of nutrition science.”Anthony Warner - The Angry Chef
Just Eat It isn’t just a book. It’s part of a movement to give women power and control over our bodies. To free us from restrictive dieting, disordered eating and punishing exercise. To reject the guilt and anxiety associated with eating and, ultimately, to help us feel good about ourselves.
This anti-diet guide from registered nutritionist Laura Thomas PhD can help you sort out your attitude to food and ditch punishing exercise routines. As a qualified practitioner of Intuitive Eating – a method that helps followers tune in to innate hunger and fullness cues – Thomas gives you the freedom to enjoy food on your own terms.
There are no rules: only simple, practical tools and exercises including mindfulness techniques to help you recognise physiological and emotional hunger, sample conversations with friends and colleagues, and magazine and blog critiques that call out diet culture.
So, have you ever been on a diet? Spent time worrying that you looked fat when you could have been doing something useful? Compared the size of your waistline to someone else's? Felt guilt, actual guilt, about the serious crime of . . . eating a doughnut? You're not alone. Just Eat It gives you everything you need to develop a more trusting, healthy relationship with food and your body.
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Just Eat It (publishing January 2019)
The first book by Registered Nutritionist and Certified Intuitive Eating counsellor Laura Thomas, PhD, RNutr – who happens to be the Director of LCIE. In the book Laura shares many of the tools she uses in clinic to help clients ditch diets and help them get their shit together around food so they can focus on more important things.Preorder