Episode 134: I’m Afraid I Won’t Stop Eating if I Stop Dieting

food habituation

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Bridget and Dana address the incredibly common fear around letting go of dieting and food rules. You might think that if you’re allowed to eat anything and everything that you want, you’ll never stop eating. But there’s a research-backed phenomenon that all but ensures that if you’re practicing the 10 principles of intuitive eating in earnest, you will not, in fact, want pizza and cookies every, single day. You might even get sick of them and crave vegetables in the very near future. 

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On the Pod, We Discuss:

  • Food habituation: what it means and how it functions
  • How dieting works against food habituation
  • Why food habituation is part of a larger intuitive eating framework

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