Our bodies send clear signals telling us when to eat and when to stop – but are we listening?
I was talking with a new client the other day and I asked her to describe her appetite. She thought for a minute, then told me, “I can’t really say that I ever get hungry.” She ate frequently throughout the day (maybe a little too frequently), and on a fairly set schedule. So she relied on the clock – not her hunger – to tell her when it was time to eat. And when I asked her how she knew when she’d had enough –that it was time to stop eating – she was completely stumped. “I don’t have a clue,” she said. “I’ve never really thought about it.” Read more »