Dietitians ask the public to seriously question who they are getting their dietary advice from this January, to avoid potentially dangerous diets that have medical implications and may lead to disordered eating.
Intuitive Eating is a powerful framework incorporating psychology, mindfulness and nutrition counselling to support you to feel empowered in your food choices, at peace with your body and ditch dieting - for good.
Tempting though the endless range of ‘quick-fix’ and ‘miracle’ options may be, the promises they make for rapid weight loss for minimum effort are often unrealistic and unsustainable. Most fad diets are associated with some degree of nutritional or health risk.
Popular diets come and go, however the themes and basic ideas they suggest seem to remain. Some experts suggest it’s time to ditch the diet and find ways to rebuild a healthy relationship with food (and our bodies) and learn to eat in a conscious, intuitive and mindful way.
The idea behind detoxing is that from time to time we need to clear the “toxic waste” from our body in order to stay healthy. This Fact Sheet will explore the myths around detox diets and explain the benefits of a balanced diet.