I Oppose The Diet Mentality

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    Intuitive Eating

    I recently finished a book called Intuitive Eating. The main principle of that is that you learn to listen to and trust your body and it's hunger and fullness and make your food decisions based on that. It sounds like a really basic principle, I believe it is really key to good...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2010

    It Seems A Bit Silly To Me

    I am lucky enough to find it hard to but on any weight at all. But I see people going crazy on diets and the like and I really feel sorry for them. Because the majority of people go about it all wrong. A balanced diet (including plenty of fruit and veg) and a bit of excersise...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 15, 2010


    Here's the thing.  Diet plans don't work long-term unless they teach a person how to LIVE a healthy lifestyle.  Good health requires more than eating product XYZ or going to meetings.The dangerous part is the yo-yo thing.  If you're dropping and gaining weight fast, your...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 19, 2011

    Hate It

    I feel that you should eat whatever you want to eat. But just eat it in moderation.  You dont have to starvve yourself or not eat some things. Living like that sucks. 
    nitid nitid
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Dec 15, 2010

    Dietary Options

    During a time 5 years ago I was feeling the worst ever, It scared me because I was always of dislike of doctors. All my life being lucky, I guess myself and my family never really neede them. A close friend was a Vegan vegetarian and I always admired her vitality and conviction...
    louisprofeta50 louisprofeta50
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2012

    My little sister thinks she's

    and she's not. She looks beautiful the way she is. She's 6ft and 180 pounds. She wants to get to 117 but we told her she's "TALL" and more weight on her looks good on her and she NEEDS to understand that she is TALL. She NEEDS to weigh more than smaller girls. To me she doesn't...
    pml94 pml94
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 25, 2015
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