Mindfulness – Tools to Assist the Registered Dietitian in Working with Clients who have Eating Disorders

Many eating disorders coexist with other mental disorders such as
depression. Studies have discovered that mindfulness can bring out
positive emotions and suppress negative emotions and stress…

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Mindfulness is defined as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness
of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment.
It also means being aware of these thoughts and feelings without
passing judgment on oneself. Its origins come from a Buddhist
meditation practice and philosophy. Mindfulness is considered an
effective practice with or without the religious context of Buddhism6.
The objective of mindfulness is to live a life that is more internally
centered, meaningful, and with deeper inner peace by using its
practices.

Continue reading Beverly Price’s article here, as written for Academy of Nutrition, Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders subgroup (DEED).

Author: beverlyspricerd

Beverly Price is a certified eating disorder registered dietitian, iaedp supervisor, C-IAYT Yoga therapist. She is an inspiring author and international presenter. Beverly is recognized for bringing Yoga therapy to the eating disorder treatment community.

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