Introduction (00:00 – 11:22)
Emily is nearing the end of her pregnancy journey! She’s prepping for the birth by taking care of herself with some natural remedies:
Janet also shared a recipe for a hot chocolate she likes to make for breakfast, for a take-along lunch, or just for a treat. It is dark and rich and spicy, high in healthy fats, and keeps you satiated for a long time. Here’s a list of the ingredients she uses to make it a comforting treat:
First Segment: Trending Topics
Topic (11:22 – 26:54): Intuitive Eating
Despite being one of life’s great pleasures, there’s a lot of guilt tied to the act of eating. It shouldn’t be this way, and intuitive eating might be here to help! “Intuitive eating” is a trend all about following what your body is saying you need, and learning how it reacts after you eat something. It’s about honoring your body’s needs, and it’s a good practice for those who might think their relationship with food needs work. Janet and Emily talk about the positive aspects of intuitive eating, where the guidelines might need some work, and how one can use it to get out of unhealthy dieting and craving cycles!
Link to article: http://rachelmmolenda.com/intuitive-eating-beginners/
Second Segment: Audience Questions
Question (28:00 – 37:12): “I have become obsessed with clean eating, and it’s gotten to the point where I am considering the source of everything. Is this a healthy way to eat? It feels like the fun has gone out of my meals!”
It’s possible that self-styled “clean eating” is driving people to disorders and unhealthy relationship with food. Janet and Emily break down why striving for perfection is unrealistic, and why you have to give yourself some grace when it comes to what you eat. To make “clean” diets work, you need to have a positive, healthy attitude!
How someone understands ‘clean eating’ can be different from another person, and there’s no real firm definition. Before undertaking your definition of clean eating, focus on three ideas to help re-establish a healthy relationship with your food:
Recipe (37:13 – 39:48): Lemon Walnut Bread
A breakfast bread with enough protein, fat and fibre to keep you satisfied all morning long. Or, enjoy it with soup and salad for lunch, or as a satisfying snack…yummy!
2 loaves of 16 slices each