Episode 040: Intuitive eating vs. Macros


Most Nutritionists, Dieticians, and Coaches hang their hat on one philosophy, and we all have to do that in order to help potential clients better understand our approach. In last last decade this idea of Mindful or Intuitive Eating has really taken hold. It tends to position itself as a stark opposition to Macros, or Calorie/numbers based approaches.

I think there is a middle ground, and I want you to better understand that. I think macros is a stepping stone to intuitive eating. Learning your body, your patterns, your caloric and macro needs so you can better adhere to an Intuitive plan that is appropriate for you. How do you learn how to effortlessly drive your car to work if you don’t first learn the basics and intricacies of the car.

Are you ready to make that transition, or do you just want to know where the best place is to start so you can eventually get there? Listen and find out.

Show Highlights:

  • What is intuitive eating?
  • Why this is not feasible for most of us as a first step to weight management, and body composition control.
  • How macros and intuitive eating can work together.
  • Where can you start?

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