Mindful Eating 101: A Guide to Healthy Eating in College and Beyond / Edition 1

Mindful Eating 101: A Guide to Healthy Eating in College and Beyond / Edition 1

by Susan Albers, Psy.D., Albers Albers, Psy D. Albers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415950937

ISBN-13: 9780415950930

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this book, Dr. Susan Albers, brings her unique approach to college students, their parents, and college staff.

Using the principles of mindfulness, Dr. Albers presents a guide to healthy eating and self acceptance that will help readers navigate the weight obsessed, diet crazed, high pressured, fast food saturated college environment, establishing patterns of

Overview

In this book, Dr. Susan Albers, brings her unique approach to college students, their parents, and college staff.

Using the principles of mindfulness, Dr. Albers presents a guide to healthy eating and self acceptance that will help readers navigate the weight obsessed, diet crazed, high pressured, fast food saturated college environment, establishing patterns of eating that will form the groundwork for a healthier life well beyond college.

More than a new diet book or collection of superficial self-affirmations, this book gets at issues such as the importance of making informed choices and the value of self acceptance and good health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950930
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,058,233
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. The Mindful Eating Syllabus. Acknowledgments. Introduction: The Food Fight. Part I: Mindless Eating in College. Sex, Drugs and Rocky Road Ice Cream: Awareness and Mindful Eating. Mindful Eating vs. Mindless Eating. College Equals Mindless Eating? The Urban Legend of the Freshman Fifteen: Fact or Fiction? Your "Relationship" with Mindless Eating. The Body Image Blues. Supersizing: Sizing Up Your Self Esteem. Swallowing Feelings: Food and Emotion. Part II: Mindful Eating. Using the F-Word (Fat): Twelve "Body Language" Statements that Encourage Mindless Eating and Fear of Fat. Mindful Eating: Fifteen Ways to Eat More Mindfully in Dorms and Cafeterias. Appendix A: When it's More than Just Mindless Eating. Appendix B: Eating Mindfully at Work. Ten Ways for Campuses to Be More Mindful. Appendix C: eating Mindfully Resources: Web Links, Referral Sources, Books, Paper, Topics. References. About the Author.

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