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

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

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: 618,130
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.66(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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Denise Lamothe

"Dr. Albers has done a brilliant job targeting both obvious and subtle issues specific to college life and outlining ways to recognize, prepare for, and overcome mindless overeating pitfalls. This vitally important work should be required reading for every student stepping onto a college campus!"
Psy.D., HHD, author of The Taming of the Chew: A Holistic Guide to Stopping Compulsive Eating

Beth Shaw

"An insightful guide to a very sensitive issue. Dr. Albers does a wonderful job of guiding college students to a healthier life style and positive self esteem. I wish this book had been available when I was a college student."
founder and president of YogaFit Inc.

Jessica Weiner

"Susan Albers’s incredibly thoughtful book reminds us that self-care and self-love are necessary tools in our everyday lives. She guides us gently to a place of greater understanding and ignites in readers a sense of true empowerment."
author of Do I Look Fat in This? and A Very Hungry Girl

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

"Mindful Eating 101 is the perfect resource for the incredibly difficult obstacle of learning to trust ourselves when it comes to a relationship with our bodies and food. I hope that this book becomes MANDATORY reading for anyone entering into that phase of their life."
star of The Sopranos, author of Wise Girl: What I've Learned About Life, Love, and Loss

Kathleen Burns Kingsbury

"Written in an accessible and practical manner, readers learn life lessons about their relationship with food, their bodies, and their spirit that will last long after their final semester ends. Mindful Eating 101 should be required reading for students of all ages!"
LMHC, co-author, Weight Wisdom: Affirmations to Free You from Food and Body Concerns


"Let Mindful Eating 101 allow you the freedom to enjoy one of the most incredible times of your life without the confusion and frustration that mindless eating can bring!"
supermodel, television host, best-selling author, lecturer, and plus-size clothing designer

Marcia Herrin

I find the chapter titles appealing and would suspect they would be of interest to college students. There is a place for this book in its field of study. The author ... seems to know the college scene. (Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., MPH, RD, LD, author of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders)

Meg Lyons

"Mindful Eating 101 is an accessible guide to lifetime eating that speaks to our generation as it approaches eating holistically-through the mind and soul. This is not just another self-help book; it’s a work that truly wants to better women’s approaches to eating in college and forevermore."
Colgate University senior

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