Just Eat It
'Truly life-changing' Dolly Alderton
'The only 'diet' book worth reading this new year' Alexandra Heminsley, Grazia
Just Eat It isn’t just a book. It’s part of a movement to help us take back control over our bodies. To free us from restrictive dieting, disordered eating and punishing exercise. To reject the guilt and anxiety associated with eating and, ultimately, to help us feel good about ourselves.
This anti-diet guide from registered nutritionist Laura Thomas PhD can help you sort out your attitude to food and ditch punishing exercise routines. As a qualified practitioner of Intuitive Eating – a method that helps followers tune in to innate hunger and fullness cues – Thomas gives you the freedom to enjoy food on your own terms.
There are no rules: only simple, practical tools and exercises including mindfulness techniques to help you recognise physiological and emotional hunger, sample conversations with friends and colleagues, and magazine and blog critiques that call out diet culture.
So, have you ever been on a diet? Spent time worrying that you looked fat when you could have been doing something useful? Compared the size of your waistline to someone else's? Felt guilt, actual guilt, about the serious crime of . . . eating a doughnut? You're not alone. Just Eat It gives you everything you need to develop a more trusting, healthy relationship with food and your body.
In the media
Truly life-changing ... It’s about trusting your appetite - something that shouldn’t be radical, yet something many women (including myself) see as a hugely daunting task.
Laura is a passionate and intelligent voice of new thinking, a fire starter of the revolution in how we think about food, eating and our bodies.
Brigid Moss, Contributing Editor, Red
Laura is one of the most important voices in food today. She has a rare combination of impeccable academic credentials, clinical experience and a nose for the profound social justice issues at the heart of nutrition science.
Anthony Warner - The Angry Chef
Laura's work is game-changing. I don't know anyone else with her level of expertise who manages to educate others in such an accessible and deeply personal way. She really is blazing the trail in the new nutrition conversation.
Megan Jayne Crabbe (BodyPosiPanda) author of Body Positive Power