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CommEd: The Path to Self-Care: An Introduction to Intuitive Eating

Dec 1, 2023 - Dec 1, 2024
5 credits

$150 Enroll

Full course description

Course Details

This course is designed to be conducted in an asynchronous format. This means that you have the flexibility to engage with the course materials and complete assignments at your own pace and according to your own schedule. There are no specific live sessions or real-time interactions required.

Course includes ten (10) 30-minute pre-recorded lecture modules, each covering one of the Intuitive Eating Principles and additional Relevant Information.

Course materials will be available until December 1, 2024.


Course Modules

Module 1: What is Intuitive Eating? Principle 1: Reject the Diet Mentality

Module 2: Hunger Cues and Interoception, Principle 2: Honor Your Hunger

Module 3: Unconditional Permission to Eat, Principle 3: Make Peace with Food

Module 4: Evaluating and Reframing Food Rules, Principle 4: Challenge the Food Police

Module 5: You're Allowed to Enjoy Food, Principle 5: Discover the Satisfaction Factor

Module 6: Fullness Cues and Interoception, Principle 6: Feel Your Fullness

Module 7: The Emotional Component, Principle 7: Cope with Your Emotions with Kindness

Module 8: Body Image and Body Diversity, Principle 8: Respect Your Body

Module 9: Physical Activity, Principle 9: Movement–Feel the Difference

Module 10: Applying Nutrition Science, Principle 10: Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition


About the Course

Intuitive Eating is a holistic approach to nourishing your body, fostering a positive relationship with food, and promoting overall well-being. In this course, "The Path to Self-Care: An Introduction to Intuitive Eating" you will delve into the principles and practices of Intuitive Eating, uncovering its benefits, addressing misconceptions, and learning how to harness its transformative potential for your own health and happiness.

By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to embark on your personal Intuitive Eating journey, using it as a powerful tool for self-care. Whether you are seeking to improve your relationship with food, develop a healthier body image, or simply lead a more balanced and joyful life, this course equips you with the tools and understanding you need to succeed.

Join us on this empowering journey towards self-care through Intuitive Eating and take the first step towards a healthier, happier, and more harmonious life.


Suggested Textbook

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition: Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, Elyse Resch, MS, RDN: 9781250255198: Amazon.com: Books


Course Learning Objectives & Goals

  1. Understanding Intuitive Eating: We'll begin by exploring what Intuitive Eating truly is, dispelling common misconceptions that surround it, and highlighting its essence as a sustainable and nourishing approach to food.

  2. Pros and Cons of Intuitive Eating: You'll examine the advantages and potential challenges of adopting Intuitive Eating as your chosen approach to nutrition and self-care.

  3. Scientific Research on Intuitive Eating: Delve into the scientific research that supports the positive impact of Intuitive Eating on human health. Learn how this practice can contribute to your overall well-being and help you break free from diet culture.

  4. The Ten Intuitive Eating Principles: Discover the core principles that guide Intuitive Eating, providing you with a structured framework for developing a healthier relationship with food and your body.

  5. Starting Your Intuitive Eating Journey: Gain practical insights into how to initiate and sustain Intuitive Eating in your daily life. You'll learn how to make informed, intuitive choices and navigate the challenges that might arise.


Course Completion Requirements (in order to receive a Certificate of Completion)

  • You must complete the course exam with a 75% or higher to pass.
  • You must complete the course evaluation.
  • CEU's are available for some qualified credentials. Please consult your licensing body to see if this course would be an acceptable CE activity.