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UCLA RISE Center

The Mindful Eating Series is a collaboration between UCLA CAPS and UCLA RISE that features pre-recorded content and resources related to food, eating, and body image. Resources offered here will provide information about how to improve your relationship with food and your body, inclusive of opportunities to practice new skills while eating a meal.

You may want to begin with the Introduction Video, which will help orient you to the content in this series. You can then browse videos and resources that most resonate with your goals.

Series Introduction

Mindful Eating Series Introduction Video

Mindful Eating/Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating

Mindful Eating Series Thumbnail Video

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating Video Video

Resources

Books:

  • The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
  • Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works
  • Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach

HAES and Intuitive Eating Podcasts

  • Food Psych with Christy Harrison is a podcast focused on helping you make peace with food and your body. Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN, interviews leaders in the body positivity and Health at Every Size® movements.
  • The Love, Food Podcast with Julie Duffy Dillon is a podcast for anyone with a complicated relationship with food who wants a different approach. Julie Duffy Dillon, RD, answers a letter each week that a listener has written to food wanting answers.
  • Dietitians Unplugged with Glenys Oyston and Aaron Flores is a podcast exploring the ideas of health wellness from a new perspective that doesn’t shame your body. Glenys and Aaron are dietitians in LA that are down to earth and hilarious.

Body Image/Acceptance

Body Acceptance

Mindful Eating Series  Body Acceptance Video

Health at Every Size

Social Media:

Articles:

  • “Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift” by Lindo Bacon & Lucy Aphramor published in the Nutrition Journal in 2011 evaluates the evidence that supports using a weight-neutral approach to health rather than the current guidelines of weight loss for “overweight” and “obese” individuals

    Podcasts

    • Fearless Rebelle Radio with Summer Innanen is a podcast dedicated to body positivity, self-worth, and feminism.
    • Life. Unrestricted. with Meret Boxler takes interviews with many leading voices in the anti-diet and Health at Every Size movements while sharing her own journey through all of it.
    • Body Kindness with Rebecca Scritchfield talks about how to show up with kindness for your body and to change diet culture.
    • Do No Harm Podcast is a podcast geared towards educating health care professionals on shifting the focus off of weight. Originally co-created by DeAun Nelson, ND, and Sarah Thompson in Portland, Oregon, they discuss the science behind a weight-neutral approach to health. Now, DeAun produces it solo and interviews leading medical professionals.
    • Heavy Conversation is a podcast by Bruce from Chubstr and Jody from Bear Skn, two plus-size men. They discusses the issues ranging from finding clothes that fit, to dating, to the myth that fat people can’t be active.

    Books

    • Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Lindo Bacon
    • Body Respect by Lindo Bacon and Lucy Aphramor
    • Body of Truth by Harriet Brown
    • Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls by Jes Baker
    • The Body Is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
    • You Have the Right to Remain Fat by Virgie Tovar

      Nutrition & Health/Meal Support

      Eating A Meal Together

      Mindful Eating Series  Meal Together Video

      Nutrition & Health/Meal Support Resources

      Social Media Resources

        Recovery and Eating Disorder Associations/Resources

        Recovery and Eating Disorder Associations and Resources

        Eating Disorder Recovery Apps (i.e. iPhone/Android)

        • Recovery Road
        • Rise up & Recov