Today Kathy is joined by Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD, FAND, and their topic is the true meaning of intuitive eating in the treatment of eating disorders. Resch defines intuitive eating as the dynamic interplay of instinct, emotion, and thought, and discusses how intuitive eating is not just eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full.
Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD, Iaedp, FADA, FAND, is a nutrition therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills with over thirty-five years of experience, specializing in eating disorders, intuitive eating, and Health at Every Size. She is the co-author of Intuitive Eating and The Intuitive Eating Workbook, has published journal articles, print articles, and blog posts. She also does regular speaking engagements, podcasts, and extensive media interviews. Her work has been profiled on CNN, KABC, NBC, KTTV, AP Press, KFI Radio, USA Today, and the Huffington Post, among others. Resch is nationally known for her work in helping patients break free from the diet mentality through the intuitive eating process. Her philosophy embraces the goal of developing body positivity and reconnecting with one’s internal wisdom about eating. She supervises and trains health professionals, is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, a Fellow of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.