Emerging research suggests that intuitive eating is linked to healthier attitudes toward food and self-image, as well as that it can be learned through interventions.
This effect often leads to consumers confusing “low fat” with “low calorie”, which results in the overconsumption of the former. When choosing between similar products with different names, consumers prefer products with healthier-sounding names. If you are eating at a restaurant you believe is healthy, you assume that the food choices you are making are healthy as well. People who think their meal is healthy are more likely to add side dishes, drinks and desserts, resulting in over twice as many additional calories. Items marketed by firms known as socially responsible stewards are assumed to be better and healthier products.
Dancing is a great all-round cardio workout. Dancing is fun in the way a monotonous treadmill run probably never will be. It can be a social activity and working out together can help to up the difficulty level and increase accountability. Anyone can dance. "It's about you moving your body in your way not like the rest of the people in the class." It can keep your brain sharp. According to one study, getting footloose on a regular basis is linked with a 76 % reduction in dementia risk. It's gentle on the body. Dancing is more free, allowing you to adjust the tempo when your body needs a break. A research review found that dancing, as well as carrying objects while walking, can help to improve balance . You don't need a lot of equipment.
Studies have found that dancing can improve balance, gait, walking speed, and reaction time, as well as cognitive and fine motor performance. Dancing may help people with Parkinson’s disease, which is characterized by rigid muscles, slowed movement, and impaired balance. Dancing has been shown to reduce depression, anxiety, and stress and boost self-esteem, body image, coping ability, and overall sense of well-being. Dancing is good for heart health and weight control.
Intuitive eating means learning the difference between what is eating for emotional need versus physical need, and also really understanding that foods can be emotionally equal. It’s about learning how to challenge your food rules and give yourself permission to eat when you’re hungry.