In this short coffee chat interview, certified nutritional practitioner Andrea Zimmering provides insight into the lifestyle of intuitive eating and mindfulness. She describes some basic practices and tips that one can start their intuitive eating journey with, as well as some of the pitfalls present within modern-day eating and diet culture. Andrea also describes the way that mindfulness goes hand-in-hand with the practice of intuitive eating, and how listeners can be aware of these practices, be it with every meal, or simply when the rush of modern lifestyles allows.
Since 2016 Andrea Zimmering has been a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, helping people with their health and wellness goals. As a nutritionist, Andrea focuses on helping clients form a positive relationship with food. She works collaboratively with her clients to define health on their terms. Together, they arrive at a place that is sustainable and provides the opportunity to feel empowered every day. Her holistic approach to nutrition addresses the interplay of mind and body on wellbeing.
Her philosophy is rooted in the anti-diet and Health at Every Size (HAES®) movement. Using an intuitive eating framework, Andrea helps her clients to learn how to reconnect and trust their body. In her practice, Andrea’s focus is on working with individuals who struggle with chronic dieting, binge-eating, food obsession, weight fluctuations, and low self-esteem.