A former university athlete, Victoria Evans began her career in the corporate world with a prominent Fortune 500 company in the beauty industry. During this time her challenges related to extreme dieting and overexercising became a catalyst to creating a solution to an issue millions of women deal with today.
Victoria is now the Host of the Weighing In On Happy podcast and an Intuitive Eating Coach with a science-based approach. She helps women heal their relationship with food by optimizing for happier and healthier lifestyles.
In this episode, Victoria and I discuss what intuitive eating is and how an intuitive approach can be backed by science. She also shares tips for eating out, advice for parents, and whether or not we really have to finish our plate every time. So, grab your alignment drink and let’s dive in!
How an eating disorder led Victoria to help people heal their relationship with food
What it was like to admit to those around Victoria that she had an eating disorder
The shocking response Victoria received on social media when she first spoke out about her eating disorder
What is intuitive eating?
What makes Victoria’s approach to intuitive eating science-based?
Victoria’s personal day-to-day experience with intuitive eating
Why defining foods as bad or good is problematic
Our body’s physical response to how we feel or what we say about the foods we eat
The difference between intuitive eating and mindful eating
The scientific reason we turn to food for comfort in stressful times
Victoria’s thoughts on social media and how it impacts our health
Victoria’s tip for breaking the habit of feeling obligated to eat everything on our plate
How adults can help the children in their lives develop a healthy relationship with food from a young age
What Victoria does to raise her vibration