How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Food: A Nutritionist Explains

With alcohol and drug addiction, 12-step programs are often used to help an addict completely eradicate what ails them from their life. Food, on the other hand, is a life source we cannot remove, even if it poses a problem for many of us. Instead, we are forced to work on our relationship over and over again. Pair this dependency with the onslaught of contradictory or one-sided nutritional information and we’re left with a lot of noise and nothing to eat. Experts will continue to disagree and new studies will emerge daily. Ultimately, developing a healthy relationship with food means learning to turn down the volume, loosen the rules, and stop setting yourself up for failure.

Scroll through for this holistic nutritionist and health coach’s take on how to have a healthy relationship with food.