This program will use the Mindful Eating Cycle (TM) developed by Michelle May, MD. This teleconference will explore how parents can promote curiosity and enjoyment for their children at meals. Participants will explore using the mindful eating cycle, which is a series of six questions, to help their child embrace eating and nutrition without judgment, guilt or ridged food rules.
Listeners will :
● Be able to name the six questions that compose the mindful eating cycle
● State 4 ways to bring curiosity into the meal
● Identify two ways to help a child distinguish between physical hunger and other eating triggers
Megrette Fletcher is a cofounder of The Center for Mindful Eating. She is a co-author of two books, including Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes with Michelle MD, Discover Mindful Eating: A resource of handouts for health professionals, with Frederick Burggraf. Megrette is a professional speaker and spokes person in both the US and UK. She is a dietitian and certified diabetes educator and works in a diabetes clinic.
Megrette is an avid cyclist, passable cook and a terrible bowler. She lives in New Hampshire with two girls and too many other animals. She has maintained a daily meditation practice since 1999 when she began studying Buddhism. To learn more about Megrette, visit her website at Megrette.com