Aug 9, 2019
Have you ever felt scared about
eating food? Or ashamed and guilty for eating something you think
you should not be consuming? In this episode, I delve into how you
can get rid of these negative emotions that we associate with food,
sometimes without even knowing.
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Topics Discussed in this Episode:
food fear was like for me when I was growing up
- Finding keto and getting rid of the diet
ego versus the intuition
we fear food
these fears come from
this type of negative thinking around food does to you
ways to help you get over your negative thoughts around
are stories you tell yourself that come from a place of fear, that
is your ego talking.
it’s your intuition that’s speaking, it’s more of a guidance. There
is no such thing as “can and can’t”, no negative thoughts or
emotions or negative labels on food.
of the reasons why we fear food:
- Because of the belief that body weight can and
should be manipulated with food.
- Because you’re afraid you might lose control
with certain food.
- Because you fear death or illness, or
reoccurrence of a disease that you have had in the
- Because you’re afraid of eating certain foods
will make you not do the diet perfectly.
- Because you’re afraid of falling off
- Because you’re afraid of feeling like
- Negative emotions around food cause stress. It
also leads you to spiral out of control, which then leads you to
become even more detached from that food and your body, and you end
up binging and feeling like crap.
of the signs and symptoms of orthorexia:
- Compulsive checking of ingredient lists and
increase in concern about the health of ingredients
- Cutting out an increasing number of food
inability to eat anything but a narrow group of foods that are
deemed healthy or “pure”
- Unusual interest in the health of what others
- Spending hours per day thinking what food might
be served at upcoming events
- Showing high levels of distress when “safe” or
healthy foods aren’t available
sensitive following of food and healthy lifestyle blogs on Twitter
image concerns may or may not be present
- Practice eating intuitively.
rid of your negative thoughts around food.
- Remind yourself of your bigger why and how you
want to get there.
rid of the macros that you must hit or the rules you must
that perfection does not exist and is not required.
- Remember that food is fuel for your body. Some
fuels are better than others but none are bad or are going to
immediately damage you.
about the impact energy plays into this relationship.
your internal guidance and body’s signals instead of outside
on your mindset and your feelings about yourself and your
For those of you who are
interested in The Fat
Burning Female Project,
the last class of 2019 is coming up real soon in
Also, be on the lookout for my
new mindset coaching series! If you’re interested in learning more
about these mindset projects, make sure to get on the
“Skinny is not the only
healthy way to be. There are many skinny people who are unhealthy
and many larger people that are healthy. It is just a society
filled with diversity and we are not seeing that.”
“There’s nothing wrong with
wanting to eat healthy in and of itself. It’s when it’s taken to
the extreme that it becomes an obsession.”
Resources mentioned in the show:
- ButcherBox - For July, new members can get burgers all
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- Herbaly - Use the code
get 15% off your first order.
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female
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Precision Xtra Blood Ketone
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The advice and opinions in
The Keto For Women show are intended for informational purposes
only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health