Helpful Resources...

As staying current with available resources remains one of the most important benefits of the internet, I have assembled a select few that I hope will prove helpful for you. I have also included a bibliography of pertinent journal articles and scientific studies as well as articles.

Intuitive Eating:

Self-Help Websites, Blogs & Support Groups

Cafe Moms

HerStory Homepage

HerStory Forum

Intuitive Eating Blog Spot

Intuitive Eating For Mommies

Intuitive Eating Interactive Course

Intuitive Eating: Portland Support Group

Intuitive Eating Support Group

The Joy Project

The Motivator Lady

Peaches and Cream

Treatment Programs:

Castlewood Treatment Center

Center for Change

Center for Discovery

Center for Hope of the Sierras

Central Coast Eating Disorder Program

Eating Disorder Center of California

Emily Program

Keystone Treatment

Magnolia Creek

Monte Nido

Oliver-Pyatt Centers

Rain Rock

Rebecca's House

Remuda Ranch


Retreat Green Mountain at Fox Run

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment

Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program

Timberline Knolls

Counseling Services:

Certified Intuitive Eating Counselors List

Books, Reference Materials, Periodicals and Order Materials:

Gurze/Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue—

Nurse's Guide to Anorexia and other Eating Disorders


Selected Bibliography

Avalos, L.C., & Tylka, T.L. Exploring a model of intuitive eating with college women. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 2006;53, 486-497.

Bacon, L et al. Size acceptance and Intuitive Eating improves health for obese, female chronic dieters. J Am Dietetic Assoc 2005;105:929-936.

Dansinger, ML et al. Comparison of Atkins, Ornish, Weight Watchers, and Zone diets for weight loss and heart disease risk reduction. J Am Med Assoc., 2005, 293:43-53.

Ernst, MM and Epstein, LH Habituation of responding for food in humans Appetite, June 2002, 38(3):224-234.

Fredrickson, BL et al. That Swimsuit Becomes You: Sex Differences in Self-Objectification, Restrained Eating and Math Performance. J Personality & Social Psychology, 1998 (75):269-284.

Gast JA et al. Examining intuitive eating as a weight loss program. Healthy Weight J. 2000;14:42-44.

Gornall, J and Villani, RG. Short-term changes in body composition and metabolism with severe dieing and resistance exercise. Intl. J Sport Nutrition, 1996 (6):285-294.

Hawks, ST et al. The relationship between intuitive eating and health indicators among college women. Am. J. Health Educ. 2006;26:322-324.

Mann, T. Medicareís search for effective obesity treatments: Diets are not the answer. American Psychologist, 2007; 62(3): 220-233.

Parham, ES Promoting body size acceptance in weight management counseling J Am Dietetic Assoc. 1999,99(8):920-5.

Polivy, J. Psychological consequences of food restriction. J Am Dietetic Assoc, 1996, 96(6):589-592.

Rozin, P. et al. Attitudes to Food and the role of food in the life in the USA, Japan, Flemish Belgium and France: Possible Implications for the Diet-Health debate. Appetite, 1999 (33):163-180.

Rozin, P. et al. The ecology of eating: smaller portions in France than in the United States help explain the French Paradox. Psychological Science, Sept 2003, 14(5):450-454.

Snoek H. et al. Sensory-specific satiety in obese and normal-weight women Am J Clin Nutr 2004;80:823-31.

Thompson, JL et al. Effects of diet and diet-plus-exercise programs on resting metabolic rate: a meta-analysis. Intl. J Sport Nutrition 1996 (6):41-61.

Tribole, E and Resch, E. Intuitive Eating, 2nd ed. St. Martinís Press: NY, NY. 2003.

Tsai, AG et al. Systematic review of commercial wt. loss programs. Annals Internal Med. Jan. 2005, 142:56.

Tylka, TL. Development and psychometric evaluation of a measure of intuitive eating. J Counseling Psychology, 2006; 53(2):226.

Tylka, T.L., & Wilcox, J.A. Are intuitive eating and eating disorder symptomatology opposite poles of the same construct? J of Counseling Psychology, 2006;53, 474-485.


Eneli, IU, Crum, PA, and Tylka, TL The Trust Model: A Different Feeding Paradigm for Managing Childhood Obesity. Obesity, 2008,16(10):2197-2204

Field, AE, et al. Relation Between Dieting and Weight Change Among Preadolescents and Adolescents. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006,112(4):900-906

Neumark-Sztainer, D., et al. Why Does Dieting Predict Weight Gain in Adolescents? Findings from Project EAT-II: A 5-Year Longitudinal Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2007, 107(3): 448-455

Shunk, JA. Girls at Risk for Overweight at Age 5 Are at Risk for Dietary Restraint, Disinhibited Overeating, Weight Concerns, and Greater Weight Gain from 5 to 9 Years. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2004, 104(7): 1120-1126

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