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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.
Have you been trying to get your head around the idea of sustainability? Wondering what to tell clients? Curious how to bring this conversation into your counseling session? Join Megrette Fletcher as she explores how mindfulness and mindful eating can help clients connect and nourish themselves and the earth. Megrette will explore how we can sustainability at home, at work in within our community using a simple but powerful graphical concept. Great for professionals teaching children about the link between nutrition, health and the environment.
Our body has some pretty significant built-in cues to tell us when to eat -- and when to stop eating. But we’re not always listening. The practice of engaging all of our senses to guide our eating-related decisions is called mindful eating, explains Megrette Fletcher, co-founder and current president of the Center for Mindful Eating. Mindful eating can help us “acknowledge our response to food without getting into judgment,” she says.