Intuitive Eating Online Community

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Our Intuitive Eating Community (based on the book Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch) is a safe and nurturing place -- free from "diet talk", "fat talk", and body bashing. Reading the book is highly recommended as discussions do use and follow book terms and suggested practices.

It's a place to get PEER inspiration & support for your Intuitive Eating journey.

It's free to join, but you will need to sign-up.  Elyse and Evelyn are dedicated to maintaining a 100% free membership.


MEMBER: Introductions

Introduce yourself to the Community - your history tidbits, what brought you to the forum, general information about you. (NO QUESTIONS asked in Intro - those to go in correct Category)

1922 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

Share ALL your experiences - baby steps, challenges, whines, rants & IE issues you ponder too.

1595 discussions

MEMBER: Inspiration & Success Stories

Congratulate yourself and inspire others! Positive steps you have done and what made these happen for you. Please feel free to elaborate on any or all of the above questions.

449 discussions

MEMBER: Special/Medical Needs + IE & Children

This is the place to post about food intolerance/allergies, and medical conditions, as it relates to Intuitive Eating.

252 discussions

MEMBER: Men & Intuitive Eating

Welcome to our brothers! Let us know what is important for you. The moderator for this section David Orozco, MS, RD who is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.

22 discussions

FORUM: Guidelines, Navigation & Posting Tips

Forum guidelines, Suggested participation and Helpful forum hints,& Notes,

11 discussions

FORUM: Announcements

Forum Events, forum changes & notices effecting forum & members

20 discussions

FORUM: IE Workbook & Related Media

Share and discuss the IE workbook and IE related articles, Video/Audio links and reviews of books other than Intuitive Eating by Tribole and Resch.

244 discussions


Post silly diet cartoon, perhaps an eating joke, OR funny story related to IEing. Everyone benefits from a great GRIN :-)

22 discussions

FORUM: Feedback & Suggestions

Ideas, suggestions and any feedback for the FORUM here.

50 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Diet Mentality/Diet Culture

Discussions on thoughts about dieting, what diet mentality is and how it effects you.

364 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Hunger - Body/Non Body (Emotions)

Discussions on reacquainting and reconnecting with biological hunger AND identifying and dealing with non-biological 'hungers' (wants & needs).

357 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Permission to Eat, Making Peace with Food

Discussions on foods thoughts and issues, Food Police intrusions, rigid rules and permission to fuel and nourish your body.

738 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

Discussions on reacquainting and reconnecting with body sensations and reactions to eating - foods and body feedback.

186 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

Discussions about YOUR body, how you view it, what it IS and how to honor it.

245 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

Discussions on embracing these factors for body contentment as well as releasing these from negative effects against your body.

151 discussions


Diet oriented and social issues such as - WEIGHT, scale, FAT/thin pressure, eat timing etc.

483 discussions

CHAT with Certified Intuitive Eating PRO

Each month we have a live chat discussion with a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Each chat is centered around one of the principles of Intuitive Eating. This is the place to ask your questions for upcoming chats.

6 discussions

Top Content 

1 Bloating after starting IE and quitting Keto Diet

Bloating after starting IE and quitting Keto Diet

Posted by KareyLynn on October 28, 2020

2 small successes

small successes

Added by AJ on October 27, 2020

3 New to IE

New to IE

Posted by Cheryl on October 28, 2020

4 IE Newbie With Questions

IE Newbie With Questions

Posted by Lisa on October 2, 2020

5 Help!


Posted by Betsy on October 19, 2020



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For an overview of this forum and hints for using it, go to this link -

Forum 'tour'

The members here look forward to welcoming you and reading what you have to say and share about Intuitive Eating. You can begin here with posting in -

MEMBER: Introductions

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Profile IconMaureen Toth, Katrisha, Lindsay Bofenkamp and 15 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
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Rebecca Moravec updated their profile
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sonia updated their profile
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AJ replied to Lisa's discussion IE Newbie With Questions
"I too am gluten sensitive.  I have instant cramps and flare ups of arthritic pain the day after I eat breads, pastas or cracker stuff. As you begin IE, you may want to keep your dr, informed.  I can't attest to IE and diabetes,…"
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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to KareyLynn's discussion Bloating after starting IE and quitting Keto Diet
"KareyLynn bloating was something I had to deal with too. For me it turned out to be mainly due to my body's reaction to gluten. This wasn't something that I instantly 'knew' and in fact took me some time (2 weeks without) and…"

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to KareyLynn's discussion Bloating after starting IE and quitting Keto Diet
"KareyLynn, It takes time to balance our mind, taste buds and stomach. Often these are quite a bit out of balance when we decide to adopt the IE principles. If you like, please take a moment to post in the following category: MEMBER:…"
MB updated their profile
Rachael Babiracki updated their profile
KareyLynn posted a discussion

Bloating after starting IE and quitting Keto Diet

I started IE about a month ago after 40 years of dieting, ending most recently with the Keto Diet, which I was on for about 8 months.  I have never been happier since I quit dieting and am making peace with food, but I have experienced extreme bloating and/or weight gain (my stomach looks like I’m 5 months pregnant).  It doesn’t seem to be correlated with any particular food, just likely a result of introducing carbohydrates back in my diet, but to say the least it definitely is uncomfortable…See More
jules updated their profile

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to Cheryl's discussion New to IE
"Hi Cheryl, Welcome! You will find great support here on the forum. Please take a moment to check out this post and request a banner for your profile, if you like: Member Categories & Titles"
Cheryl posted a discussion

New to IE

Hi Everyone,My name is Cheryl. I’m in my 60’s. I have been (past tense) a dieter for decades... with no long lasting success. I wish I had found IE decades ago. So glad to be here now. I live in the Midwest... we had an 85 degree last week... snow this week:)Glad to be here.See More

Finally IE
Carolyn commented on AJ's blog post small successes
"AJ, Congratulations on all these 'not-so-small' successes. Thank you for sharing!"
AJ posted a blog post

small successes

Today I was very proud that I could feel I was full. not stuffed, like I used to have to be, but just full.  I was tempted to get some more food, to feel that stuffed up feeling that used to tell me I was satiated for a long time to come, but I sat back and enjoyed the feeling of being hunger LESS. I thought about the foods I was going to make for dinner, and about the things I still had in my freezer.  I thought about the money in my acount, that I could use to buy more food.  I used these…See More
Profile IconSherry, Rachel Chesney, Nath Cyr and 5 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community

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