#65: Dr. Michelle May on Mindful Eating and the Harms of Dieting

"Diets don’t work and they can possibly harm us. ...the sooner we can start getting back to learning how to listen to our bodies again the better off we’ll be.” -Dr. Michelle May

Mindful eating shares many similarities to intuitive eating and is another powerful tool to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body. 

In today’s episode, I have a conversation with Dr. Michelle May who has developed a program to teach others how to use mindful eating to pursue true wellbeing.

From our conversation you will learn:

  • Dr. May’s history of yo-yo dieting and what inspired her to find a different path

  • The definition of mindful eating

  • The ultimate purpose of eating mindfully

  • The value of eating delicious food

  • The many problems associated with dieting

  • The significance of Health at Every Size

  • What Dr. May wishes that medical providers knew

Dr. Michelle May

Dr. Michelle May

More about my honored guest:

Michelle May, M.D. is a recovered yoyo dieter and the founder of Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training (www.AmIHungry.com) that guides individuals to resolve mindless and emotional eating and senseless yo-yo dieting to live the vibrant life they crave. Over 700 health and wellness professionals have been trained to facilitate Am I Hungry? programs worldwide. Dr. May is the award-winning author of the book series, “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat.”

How you can connect with Dr. May:


Dr. May’s Books:

Eat What you Love, Love What You Eat

Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Diabetes

Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating

Call to Action —> Reflect upon your dieting history and what harms or benefits have come from it. Is dieting benefiting you? 

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