Mindful eating is an easy, useful, practical skill that you can use each and every day. When you learn how to eat mindfully, using intention and attention , you can eat the foods you love without feeling guilty . Instead of struggling around food, you can enjoy a peaceful relationship with your plate. You don’t have to dread social events because they may derail your efforts. And you don’t have to make a big effort to eat healthfully or lose weight, because it will happen naturally. With mindful eating you can enjoy eating again like when you were a kid—guilt-free and with pleasure!