"What I like best about Moving Away From Diets is the wealth of hands-on experience that is captured in each chapter. The authors clearly know their stuff. As a Registered Dietitian, I enjoy learning from their experiences. The information has helped me better move my clients away from diets."

Nancy Clark, MS, RD Author - Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook; SportsMedicine Brookline, MA


“An incredibly helpful book that can be used by health care practioners in all types of work. Easy to read and filled with information that can help professionals work more effectively with clients.”

Janice Kidd, MS, RD Journal of the American Dietetic Association


"'Diets don’t work" is a well-established battle cry. However, without philosophy or guidelines to use in place of dieting, health care professionals can be at a loss for how to really help clients come to terms with their bodies, eating and weight. Moving Away From Diets offers the solution by combining the nondiet philosophy with practical, hands-on tools to use directly with clients. This book is a must read for all health care professionals."

Carolyn Costin, MA, MFCC Author - Your Dieting Daughter; Director - Eating Disorder Center of California


"These veteran clinicians have written a practical workbook that incorporates state of the art knowledge regarding weight management. I highly recommend it, particularly for those who have struggled with traditional weight management methods."

Craig Johnson, PhD Director - Laureate Eating Disorders Program, Tulsa, OK


Moving Away From Diets: Healing Eating Problems and Exercise Resistance

Authors: Karin Kratina, PhD, RD,
Nancy King, MS, RD & Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

Second Edition, 2003
5 new chapters, 276 pages

Quit dieting, heal eating problems, learn intuitive eating, overcome exercise resistance and manage weight naturally. Written for professionals, this easy-to-read book is also popular with those who simply want to get off the diet roller coaster.

Cover of Moving Away From DietsClinicians can immediately implement the detailed counseling strategies and techniques. Case studies outline the this approach in action.

Numerous handouts are provided so you can immediately begin using intuitive eating / nondiet in your practice.

Learn how to:

Key Benefits

For Clinicians

The specific and detailed stepwise counseling strategies will shorten your learning curve and enable you to begin using intuitive eating immediately. Many find they enjoy their work more with this effective, compassionate approach to treating food and weight issues. Appropriate for:

For Professors

Moving Away From Diets is an excellent addition to college level course work, appropriate for nutrition, counseling, health promotion and fitness curriculums. It is currently required reading at major universities across the US.

For the Public

This easy-to-read paradigm-shifting book provides valuable information and support for changing relationship with food and exercise. Learn how to manage weight without dieting; heal diet trauma; overcome exercise resistance and learn how to eat when hungry and quit when satisfied. Tools provided will increase awareness and support a new eating style.

Chapters include:


Description Price
Moving Away From Diets (from publisher) $40
Moving Away From Diets Handouts $45
Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Tools $30

To Order

Moving Away from Diets is ordered directly from publisher.

And free...download handouts such as the Hunger/Satiety Food Journal for your own use, or to use with clients.