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The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution
Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger & Savor Your Life

Book by Lynn Rossy, PhD
Study Guide by Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE
Edited by Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, CSP, RDN

16 CPEUs

Course Expires: 5/31/2024

Book, 161 pgs, and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 26 pgs.
Provides a proven-effective, whole-body approach to help clients discover the real reasons why they are overeating. You will learn how to:·      

  • Guide patients/clients through the six BASICS of mindful eating.
  • Assist patients in changing the focus from weight loss to healthy behaviors.
  • Identify patients’ cognitive distortions, and assist them in crafting helpful responses.
  • Assist patients in recognizing their unconscious bias towards “forbidden foods” and adopting healthier food attitudes.

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1.3.3, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.3.3, 5.2.5, 6.3.11, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.3, 8.2.4, 8.3.6, 8.4.5, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.3, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.2.1, 9.2.4, 9.3.2, 9.4.1, 9.4.2, 9.4.3, 9.4.4, 9.4.5, 9.4.6, 9.4.8, 9.6.1, 9.6.3, 9.6.4, 9.6.5, 9.6.6, 9.6.7, 10.2.9, 10.2.10, 12.2.1, 12, 2.3, 12.4.3 

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C296F 16 CPEUs

The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution
Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger & Savor Your Life

Book by Lynn Rossy, PhD
Study Guide by Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE
Edited by Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, CSP, RDN

©2017 Wolf Rinke Associates. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Publisher.


Glenda M. Folker - "This is a new approach to awareness of mindfulness eating to me. I think it was more thought-provoking than I had imagined. Good for my brain!"

Fay A. Cesarano-Caputo - "I liked the guidelines for teaching patients/clients about mindful/intuitive eating."

Patricia F.  St. Pierre - "I learned a great deal from the course and I have a new perspective of how to help people with emotional eating and that dieting does not work."

Bettina Mackenbach - "Very interesting and practical material that I can use with my clients right away."

Jennifer Atterbury - "Book was really well-written with a mix of information, humor and inspiration. One of the best books I've studied in a long time!"



Welcome to the pre-approved, accredited CPE program for Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution. The program consists of a book of the same title by Lynn Rossy, PhD and this study guide. This CPE program is designed to help you guide your patients to establish a more healthy relationship with food by learning how to be mindful. It is also designed to help you earn 16 Level 2, Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).

To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this study guide.
  • Read and study the book.
  • Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
  • Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (40 questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the pocket guide until you score at least 80% (40 questions) correct.
After you have successfully completed the program, complete the CPE REPORTING FORM and:
Submit on-line at www.easyCPEcredits.com,
Or fax to: (410) 531-9282,
Or mail to: Wolf Rinke Associates, 721 Valley Forge Road #486, Valley Forge, PA 19481

We will email your Certificate of Completion.

When you submit your CPE Reporting Form to us via www.easyCPEcredits.com, fax, or mail be sure to write your correct email address in the space provided on the CPE Reporting Form. If writing by hand, be sure to print your email address clearly.

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Upon completion of this CPE program you will be better able to:

  • Evaluate the findings regarding efficacy of weight loss diets.
  • Guide patients/clients through the six BASICS of mindful eating.
  • Recommend journaling as a way toward more mindful behaviors.
  • Assist patients/clients in identifying their barriers to eating mindfully.
  • Explain the core components of mindfulness.
  • Identify the overlapping principles in intuitive eating and mindful eating.
  • Assist patients in changing the focus from weight loss to healthy behaviors.
  • Counsel patients/clients about setting goals that support a mindful lifestyle.
  • Teach and assist patients/clients in practicing mindfulness exercises.
  • Assist patients/clients in learning how to identify and satisfy their different hungers: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.
  • Identify patients’ cognitive distortions, and assist them in crafting helpful responses.
  • Assist patients in recognizing their unconscious bias towards “forbidden foods” and adopting healthier food attitudes.
  • Recommend ways of cultivating helpful thoughts.
  • Explain methods and strategies to prepare healthy, quick, and affordable meals.
  • Assist patients/clients in identifying barriers to being physically active.
  • Suggest ways of incorporating activity into everyday life.
  • Explain the relationship between deep breathing and stress reduction.
  • Discuss how chewing food thoroughly can provide a myriad of health benefits.
  • Recommend various ways to be conscious with food and simultaneously be a connoisseur of food.
  • Guide patients/clients in adopting visualization techniques to become more active.
  • Explain the Slow Food movement, and the principles that encourage conscious consumption.
  • Assist patients/clients in shifting their focus from how their body looks to how it functions.


1 You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too!
2 Taking Your Life Off Automatic Pilot
3 The BASICS of Mindful Eating
4 The Mindfulness Approach to Forbidden Food
5 Thoughts and Beliefs That Lead You Straight to the Fridge
6 What Are You Really, Really, Really Hungry For?
7 Moving in Ways That Feel Delicious
8 Making "Healthy Fast Food" in a Hurry-Up World
9 Enjoy Every Bite: How to Become a Conscious Connoisseur
10 Continuing on the Path of Mindful Eating and Living


Lynn Rossy, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist at the University of Missouri’s wellness program for faculty and staff. She developed Eat for Life, a mindfulness-based intuitive eating program that successfully helps people overcome eating issues, improve body image, and enhance weight loss. She is on the board of directors of The Center for Mindful Eating.


Over the past 25 years Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE has made her personal passion for healthy living and smart weight management her vocation.
Susan holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition and education, is a certified diabetes educator, and holds advanced certificates of training in Adult Weight Management (Levels 1 and 2) and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management. She served as Chief Clinical Nutrition Manager at Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens, New York.
Susan is the former Vice President of Nutrition and Chief Nutritionist for eDiets.com, a leader in the online weight management program arena. She led the nutritional development of a roster of healthy weight programs, and spearheaded development of unprecedented features and services that today are commonplace in the online weight management industry.
Susan served on the board of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and as a spokesperson for the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Susan is the author of the practical and informative book Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally (Mansion Grove House, 2009) and the accompanying 26-CPEU study guide published by Wolf Rinke Associates (2010).
She and her husband Ken are currently living and studying Spanish in Ecuador’s third largest city, Cuenca. Susan is the Nutrition and Health Columnist for CuencaHighlife.com, and blogs on SecondNatureNutrition.com about Ecuadorian food, health issues, and nutrition news for the expat community.


Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, a company that has provided high quality CPE programs to nutrition professionals since 1990.
He earned a BS at Drexel University, a MS at Iowa State University, a PhD in Continuing and Vocational Education (Adult Ed) at the University of Wisconsin, and interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He participated in a test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Wolf is a past Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland, and a former Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Continuing Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.
He is the past president of the DC Dietetic Association and has been honored by the Academy with the Award for Excellence in the practice of Management; the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award; the Outstanding Service Award; and has delivered the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture.
At the Academy he has served in numerous leadership roles including Chair, Scholarship Committee, DBC; Chair, Communication Committee, CDR; Chair, Area Coordinating Committee, COE; Chair, COE, and member of Resource for Education Programs Committee; Honors Committee; CDR, Licensure Panel and Ethical Practices Task Force; CDR; House of Delegates and Board of Directors.
He is the author of more than 500 articles, numerous CPE home-study programs, several popular books, and the free monthly eNewsletter “Read and Grow Rich” written specifically for savvy Nutrition Professionals like YOU! Subscribe now at www.easyCPEcredits.com--you’ll be glad you did!


Special thanks to the following individuals for their careful review of this CPE program.

Kim Feeney, MS, RD, CSSD
Gatorade/CPSDA Sports Nutrition Immersion Program Fellow
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona

Sheri Jonsson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, CHWC
Clinical Dietitian
Ellsworth County Medical Center
Ellsworth, Kansas

Martha M. Slaughter, MS, FACHE (R), RDN, LD, FAND, CDE
Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator
Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, Virginia
Adjunct Nutrition Instructor
University of Alabama

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