The Feeding and Eating Experts
Putting joy into eating and feeding
ESI is a 501(c)(3) virtual institute—an institute without walls—that devotes itself to passing
on the legacy of Ellyn Satter’s Feeding Dynamics Model and the Ellyn Satter Eating
Competence Model through education, training and research.
When the joy goes out of eating, nutrition suffers
2013 Webinar Series
For information and a recording of Early Weight Gain, Childhood Obesity, and Adult Disease Risk by Ines Anchondo, Pam Estes and Ellyn Satter click here. Information on the next webinar coming soon!
Feeding and Eating Articles and Research
The Joy of Eating
Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, LCSW, BCD
Eating is okay. Eating enough is okay. Eating what you like is okay. To be consistent and effective in feeding yourself and your family, build on enjoyment. Optimism, pleasure, and self trust are good motivators. Pessimism, avoidance, and self-doubt are poor motivators. Click here for more.