Michelle May, M.D., C.S.P., a Board Certified Family Physician and recovered yoyo dieter, empowers individuals to take charge of their life & end chronic dieting and overeating without deprivation & guilt. She delivers her crucial and timely message with energy, humor, and insight that transform the way people view weight management. As an inspirational speaker & author, Michelle's passion for healthy lifestyles stems from her own personal struggle with food and weight. After years of chronic dieting, she resolved her own struggle with yo-yo dieting by developing a healthy, balanced relationship with food. Her primary goal has been to inspire audiences to improve their health with her compassionate and constructive approach.
Michelle is the Founder and CEO of the proven Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Workshops that guide participants to eat instinctively again, live a more active lifestyle, and balance eating for enjoyment with eating for health. Am I Hungry?® received the Excellence in Patient Education Innovation Award and is available through corporate wellness programs, medical offices, hospitals, fitness centers, insurance companies, and community programs. She has trained and licensed over 300 Am I Hungry?® Facilitators worldwide.
As a physician, author, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, and consultant, Dr. May has shared her powerful and innovative approach to mindful eating and non-diet weight management with thousands of individuals, workshop participants, health care professionals, and organizations across the country. Michelle May has received the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA), the Certified Speakers Professional (CSP) Award.
Michelle is the author of "Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How To Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle," named Top 10 Notable New Diet Books for 2010 (though Dr. May insists that it is actually a how-not-to-diet book) & winner seven awards for publishing, including Best Health Book, Best Body-Mind-Spirit Book, Best Nutrition Book, & Best Self-Help Book. She is also author of "Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes." Her first book, "Am I Hungry? What to Do When Diets Don't Work," was the basis for the American Academy of Family Physicians' national wellness campaign, Americans in Motion. Michelle is also co-author of "'H' is for Healthy, 'F' is for Fitness," & three other books that encourage healthy attitudes & behaviors in young children.
She was featured in the Discovery Health Channel specials, Adult Obesity: Reversing the Trend (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services & the Centers for Disease Control) & Healthy Steps to Treating Childhood Obesity. She has also appeared as a guest for numerous TV & radio programs including Dr. Oz & Oprah Radio & has been quoted in Body+Soul, CNN Health, Fitness, Fox News Radio, Glamour, Health, Parade, Parents, Prevention, TIME.com, USA Today, US News & World Report, Vim & Vigor, Washington Post, WebMD, Weight Watchers, Woman’s Day, Woman's World, & many more.
- Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How to Break the Eat Repent Repeat Cycle
- Eat Mindfully, Live Vibrantly: Fueling a Vibrant, Healthy Workforce (or Community)
- Mindful Eating: Positive Consumer Messaging about Food
- A Family Centered Approach to Lifelong Healthy Habits
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