It is not a diet or a weight loss plan, it can be a way to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. But, it's not for everyone. There are pros and cons to it... and in general it is not a good way for children to eat.
Intuitive eating is a way to learn how to distinguish whether you're eating because you're hungry and need nourishment or if you're eating for emotional eating.
Basically, it can get rid of the guilt associated with eating.
You can learn more by going to the Intuitive Eating website, but you should talk to your own doctor about it as well.