Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre... Read more
HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem
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By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a... Read more
When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
When you are on the go, you need to get things done and get them done now. Unfortunately, for some people, this means everything is done “on the go.” However, just because you live your life in the fast lane doesn’t mean that yo... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
The rule in our house is no eating after dinner, except on weekend nights. On Friday and Saturdays, sometimes we go out for fro-yo, but sometimes it's just a cookie, popcorn or fruit/yogurt parfait. Something simple.... Read more
It is a part of this journey. Yesterday I ate more salt than I normally would have and this morning my scale said that I had gained 3 pounds..now I know that is not true. But today is a new day, so we begin again. We can do this.... Read more
I chew sugar free gum all the time. Not only does it curb my snacking, but it also makes things taste "off" if I eat it with a minty mouth. Makes me not want to eat as much as usual. (I'm a very emotional eater).... Read more
Over the years, I've had an "on and off" addiction to chewing gum. It seems like I go through phases, where I go through packs of gum like a smoker goes through packs of cigarettes. Then other times I kind of lose interest a... Read more
Scale stuck? Shifting the food around in your fridge can actually retrain your brain to lose weight: It may help you crave healthy food, instead of diet-sabotaging fare, explains Brian Wansink, PhD, author of Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solu... Read more
I've improved a lot where emotional eating is concerned over the years. It's been a prob I've had since about 13 or so.. I've even mustered up the guts to tell my closest friend about how serious a prob its been for me and why I'd gained so much weig... Read more
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