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
I just want to see what everyone thought: When you are short on time, is it better to cook a healthy meal or to eat junk and then spend your time exercising?
I wanted to ask this question because I have noticed a lot of people feel they can eat wha... Read more
I started my diet today. Did my exercise, ate my 3 meals and drunk 3 bottles of water so far. Only 1305 calories total. Haven't eaten anything sweet today and my head hurts. It always does when I crave sweet, but I don't need it. What to do?... Read more
binge help please! I'm so upset with myself. I ate a healthy dinner then went from cake to ice cream to more and more you name it! I'm probably at my highest weight as an adult so far, all because my emotions. I just want to lose weight!... Read more
I've made a set of cards to help me deal with sabotaging thoughts. If you're interested, please read my blog entry: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_j ournal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911231& SPShared=TRUE
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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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