3 Emotional Nutrients to Boost Your Eating Experience

Emotional nutrients??? We often think in terms of physical nutrients to deal with health issues - but we rarely, if ever, think in terms of 'emotional nutrients' when it comes to eating. I define emotional nutrients to be emotions that boost your well-being. Here are 3 you can start incorporating...

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How to Have Your Dream Body

What would you do if you effortlessly had your dream body? Would you go to the beach in a swimsuit? Would you eat ice cream in public without thinking twice about it? Would you go to social events with joy and anticipation for the connections you'll make and the fun you'll have? What would...

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Dieting: Good or Evil?

Guess what? It's International No Diet Day - a day dedicated to raising awareness about the harms of dieting and anti-fat bias. You might not be familiar with the term 'anti-fat bias'. Effectively it means the bias against fatness in our culture - this could be in the doctor's office, at the family dinner...

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How Do I Feel About My Weight Gain?

Yes, me too. Like many others, I have also gained weight during the pandemic. I've gained weight even though I'm at peace with food. I've gained weight even though I no longer binge eat. I've gained weight even though I've done more walking than I had been, pre-pandemic. I've gained weight even though...

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Why Keeping Busy is NOT a Solution to Binge Eating

I hang out with a lot of people in various forums, who struggle with binge eating. One of the most common recommendations that other 'sufferers' suggest is to 'get busy' and distract themselves until the urge to binge passes. It's not surprising that this tool is so highly recommended - it's a suggestion...

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