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October 21, 2015

Are you an emotional eater?

The first step in trying to control emotional eating is awareness. This is a matter of being cognizant or mindful of whether or not you are eating out of actual hunger or for another reason.  Here are a few ideas:

 

  • If you schedule, as bes...

August 18, 2015

If you’re trying to lose weight, kick off your diet by relaxing. Stress tinkers with your brain chemistry in ways that make it hard to make healthful food choices and maintain self-control, a new study finds.

Study volunteers who endured a somewhat stressful experienc...

July 22, 2015

We're all guilty of picking up a dangerfood every once in a while. They seem innocent enough on the outside, masquerading behind their whole wheat-touting labels or a crunchy bed of lettuce. But a closer look at nutrition labels reveals dirty little secrets: shrouds of...

June 29, 2015

 

 

Don’t be alarmed—but something’s hiding in your food. From the cereal you had for breakfast to the dressing on your salad to the ketchup on your fries, an addictive substance is lurking in many foods that you'd never suspect.

 

Far more loathed than fat...

June 16, 2015

 

Changing is difficult. Wouldn't it be great if you could click your fingers and have everything fall into place? Snap! Perfect posture. Snip! Balanced diet. Click! Zen-like disposition. If only it was that easy.
Change is an ongoing process that takes time and devotio...

What would happen if you always knew when to stop eating? You could sense when you had eaten enough food and simply put your fork down. Take a moment and think: Would this ability

improve your health?

 

If you believe that stopping eating when you are comfortably full wil...

May 15, 2015

This article is from the Mayo Clinic, and the original article can be found here.
 

It’s time to step away from the computer and read this: According to one study, people who spend more than four hours a day in front of a screen have a higher risk of early death in gene...

May 9, 2015

One minute you are a woman, and then upon birth of your child you are suddenly a mother!  How scary and wonderful is that!  We are thrown into this completely different role of having the responsibility to care for, day in and day out, another human being who without y...

April 22, 2015

Mmmmm, cheesecake!

When your goal is to log every bite of food you have, you’ll become more of an intentional eater. Take this real-life example, from the Lose It! office earlier this week. One of their colleagues brought some cheesecake back to the office after his lun...

April 12, 2015

Now that Spring has sprung, we are seeing all kinds of changes.  Spring is a time of renewal and for mother nature, changes happen naturally and fairly easily.  However, it is difficult for people to change and it doesn’t come naturally, but don’t we wish!  Wouldn't it...

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