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
Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
When it comes to permanent weight loss, persistence is where the tire meets the road. There will be many ups and downs along this road, and you'll have to keep yourself going even when things get tough. If you’ve been working the previous e... 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
Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products?
Research does supp... Read more
Yet to this day I cant eat anything without gaining. I will work hard for a week to get off 2 pounds and can gain it back in one bad meal. My metabolism is seriously jacked up. If you want to maintain your weight I truly recommend the slow way.... Read more
But afterwards I was able to eat pretty normally and did not gain with the first time i over indulged a little. Years later when I gained again I did the low low calorie thing. Lost weight very fast but gain it back and then some twice as fast.... Read more
how do you deal with stress eating? When I get stressed about work or school or just life I tend to go to salty foods and diet soda but I know that's not the best way to deal with it. Any helpful tips? ๐... Read more
If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day.... Read more
Let’s face it; we all have outside influences that affect us every day of our lives. I know I do. Daily, sometimes hourly, there seem to be obstacles that just get in the way of my journey. I want to share with you a very personal situatio... Read more
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has just released a preliminary draft of the revisions planned for its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This is the manual that medical and mental health professionals use to det... Read more
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