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
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
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
Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion... 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
After not eating real meals for 10 days (major break up, moved across country, always nauseous) - tonight I forced myself to eat food & went to the gym.. Its a new chapter. Anyone ready to do this with me?... Read more
I just saw that fitbit is releasing 3 new products. Basically wristband fitbit/hr monitor hybrids. One of them also seems to function as a run tracker. These seem pretty awesome and I would love to try one. The only thing that kind of discourages... Read more
I've only started researching this stuff two weeks ago and I'm not entirely sure what I can or can't cross out of my diet. So far, I've been eating fresh vegetables for every meal, but also 3% cheese with crispbread instead of actual bread, buckwheat... 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
By Melissa McCreery, PhD, ACC
Learning to prioritize yourself and to claim time for your goals is critical for long term success with health and weight loss. Staying on track, finding the time, and maintaining motivation can be major challenges... Read more
Last month I had the privilege to attend a running symposium sponsored by one of my local area hospitals here in Dallas. The highlight of the event was having the opportunity to listen to and ask questions of legendary running coach, Greg McMil... Read more
Things will not always go the way you planned, but you donít have to let that stop you. Remind yourself that you can adapt, adjust, and continue doing whatís important to you.
Often, the interruption itself is not what throws you off track. Your... Read more
I struggled this morning to find a good visual to post with this question. I think everybody has their own version of emotional eating, and it can be for all sorts of emotions from happy to sad and everywhere in between.
In today's exercise... Read more
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