Food Addictions and Cravings

For some people, food addiction is very much like drug addiction. The chemicals in our engineered food  can create a biochemical dependency that cannot be controlled by willpower alone. Just like certain drugs can lead to chemical addictions in the body and...

Why Beating Yourself Up Doesn’t Work

“You’re so stupid!” “You’re such a big, fat loser.” “You can’t do anything right.” “It’s no wonder no one loves you.” Do these statements sound horrible to you? Of course they do! But so many of us have a monologue running inside our heads on a...

5 Simple Tips to Stay Healthy This Fall

With the kids back in school and cooler temperatures beginning, Autumn is that time of the year when our eyes turn from their typical health, and weight focus – towards holidays, celebrations, and eating. But  this hectic time of the year doesn’t HAVE...

How to Beat the Urge to Binge

In the strictest sense, the urge to binge is defined as an overwhelming desire to eat a large amount of food in a relatively short amount of time. Usually, to gain a “professional diagnoses” you typically must eat (multiple) thousands of calories in a...

4 Simple Tips to Overcome Emotional Overeating

Does your battle with the scale never cease? Do you gain weight that you can never seem to later get rid of? The root of your weight struggles may be emotional overeating. emotional overeating: what is it? Often misunderstood, emotional overeating is a complex topic,...

5 Ways to Ditch Emotional Eating Habits

Using food to improve your feelings is what falls into “emotional eating” territory — for example, turning to a pint of ice cream, a large pizza, or some other food indulgence after a rough day. Emotional eating is something we all face at some point or...