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Skipping Meals

Skipping Meals To Lose Weight | Overeating

I can skip breakfast to lose weight, right? Wrong! A common misperception for many people is that the key to losing weight is skipping meals. This is problematic for several reasons. Skipping meals generally leads to overeating. When we have long periods of time between meals, the hormones responsible for hunger flood our system and […]

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It’s New Year’s Resolution Time!

How often have you made a New Year’s resolution only to have it fail by February? You are definitely not alone. The concept of a New Year’s resolution sets you up to fail. Consider this, between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s; we are bombarded with food, food, food, drink, excessive spending and stress. Resolving […]

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What Do You Need?

Most people become detached from their emotions. We constantly distract ourselves to avoid life. We use many distractions, but food seems to be one of the most powerful. How many times have you found yourself in a stressful situation and start fantasizing about food? When we are feeling stressed or sad, food can temporarily improve […]

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What is Food Addiction?

Although experts cannot agree whether or not food is “addictive”, the evidence suggests that we do, to a lesser extent than say cocaine or heroin, show similarities in behavior with food. For example, food “addicts” or compulsive overeaters often experience: Obsession or preoccupation with food Compulsive thoughts or behaviors regarding food despite negative consequences Using […]

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