Renewing Your Relationship With Food If you have found yourself battling food for most of your life, you are not alone! Our society has been drilling thoughts into our minds that we should eat only “good” foods and banish the “bad” ones. This black-and-white way of thinking actually works against you in the end. When we… Continue reading Renewing Your Relationship With Food
Differentiating Between Emotional & Physical Hunger Determining the difference between emotional and physical hunger can be tricky. Sometimes these forms of hunger can feel identical, but there are several ways to identify whether the hunger you are feeling is based on emotions or truly physical. Being able to recognize whether your hunger is solely based on… Continue reading Are You Really Hungry? Emotional vs Physical Hunger
Differentiating Between Mindful Eating and Diet Culture How does mindful eating differ from the thousands of diets out there? Well, first off – mindful eating is NOT a diet! It is a form of eating that allows you to reconnect with your natural, innate ability to eat based on internal and physical sensations. We are… Continue reading Mindful Eating vs Diet Culture – How To Actually Lose Weight
What is Mindless Eating? Have you ever been to the movies and ordered a bag of popcorn? You are sitting in the theater, fixated on the screen, and all of a sudden, you feel your fingers at the bottom of the bag. You consumed all of the popcorn and didn’t even get to savor the… Continue reading Stop Mindless Eating To Lose Weight
Use Hunger/Fullness Scale To Prevent Overeating Honoring hunger and fullness is an integral part of maintaining a healthy weight. From a young age, we are taught to “clean our plates!” regardless of how physically full we may have felt. These societal customs have made us tune out our true inner cues, leading to overeating and weight… Continue reading Use Hunger/Fullness Scale To Prevent Overeating
Lose Weight for Good with Mindful Eating! Have you found yourself yoyo dieting for years? Are you fed up with unrealistic diets? Have you lost weight on a complete deprivation diet, but found yourself gaining all that weight back – but, this time, twice as fast? Well – how does it sound to be able… Continue reading Lose Weight for Good with Mindful Eating!
You know soda is unhealthy, but these 7 unexpected drinks have more calories than cola and often more sugar too! Swapping out soda is usually a good idea, but swapping to a sugary, high-calorie drink can be almost as bad for you.
If you’re trying to lose weight, a few small but high-impact food tweaks can make a huge impact in reducing calories and eating healthier.
Thinking of your calories burned from walking in terms of your favorite foods can help you be realistic with your weight loss goals. Armed with this knowledge, you can make better decisions on what to eat and how much to walk.
Eating more fiber in your diet can help you feel more full, control blood sugar and cholesterol, and help you take in fewer calories and lose weight.