Some people turn to food as a way of responding to and coping with their feelings, with food often filling an emotional void for them. This can lead to binge eating and other eating disorders, weight gain, and other related health issues. And sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish the difference between emotional hunger and true physical hunger.... Read More
Are Your Hunger Pangs for Real?
If you always feel hungry, did you know that it’s not always a physical need for nutrition? It can be a psychological need or an emotional need as well. Sometimes we feel hungry because we’re bored, sad or stressed. So how do you know that your body actually needs food? Let's delve into my eight steps for figuring out if those hunger pangs are for real.... Read More
The Lowdown on Adrenal Fatigue
Adrenal fatigue is thought to be one of the (many) health issues that can be attributed to our high-stress lifestyles. Because there is no widely accepted definitive test for adrenal fatigue, it's still quite controversial. Fatigue, cravings, inability to sleep, and mood swings are real. And common. Let's dive into what we know about adrenal fatigue, and learn some ways to deal with it.... Read More
3 Tips to Avoid Overeating at Mealtime
We all do it. Sometimes the amazing aroma and delicious flavor gets the best of us. Especially if we're a bit on the hungry side. I'm talking about overeating at meals. This can have a big impact on our weight, energy levels, and overall health and well-being. Of course our body needs fuel, and so we feed ourselves with some amazing, healthy foods. But still, no matter how healthy the food, we may overeat. In this post, I'm going to give you three solid tips for preventing that from happening. Seriously! If you can make these three things a regular habit and part of your daily routine, you've got one up on the overeating cravings.... Read More