motional eating… we’ve all been there. Whether it’s a pint of ice cream after a stressful day or a bag of chips after the kids go to bed, emotional eating can be a way to cope with life’s challenges. However, it can also leave us feeling chaotic, stuck, and out of control. Today on the blog, our intuitive eating dietitian, Ally Choo, takes us on a deep dive into what emotional eating is, when emotional eating may be an issue, the difference between emotional hunger and other types of hunger (did you know there are different types?), the signs of emotional hunger, and 4 steps to address it!
Bingeing can be a distressing experience and it makes sense why we would want to “fix” it by compensating the next day with restriction. However, the “solution” may actually be perpetuating the problem. Read on to find out what the binge-restrict cycle is, what the 5 stages of the cycle looks like, how bingeing and restricting impacts us, and 5 tips to break the cycle for good from a registered dietitian.
You may have heard the term “diet culture” popping up, but what exactly is it? We are doing a deep dive into what diet culture is, how to spot it in our day to day, the role social media plays in diet culture, why it’s so harmful, and 4 ways to combat it.
Food obsession often feels like an intense preoccupation with food. This can lead to trouble concentrating or focusing on school, work, or other responsibilities, or constantly tracking and budgeting your calories or portions. If this sounds like you, we’re here to help. Today on the blog, we dive into what food obsession is, the causes of food obsession, how food obsession steals your quality of life, and 4 ways to go from food obsession to food freedom for good.
Plagued with feeling guilty after eating certain foods? Or maybe when you feel you ate “too much” or caved to…