Depression, Overeating and Wt Gain
According to the CDC, 43% of adults diagnosed with depression are obese. Today we’ll look at why. But first let’s answer the common question: What’s the difference in being sad and clinical depression? Being sad is a response to a situation, event, that causes you to be upset
Do you find comfort in food?
When I say “comfort food” what images come up for you? Roasted veggies? A spinach salad? How about water with fresh limes? NO??? Well, that was a joke really. When we turn to food for comfort it is usually not something we think of as healthy food. Starchy food like
Why You Can’t Stick to a Diet
You have good intentions. You do your research. You weed through different plans and programs finally selecting the one you think will work for you. You set a goal and then pick a start date. Let the weight loss begin! But something happens, you can’t stick to a diet. AGAIN!
How Parents Unknowingly Raise Emotional Eaters
How Parents Unknowingly Raise Emotional Eaters If you have followed me for any length of time you know that I am a dietitian who cares more about WHY you eat versus WHAT you eat. There are plenty of dietitians out there who can tell you what to eat to manage
Where Emotional Eating Begins
Understanding where emotional eating begins There is a saying that kids are resilient. I think that’s a load of crap. Kids are fragile. Kids are impressionable – like sponges. Kids are developing, learning, growing, testing out boundaries, and discovering. The prefrontal cortex, where decisions are made, is still developing into
5 Questions to Ask Before You Begin a Wt Loss Program
I’ve been working with weight loss clients exclusively for eight years. I want to share with you 5 questions I recommend asking yourself before you begin any weight loss program. I’ve developed this checklist through the years after seeing what works and unfortunately, seeing what doesn’t. Why am I overweight?