Category: Food & Fun Stuff

Tips On How To Eat More Mindfully

In today’s hectic and confusing world it’s easier than ever to slip into poor eating habits that lead to pre-diabetes, obesity and other health related problems. The good news is that WE CAN RECOVER! We simply need to slow down and eat more mindfully to improve our mental health and weight problems. The explosion of fast food and… Read more »

Hedonic Hunger and Weight Loss

Hedonic Hunger and Weight Loss Hedonic hunger describes the desire and drive to eat for pleasure in the absence of an energy deficit (Witt & Lowe, 2014). In other words, eating for gratification and not necessity! For this blog think of “hedonic” as “hedonistic,” a pleasurable but naughty, self-indulgent behavior. Most often “hedonistic” consumption correlates with… Read more »

Fat, Food and Hibernation

Humans Were Built for Migration, Not Hibernation BreakThrough! explores the reasons why we eat what we do, and how our thoughts, emotions, and life experience affect our eating behavior. So…to appreciate why we have the tendency to choose foods high in fat, sugar, and carbohydrates, it’s helpful to understand why these foods are so attractive… Read more »