Why Stress Can Lead to Overeating

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterStress can lead to overeating due to the powerful soothing effect that some foods have. Stress releases hormones and chemicals in your body that practically beg you...

Eating In Front of the TV Vs. at the Table

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIt turns out that the stereotype of the couch potato is right on target. If you eat too many of your meals in front of the television versus at your dinner table, do...

Why Does Junk Food Make Us Feel So Good?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterOn the matter of junk food, why does it make you feel so good? If it is so bad for you, why does it taste so downright yummy? And why do you get such a euphoric...

Why Does Eating Feel Soothing?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIf you have a peaceful and soothing feeling after eating fatty foods, there is good news. This is a natural reaction, and not necessarily an inability on your part...

Can a Juice Cleanse Help Break Unhealthy Eating Habits?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterTo answer this question, you first need to know exactly what a “juice cleanse” is. Also known as juice fasting, this is a practice of taking in no solid...

Are You Eating to Fill a Void in Your Life?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterAre you eating for emotional reasons? Maybe you eat to celebrate a positive achievement, or to punish yourself for some type of failure. This is a case where you may...

The Physical Differences Between the Feelings of Hunger and Thirst

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterA lot of us overeat, or eat unhealthy junk and comfort foods, when we are not even hungry. Our body is really asking for liquids, but we eat instead. Why is it that...

The Negative Consequences of Food Addiction

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterFood addiction happens for emotional and physiological reasons. Multiple experiments at respected medical and health institutions show that tasty foods filled with...

What Our Cavemen Ancestors Can Teach Us About Our Eating Habits

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterCavemen did not have the benefit (or what we are increasingly finding out is a deadly disadvantage) of modern chemical-based agriculture. We now know how to make...

Can Fatty Foods Be Addictive?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterFats are an essential part of proper nutrition. But as you know, eating too much fat can be unhealthy. And then there is the problem of flavor. Some fat-filled foods...

Are You Addicted to Junk Food?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterAre you addicted to junk food? No? Then let's try a little experiment. Double bacon cheeseburger … pepperoni pizza with extra cheese … doughnuts …...

7 Sweet Steps to Stop Those Sugar Cravings

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIf you are absolutely unsuccessful in steering clear of the wonderfully sweet taste of sugar, you shouldn't feel bad. That is because your brain is hardwired to...

Does Food Ever Really Make You Happy?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterResearch shows that sugar, fatty foods and chocolate please your brain. So your mind releases “feel good” chemicals to reward you. Foods with calcium,...

Is Chocolate Really Addictive?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterChocolate lovers, rejoice! Your inability to stop stuffing your face with sweet, creamy wonderful tasting chocolate is less about will power and more about your...

What Makes Sugar Addictive?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIf you are one of the millions suffering from an unhealthy sugar addiction, you understand how hard it is to resist. And according to pediatric endocrinologist Dr....

Why Salty Foods Can Be Addictive

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterWhy is salt is so addictive, and how can you defeat your unhealthy salt cravings? You know too much salt can cause heart and circulatory problems, so what makes you...

Should You Eliminate Junk Food from Your Diet Cold Turkey?

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIf you find yourself craving food that is bad for you, it may not be a good idea to use a “cold turkey” approach to quitting. There is confusion as to...

5 Unhealthy Eating Habits to Avoid

Share on Facebook Share on TwitterIt is easy to adopt poor eating habits. Especially in a world where society demands speed. Everyone wants fast Internet connections, fast banking, fast service at...

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