Why is dieting so bad?

Why is dieting so bad?

Why is dieting so bad? As I’ve mentioned previously, most of us are born with the innate ability to know what our bodies need and when. We slowly lose this ability through social conditioning or for other reasons. Some of these reasons being: eating because we are...
Why do we overeat?

Why do we overeat?

What does it mean to overeat? It means to take in more energy than our bodies need. If we are consistently taking in more food than our bodies are using, the extra weight gets stored as fat. This takes us back to our energy equation: energy in (food) > energy out...
Overcome Emotional Eating

Overcome Emotional Eating

What is emotional eating? I’m sure we’ve all experienced this more than once. When you reach for a sweet when you’re anxious about a deadline you’re supposed to be working on, when you eat a large bag of crisps after dinner because you’re lonely or when you eat a...
Mindful Eating Practices

Mindful Eating Practices

Keeping the principles of mindful eating in mind, let me introduce you to some mindful eating practices you can start putting into place. Don’t try and change everything at once. All habit changes take time. It’s better if you choose one new practice at a time, once...
Lose Weight Eating the Foods You Love

Lose Weight Eating the Foods You Love

If you’ve been dieting for many years, you have probably come to believe that the only way you can lose weight is to cut out most of the foods that you love eating. The very thought of this might make you feel defeated before you even start the diet. If you get as far...