Emotional Eating: What Is It?  (Miniseries Part 1 of 3)

Emotional Eating: What Is It? (Miniseries Part 1 of 3)

This is part 1 of a three part miniseries on a very touchy subject. Today, we will define emotional eating and show you how it differs from physical hunger. In part 2, we will provide tools to help you understand when … Continue reading

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Weight Loss And Your Brain

Weight Loss And Your Brain

There are many reasons to lose weight, but if you needed more motivation, new research points to an interesting relationship between your brain and your weight. Obese people have a 35 percent higher chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to … Continue reading

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The Curious Connection Between Your Gut and Brain

The Curious Connection Between Your Gut and Brain

An imbalance in gut bacteria can throw off your physical health, but recent evidence is pointing to the effects on mental health as well. A fascinating article in The Verge opens with the story of a teenager suffering from OCD … Continue reading

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Food and the Brain: Hunger Satisfaction

Food and the Brain: Hunger Satisfaction

This is a guest blog post by Jennifer Lee, Ph.D. The regulation of how much we eat and drink is a constant battle for many of us.  Our brains and bodies use a combination of signals to indicate “fullness”: sensory … Continue reading

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