Mindless Pandemic Eating

At this time of crisis do you find yourself mindlessly eating too much and unhealthy foods out of boredom, anxiety, uncertainty, overwhelm, habit, or just being around food all day? Have you desperately attempted to force yourself to avoid eating only to binge later? What is the solution? Not willpower. Willpower…

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Does your Gut need a Makeover? Book Review of Hyde’s “The Gut Makeover”

The nutritional and medical world is abuzz about the  trendiest part of the digestive system, the gut microbiome. Studies show that the bacterial residents of your gut biome are correlated with weight, inflammation, various diseases, and even mental health. So why not give your gut a “makeover” for your health?…

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Eating Well is not That Complicated…

Sure there are a lot of studies out there professing this diet or that one is the best for health or weight loss. But here’s a little secret: it’s not nearly as complicated as all that. If I were to condense all the decent advice from nutritional studies of the…

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Healthy Food Challenge

If I gave you $30, sent you to any place that sells food, and challenged you to buy only healthy food, what would bring me? Quick Quiz Which of the following is likely a healthy food—pick all that you’d buy for my challenge: A packaged food that came from a…

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If you Want to Be Happy and Heart Healthy, Tweet Or Write Your Best Self

I’m reminded in my positive psychology course that our brains have a negativity bias. For good reason, the psychologists say. Our ancestors, the theory goes, would have gotten mauled or starved to death if they didn’t see the world as a scary, dangerous place. I would love to think of…

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