Tag Archives: Eating Behaviors

What holds the biggest potential for dieting failure? Hunger! Whether you have the munchies while watching your favorite show or you skipped lunch at work and walk through the door starving, hunger can make you choose greasy, calorie-laden junk food. By the time it’s over, it’s too late: you’ve been stricken by binge-eating. Don’t let this happen to you. Be proactive by taking these five steps to binge-proof your house, your car, your office, in fact, your whole life. Senseless hunger can strike anywhere. [Read more]

Kale is a leafy green vegetable which is grown for its edible leaves. A member of the cabbage family, the plants have either green or purple leaves with a slightly tough stem running through their middle. The edges of the leaves tend to be either flat or curly. Kale comes either whole or pre-chopped, and it can be eaten raw or cooked. This health-promoting vegetable can be commonly found in most stores the world over. [Read more]

More people than ever before have found themselves working from home these days. And though the perks are great, like no commute and holding Zoom meetings in your pajama pants, there are some downfalls. One of those downfalls is the ability to snack all day long. After all, the kitchen is right there, and the temptation to grab just a little something from the pantry during a work break is powerful. But mindless eating is a big contributor to weight gain. Too many calories that you don’t burn off end up getting stored as fat. And yet, it’s much harder to resist temptation when there is an easy path to get to it, like a pantry full of treats right down the hall. [Read more]

If you’re searching for a healthy way to lose weight faster, soups can be a great tool to fill you up and help you stay with your diet. But not all soups have the same benefits. If you’re eating soup for weight loss, it’s good to gather several recipes that have proven to be both healthy and satisfying. That way, you’ll always have a go-to recipe at your fingertips. [Read more]

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the specter of infection and illness impacting all aspects of daily life. Even if a COVID-19 vaccine is developed it may not be widely available for some time, and many scientists predict that similar new threats will emerge in years to come. Recent history has many examples of pandemics including the 1918 H1N1 virus, commonly known as Spanish Flu. [Read more]

Weight loss is incredibly difficult because so much of the process is psychological. When you have an impulse or craving, you’re experiencing a powerful decision-making influencer. Takeout food, for instance, is easy, comforting and saves time. It’s an instant gratification that manipulates your would-be logical thinking with emotional triggers. But if you limit these day-to-day meal decisions, when you’re most vulnerable to slip up, you can remove impulse from the equation and replace it with good habits. [Read more]

Whether you are encouraging your kids to eat healthier or trying to improve your own nutrition, adding more vegetables to your diet can help a lot. Nutritional experts recommend a minimum of five servings of vegetables every day, but most people fall far short of that goal. If you own diet is deficient in the vegetables, you may need to think more creatively. There are plenty of other ways to serve up vegetables, and side dishes are only one of them. Here are seven sneaky ways to incorporate more healthy vegetables into your daily diet. [Read more]

When people talk about diets and eating healthy, it might conjure up an image of small plates filled with weird food you don’t want to eat. But eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself. You don’t have to forsake your favorite dishes in order to care for your body. You just need to modify them a bit. Below you’ll find a few healthy alternatives that will give your diet a makeover and still allow you to enjoy dinner time. [Read more]

Diet and nutrition have a great deal to do with managing your type 1 and type 2 diabetes.  Since your doctor has provided guidelines for the maximum number of carbohydrates you should consume per meal, it pays to use your allotment wisely. The best strategy is to focus on consuming complex carbs and staying away from simple carbs.  [Read more]

Belly fat is one of the most stubborn and dangerous types of body weight to carry. It can make it difficult to pull off certain outfits, but it also makes you more prone to serious health problems, such as heart disease and type II diabetes. If you’re trying to lose stomach weight, you may want to consider incorporating some of these foods in your diet.  [Read more]