The Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross Show

Put an end to binge eating, food addiction and emotional eating. You can make peace with food and your body and have the energy and vitality you want!

EPISODE BLOGS

Food addiction, like addiction to drugs or alcohol, often begins as a way to manage stress, turn up the volume on pleasant emotions (like happiness or comfort), or dampen uncomfortable feelings (like anxiety, anger, or sadness). Since 2010, researchers at Yale University have been using the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) to identify people with food addiction.  Binge eating disorder shares a number of characteristics with food addiction. To download the guided imagery mentioned in
It’s been a tough day, week, month!  You’ve been struggling with your eating behaviors and you’ve been upset that you’ve starting binging more often.  Things had been going well for awhile and you thought you had the binging under control.  You convinced yourself after every binge that you won’t binge again.  And then, it happens again and again.  You may feel like a failure, disappointed in yourself or just tired of dealing with this issue.  But
Awareness is not enough.  Implicit bias makes it acceptable to discriminate against people for race but also for size, sexual orientation, age and abilities.  You may have a hard time identifying with bias based on skin color, but maybe you’re in one of the other groups that have been discriminated against.  Remember, if there isn’t justice for all, there won’t be justice for any.   DISCUSSED ON THE PROGRAM:  FREE MEDITATIONS – bit.ly/crossmd ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: To
Have you ever heard someone say: “The reason I overeat, is because I just love food”? I hear this a lot from my patients with food and body image issues. But when you think about it – food doesn’t taste any better if you eat just enough versus if you binge or overeat. So the question is: can you love food without having to eat more than your body needs. How does know this change
The question above comes from the 1984 movie “Starman” and has stuck in my mind because the answer to that question is what exemplifies what makes Americans great. Protests about the death of George Floyd and the COVID-19 pandemic may be triggering your binge eating, food addiction and emotional eating. In this video you will learn: 1. Four techniques to help yourself stabilize and avoid unwanted behaviors during stressful times 2. What makes Americans a