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!

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There’s been a lot of talk about whether foods can be addictive or not.  In truth, there are a group of foods, called “ultra-processed industrial formulations” that have been engineered in the nutrition lab and that contain high amounts of fats, sugar and salt.  These foods can lead to eating behaviors that are addictive.  Studies show that 50% of the American diet consists of these ultra-processed food-like substances and that these foods are a cause
Whether you’ve been stressed about your health, suffered losses, tired of the quarantine, had financial stressors, working long hours or had a relationship breakup, stress has become a constant irritant for many of us. If you’re struggling with binge eating, emotional eating or food addiction, your eating behaviors may be the first sign that you are stressed to the max. When the situation goes on for weeks or months, and the stress becomes chronic, the
When you hold a negative picture or are dissatisfied with your body, it can be a significant predictor of compulsive overeating, binge eating, emotional distress, depression and problems in your relationships.  Having positive feelings about your body if you are in a bigger body may be difficult in a culture filled with images of the thin “ideal,” but it’s not impossible.    In this podcast, you will learn: 1. How childhood adversity or trauma affects
Despite the research, many people continue to look for a “perfect diet” (diet to go on) and cycle from one fad diet to the next, hoping that they will find a quick fix or a solution to their food and body image issues.   They are often excited when starting a new fad diet, then disappointed when they are not able to stay on their chosen diet or to maintain their gains.  But have you ever
There are over 200 million searches on google for the term “food addiction.”  Food addiction affects a large number of individuals, even though it’s not accepted as a true diagnosis (yet) by the medical profession.  Using the Yale Food Addiction Scale, 5-10% of the general population test positive for food addiction.  Over half of individuals diagnosed with binge eating disorder also meet criteria for food addiction. When you struggle with food addiction, the basic principles