How our Food has been Engineered to be Addictive

How our Food has been Engineered to be Addictive

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. ...
I DON’T LIKE THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT MY BODY

I DON’T LIKE THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT MY BODY

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...
Finances, Emotions and Binge Eating

Finances, Emotions and Binge Eating

The current pandemic has resulted in an increase in fears about financial security. People have been experiencing feelings of stress, failure and anxiety around money matters. Dr. Galen Buckwalter coined the term “financial PTSD” which may affect over 20% of the US...
Overcoming body hatred

Overcoming body hatred

Many people with food and body image issues hold on to the belief that the only thing keeping them from being fat or fatter is having to whip themselves in shape periodically, or getting mad at themselves when they “make a mistake.” The negative self-talk and body...