Is it Hunger or a Craving?

Dealing with hunger and cravings can be difficult. It’s important to realize that many cravings are the result of behavior and habits, not your body’s hunger or actual need for food. A craving is something your mind wants, whereas hunger is something your body needs. It’s important to learn how to recognize the difference. It’s…

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Stress, anger, loneliness, boredom, anxiety, fatigue, frustration and helplessness can all become triggers for emotional eating. That’s because you’ve learned to use food to feel better. Even happiness can trigger emotional eating, because we use food to celebrate, too. Food is fuel. It shouldn’t be used as an anesthetic or for comfort. You should be…