What’s Behind Food Cravings?

You’d know a food craving if you ever had one. It’s an intense desire to eat a specific food, or a specific kind of food, like something sweet or something salty. A food craving is unlike normal hunger and may be something that is felt even in the absence of normal hunger.

Eating and TV

A study by the US-based National Weight Control Registry looked at the number of hours of television watched each week by people who had successfully lost at least 13 Kg and maintained it for at least a year.

Be More Inspired to Live Healthy

Did you ever watch a movie about a health and wellness related topic that really got you thinking about making a change in your life toward greater health? Sometimes, a movie can inspire you to make healthier choices in a way that nothing else can.

The Dairy Dilemma

If you have always thought that you needed to consume three servings of dairy products a day to get adequate calcium, science now points to the strong possibility that this isn’t so. Whether it was motivated by pressure from the dairy lobby or bad science, it seems that the recommendation for 1,000 mg of calcium each day is under scientific scrutiny.

Whole Body Eating

Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, has some excellent advice about integrating body wisdom into the process of eating. You can learn more by watching her video on the subject. Here is a summary of her ideas.