Emotional vs Physical Hunger

It’s all very well to talk about emotional eating and sharing strategies to combat that, but how do you actually tell the difference between emotional and physical hunger? Well, I’m glad you asked, because this question comes up quite a lot and this is what we’ll be talking about today.

In the video below I actually share 5 differences between emotional and physical hunger. Next time you feel hunger run…

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Lentil and tomato soup

It’s this time of the year. The days are getting shorter, there is chill in the air and for me it’s a sure sign to pull my soup pot out and start cooking.

This lentil and tomato soup I everything I could ask for on a cold evening. It’s thick, warming, slightly spicy… Ok, have to run to eat some more;)

 

Lentil tomato soup

In the comments below please share your favourite recipe or…

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2nd weight loss challenge

 

Deep breath now, because the second challenge around weight loss is actually eating food (and never go fat free!). Shock horror, right? I know!

 

You are reading this so I assume you’ve been on at least one diet, and they are all pretty much the same – they tell you to take fat or carbs or protein out of your diet, or replace real meals with powders (have you tried…

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3 main weight loss challenges

There are 3 main challenges that most people (and my clients) have when they set out to lose weight, so let’s talk about them.

 

Today we’re going to look at the first challenge – food cravings (make sure to come back next week to look at challenge #2).

 

Have you ever wondered why the heck you have crazy cravings for all the “wrong food” as soon as you go on a…

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Today I wanted to share something from Dr Mark Hyman. If you don’t know him,

Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, a ten-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in the wellness field. He believes that we all deserve a life of vitality—and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. He is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by…

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Tap into your power (and support your hormones)

I went on a pill when I was 21 years old, because I had some facial hair that my doctor didn’t like the look of. We didn’t look at why I might have the hair, what was out of whack, and if we could solve it naturally. The pill was the only answer. I didn’t even know what other questions to ask.

 

When I think about it today – the…

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It’s complicated

I’ve always felt judged because of my body and not having a perfect figure. Whether that was true or not I disqualified myself from doing things I loved, from building relationships and convinced myself that I’m shy, and it’d be better for me to hide in the corner.

 

I let myself believe that just because I wasn’t a perfect size 8* (insert the number that resonates with you) I was less…

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Healthier Alternatives to Cereal to Kick Start Your Day On the Right Foot!

Did you know that sitting down for a bowl of breakfast cereal could be just as bad as going without breakfast altogether? Research shows that eating all-carbs breakfast will create cereal cravings in the afternoon. It’s also likely to make you eat more later in the day. This is what I experience as well.

While breakfast cereal might seem like an easy go to option for it’s quick and easy…

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Make your cooking last longer with this simple tip

Do you ever feel like you spent hours at the stove, only to serve dinner (which half of the family doesn’t even want to eat anyway) and then do it all over again the next day?

 

I hear you, cooking every day gets exhausting and who has time for it anyway?? Yet, eating healthy, home made meals is high on your list of priorities.

 

I have a solution for you: “cook…

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