Category Archives: Food for Thought

Eating Addictive? Depends On The Food

I don’t claim to be a scientist but I feel I know enough about food addiction and emotional-eating that I am going to challenge the recent article in The Guardian, “Eating, Not Sugar, is Addictive” as only being half right. The article which outlines the results of a study about overeating is suggesting that it is […]

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3 Ways Free Food Comes With A Cost

I travel a lot. In fact, I seem to be living out of a suitcase at least one day a week. My road trips involve staying in many different hotels. Fortunately with all my camping-away-from-home experience I have a fairly good system in place when it comes to maintaining a healthy eating schedule. Breakfast for […]

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Promoting Fat-Shaming and Body-Shaming is Not Cool

Standing in the slow-moving grocery line, I began scanning the magazine rack looking to pick one up and leaf through it while I wait. The selection was mostly tabloid and fashion magazines but they all had a common denominator, either applauding or shaming someone’s body. The articles that were also displayed on the cover used […]

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One Food Marketing Ploy That Cons Us

  There is no question: we are becoming more interested in what we are eating and starting to look for healthier, low-calorie foods with natural ingredients. With the rise of chronic diseases and obesity rates we are starting to acknowledge that what we eat may be contributing to our declining health, and seeking out foods […]

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Why Smells Trigger Cravings

Have you ever noticed that smells can spark strong memories? Some smells can transport you back to your childhood days, or to a very special moment in your life. My mood can instantly change when I walk past a theatre popping a new batch of popcorn. Catching a whiff of the hot buttery corn boosts […]

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4 Easy Ways To Eat Healthy While Travelling

I turn to travelling in order to stimulate my senses, restore my energy, and get away from my normal routine. Unfortunately, the disruption of my routine can throw my digestive system out of balance, especially if I fall completely off the rails in my eating and drinking habits. I think you have an understanding of […]

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