‘Mindful Eating’

Beyond the Diet Mentality: Chocolate, Pleasure and Eating What You Want

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of year again when thoughts turn to red hearts, cards sent, given to or received from loved ones, and, of course, chocolate. How did chocolate become the symbol of love on Valentine’s Day? According to at least one story I found on the Internet, the Aztecs viewed chocolate as an aphrodisiac. Long after chocolate made its way […] Read more »

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Help for Binge Eating Disorder: New Drug Approved by FDA

By Kari Anderson, DBH, LCMHC, CEDS

Vyvanse Approved To Treat Binge Eating Disorder Va va voom, here comes Vyvanse, a new drug just approved to treat Binge Eating Disorder (BED). Vyvanse is a central nervous system stimulant  that was first released in 2007 to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It has now been shown to “help curb binge eating episodes” and decrease the number of binge […] Read more »

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10 Healthy Eating Exercises That Can Really Make a Difference

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Continuing our Healthy Weight Week posts this week, today’s post talks about a key strategy for achieving and maintaining your healthy weight — mindful eating.  It’s about learning to listen and then trust what your body is telling you when it comes to eating. This post was one I wrote last year for SpaFinders. It’s perfect for today — Let Go […] Read more »

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