‘Emotional Eating’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Help Me Stop Binge Eating

By Jacki Monaco

It took me two years to say it out loud. During a conversation with my Mother, as I was drowning in a river of tears and choking on every short breath, I managed to exhale a phrase that meant “help me stop binge eating.” Read This Related Article: Acknowledging the Legitimacy of Binge Eating DisorderAt that time, even though I […] Read more »

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Beyond Food: What Are You Really Hungry For?

By Erin Risius, MA

Have you ever been half way through your meal and realized that you are full, but continued to clean your plate anyway? And then maybe proceeded to go back for seconds or right to the dessert because, well, it’s there. Then that “stuffed” feeling kicks in followed by the regret and self-flagellating thoughts around eating too much – once again. […] Read more »

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Book Review: Eat Q – Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Today’s post is an interview with Susan Albers, PsyD, psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic and author of a number of books on mindful eating that we’ve been happy to promote over the years. In this post, she tells us about her newest book Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. What does Eat-Q mean? Eat-Q is not a phrase […] Read more »

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4 Steps For Overcoming Food Obsession: The Binge Eating Diaries

By Jacki Monaco

What Is Food Obsession? Binge eating, food addiction, and food obsession (in my opinion) are tightly intertwined. They overlap, but they are separate things. Binge eating is mental, the act of eating beyond physical comfort, feeling out of control, trying to satisfy a hunger that can’t be satiated with food. Food addiction might be a physical need for some, and […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Dieting Makes People Fat

By Jacki Monaco

When we embark on a diet, we’re setting sail on a “grand” journey of: Obsession. Success. Bad Day. Relapse. Failure. I’ll Start The Diet Again On Monday. Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com. Every time I’ve adhered to the strict rules of a diet, trying to color in […] Read more »

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