‘food cravings’

Exploring Food Addiction: Is It Real?

By Robyn Priebe on 03/16/2011

Do you think you may struggle with food addiction?  It's so common for us to hear people express this concern when talking about the challenging relationship we may have with food (or certain foods).  The common culprits are high sugar foods, refined starches, and in particular a combination of refined carbohydrates and fat seems to kick off an addictive cycle […] Read more »

Habit-Based Eating

By Robyn Priebe on 09/15/2010

One of the classes we teach at Green Mountain focuses on the various types of food cravings people have: physical cravings, those due to food exposure, and habit-based cravings.  Wanting to eat out of habit it usually a response to an event, location, activity, time of day, or routine of some sort.  Some common examples are eating while watching TV, snacking […] Read more »

Turning off the TV for Health & Healthy Weights

By Robyn Priebe on 06/23/2010

The more I think about it, the more I'm inclined to recommend getting rid of our TVs, or at least using them less.  Now that said, I'll admit I'd be the biggest hypocrite in the world if I told other people to stop watching TV completely, because I definitely use mine on a daily basis.  However I do feel that TV watching […] Read more »

Healthy Weight Loss: Managing Food Cravings

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/20/2007

Study: Food Cravings May Just Be Calorie Cravings When we think we’re dealing with carbohydrate cravings, a new study published in the International Journal of Obesity suggests we’re really just craving calories. But not just any source of calories…something that has a lot of them. We’re hungry, and we want something to satisfy. As we all know, that’s usually not a […] Read more »

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