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Food Exposure and Cravings

By Robyn Priebe on 07/11/2012

Seeing food, smelling food, watching TV shows about food, talking about food, or just plain thinking about food are all various types of food exposure.  Food exposure is something we can’t avoid completely. However, a common result of frequent food exposure is frequent food cravings. If your environment is littered with food cues, our latest FitBriefing, What Your Food Cravings […] Read more »

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50% off Valentine’s Day Candy

By Robyn Priebe on 02/15/2012

Ah, the day after Valentine’s Day…. if you are hitting the stores today prepare for some food exposure via bins and end-caps full of cheap candy leftover from the holiday.  As great as that deal looks, it’remember that just because it’s a good price, it doesn’t mean it’s a good deal.  Often the candy from holidays like Valentine’s Day, Easter, or Halloween is inferior to […] Read more »

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The “See-Food Diet”

By Robyn Priebe on 04/27/2011

For weeks I’ve had a book sitting on my desk with a picture of a carrot and a piece of carrot cake on the cover.  Can you guess which picture catches my eye the most?  For weeks the thought “man, I want carrot cake,” has been popping into my head.  Food exposure is a major cravings-trigger for so many people, me included.  When […] Read more »

Food Pushers, When “No Thanks” Isn’t Enough

By Robyn Priebe on 09/29/2010

The topic of co-workers pushing food on one another came up in our class on Mindful Eating today.  Of course, it's not just co-workers who try to encourage us to eat; it could be friends, relatives, clients, etc.  However the fact that we are with co-workers an average of 5 days/week may make this a bigger problem than your aunt trying […] Read more »

Opportunity Eating

By Robyn Priebe on 02/10/2010

Oh good, everyone is in bed……what do we have in the kitchen? Opportunity eating can be eating food just because it’s available: Your co-worker bakes brownies for everyone at work and leaves them in the break room. The holidays roll around and the wide variety of food, and food abundance, leads to eating more. However there is another type of opportunity eating; […] Read more »

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