The word “cheat” in relation to food should be banned. Saying this word means that we are immediately adding negative connotations to the foods we eat. What then happens is our words expand to “oh I was naughty at the weekend” or “I was really BAD yesterday”. Fundamentally we are attributing our emotional responses toContinue reading “Cheat Days”
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I have touched on dieting in a number of ways on my social platforms but today I wanted to really focus on restrictive dieting. This is something I see and hear a lot and has many negative health implications. Naturally I believe that with any diet there is going to be a level of ‘restriction’Continue reading “Restrictive Dieting”
Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?
We’ve all heard of having our 5 a day, but something we don’t hear as much is the idea of eating the rainbow. I am obsessed with having as many colours as I can on my plate and nothing upsets me more than a beige meal. I know however that my passion for colour isn’tContinue reading “Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?”
Emotional Eating: “propensity to eat in response to positive and negative emotions” What is emotional eating? Defined as above emotional eating happens when we overeat in response to our emotions. This can include feelings of stress, boredom or sadness to name a few and causes us to eat, even when we are not feeling physicallyContinue reading “Emotional Eating”