Posts tagged food

Curb Compulsive Eating with The Food Therapist

It’s nearly 1 AM. You should be in bed but you’ve been hit with a nasty case of the midnight munchies. You’ve tried everything but meditating cravings away doesn’t ever seem to work nearly as well as health bloggers say it does. Before you know it, you’ve inhaled a pint of ice cream and, after deciding there’s no coming back from your failure, going back…

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3 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating: In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is no stranger to food. He’s written several books on the subject and is best known for his criticism of modern-day agriculture. He believes that the industrial revolution has distorted our relationship with our food and where it comes from. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto distills his approach to healthy eating into three simple steps: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly…

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Fabulous Uncovers: The Effects of Sugar on the Body

There are so many diet plans out there that advocate completely eliminating sugar from your diet, but you might be surprised to know that your brain actually needs sugar to function properly. Brain functions like thinking, memory, and learning are affected by glucose levels, and when you don’t get enough, those functions can become impaired. So yes, some sugar is actually good for you. Too…

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