Typically, we are happy to get awards. But, it is unlikely that any of the restaurants on the list of "Extreme Eating Awards" are thrilled to be there.
We are getting more savvy in understanding that mindless overeating isn't about personal failure. Let me repeat. It's not about failure that so many people are apt to overeat. There are so many reasons that we easily get railroaded into mindless eating--a friend brings over a cake, we are celebrating a birthday, lack of sleep, being tired after work and ordering a pizza, stress eating... One of the many factors has to do with our toxic food environment. There is an abundance of food options that just aren't healthy. And, these foods don't help us to eat in a mindful way (manipulating our taste buds to expect super sweet foods and getting us hooked on highly salted foods). Read More