It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on August 26, 2019 in Click Here for Happiness
These 14 mindful eating tips can help you understand your relationship with food, lose weight, and develop your mindful eating superpower.
By Alan Castel Ph.D. on August 25, 2019 in Metacognition and the Mind
How can children and adults be more likely (and like) to eat healthier foods? Following a few good friends can make some big differences.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on August 25, 2019 in Never Binge Again
True or false? We should cultivate a fear of strong food cravings if we ever want to stop overeating. False!
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on August 23, 2019 in Beauty Sick
A new study finds warning that fashion ads have been digitally altered to improve models’ appearance does not help women’s body image or make the images seem less realistic.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on August 15, 2019 in Never Binge Again
What if you could use your favorite quote to obliterate your desire to emotionally overeat?
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on August 14, 2019 in Eating Mindfully
WW (Weight Watchers) has just released Kurbo, a diet app for kids. As an eating disorder specialist, I find this deeply concerning.
By Juan M Dominguez Ph.D. on August 14, 2019 in Motivated Behaviors
Most of us imagine that overeating will impact our waistline, but few wonder whether it also changes the brain.
By Gregg McBride on August 05, 2019 in The Weight-ing Game
Good news! You can have your cake and eat it, too. But that might start with changing your questions about how to achieve the weight loss success that's evaded you up till now.
By Carolyn C. Ross M.D., M.P.H. on August 04, 2019 in Real Healing
How much longer are we willing to risk our health to get thinner? The keto diet offers few benefits but some specific risks.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on August 03, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Most people have never considered how common phrases like "XYZ food triggered me to overeat" are sabotaging their sense of control over their diet and their lives! (Paradigm Shift)
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on August 01, 2019 in Eating Mindfully
Is body positivity for everyone? Here is what the commercialized #bopo movement may be missing
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on July 28, 2019 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
Depression does not just affect your mood; it also affects your mind and body.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 27, 2019 in Never Binge Again
After an eating mistake, most people get caught up with negative emotions that actually make the next mistake more likely. Read this brief article to help you break the cycle.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 27, 2019 in How To Do Life
7 tips on losing weight and keeping it off, embedded in a story.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 24, 2019 in Canine Corner
Obesity is a major health factor in North American dogs, influenced by surprising factors including feeding schedules and whether the owner is overweight.
By Judy Scheel Ph.D., L.C.S.W., CEDS on July 23, 2019 in When Food Is Family
Guilt and fear of wrongdoing often induce shame in people with eating disorders. Examining what underlies shame aids in recovery.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 21, 2019 in Never Binge Again
What's more addicting than chocolate? What are the most addictive foods in the world? National survey data may surprise you!
By Carolyn C. Ross M.D., M.P.H. on July 14, 2019 in Real Healing
Traumatic experiences, especially during childhood, are extremely painful. Reactions to and changes from these experiences can be passed down.
By Charlotte Markey Ph.D. on July 11, 2019 in Smart People Don’t Diet
Has body image improved or gotten worse across time? The answer may surprise you.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 10, 2019 in Never Binge Again
True or False?: A little emotional eating for comfort during times of stress is inevitable. Answer: False.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 09, 2019 in Canine Corner
A human eating disorder seems to have motivated dog owners to feed their pets grain-free dog foods—which the FDA warns may pose a health risk for dogs.
By Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D. on July 08, 2019 in Hope for Relationships
Help is not always something you’re willing to accept. Help is a three-step process.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 07, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Emotional overeating plagues millions of people, but a few simple tweaks to how you think of it can make all the difference.
By Georgia Ede MD on June 30, 2019 in Diagnosis: Diet
Stabilizing blood sugar and lowering insulin levels can take your brain off of the internal hormonal and neurotransmitter roller coaster caused by most modern diets.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
The nucleus accumbens deep in your brain may trigger your food cravings
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