What is Emotional Eating?

Throughout our lives, we consciously and unconsciously connect feelings with food. Therefore, it’s so important to think about how and why we eat, rather than just what we eat. Emotional eating is when we use food to comfort ourselves or repress negative emotions.  Stress-eating How many of you reach for chocolate, pastries, crisps, or aContinue reading “What is Emotional Eating?”

Dealing With Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. This has been running since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. We all have suffered from stress in our lives whether because of moving home, exams, work, bereavement, an illness, children, divorce, financial troubles or other. In fact, we’re soContinue reading “Dealing With Stress”

Stress and the Digestive System

In this article I’m going to explore the relationship between stress and the digestive system. The food and drink that you should incorporate in your diet, and those you should avoid. We have all suffered from stress at some point in our lives whether due to exams, work, a bereavement, an illness, children, divorce, financialContinue reading “Stress and the Digestive System”

5 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

So, you’re doing everything you can to lose weight? Going to the gym regularly and eating healthy but still no results? As we age, our metabolism tends to slow down and we will often make mistakes by not changing our habits inline with our body. Below is a list of 5 Reasons You May NotContinue reading “5 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight”