Resources & Stories

May, 2024

The Gender Divide: How Intermittent Fasting Affects Men and Women Differently

Intermittent fasting, a method of eating that alternates between periods of fasting and eating, is gaining popularity as a tool for health management. Yet, it impacts both sexes differently, improving metabolic health in men but often disrupting metabolic and hormonal responses in women. Other dietary approaches can also negatively impact women, including those focused on restricting calories, animal or plant-based sources, entire food groups, or specific foods.

Apr, 2024

Designing the Ultimate Home Gym: Blending Fitness with Wellness

Designing your home gym is about creating a space that fits your workout needs and personal style. It starts with choosing an optimal location in your home and continues as you customize the area and select equipment for strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises. Adding features like а nutrition and hydration station, sauna, and jacuzzi elevates […]

Mar, 2024

Nutritional Deficiencies and Emotional Cravings Addressing Hidden Hungers in Women Over 40

Cravings in women over 40 are often dismissed as emotional eating. Mood fluctuations during peri- and menopause are commonly blamed for seeking comfort in food; yet, a lack of essential nutrients could be another significant cause. When the body lacks specific nutrients, it triggers cravings to correct these imbalances. Acknowledging that these cravings may actually […]

Feb, 2024

Yoga and Emotional Balance: the Science Behind Stress Reduction and Decreased Emotional Eating

Stress and eating habits share a complex relationship. Stress depletes energy because the body uses up resources to handle the stressor. Consequently, the body seeks high-fat, high-sugar foods to replenish these depleted resources. With this energy boost, the body becomes more equipped to manage stress, and this results in a drop in cortisol levels. Yet, […]

Jan, 2024

Alcohol’s Hidden Role in Weight Gain

A staple in social gatherings and quiet evenings alike, alcohol is more than just a beverage that alters mood and behavior temporarily. It is a substance that carries a range of effects on the body, from increasing the body’s caloric intake to affecting hormones that support metabolism. These effects of alcohol are subtle in their […]

Dec, 2023

Neurological Pathways of Emotional Eating Rewiring the Brain Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is based on the idea that negative thoughts influence emotions, which then shape behaviors. This approach proves particularly effective for emotional eating, where irrational thoughts trigger strong emotions, which, in turn, leads to eating to suppress these emotions.

Dec, 2023

Journaling for Emotional Clarity Research-Based Benefits of Tracking Eating Patterns and Emotions

Journaling for emotional eating is an effective self-help strategy that combines the art of writing with psychological introspection. This blend makes it a structured yet flexible way to dissect and understand the link between thoughts, feelings, and food choices. By engaging with journaling, understanding its impact, and applying tailored strategies we can help unmask the […]

Nov, 2023

The Gut-Brain Connection: How Probiotics Can Reduce Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is a familiar struggle where feelings lead us to the kitchen, not hunger. In these moments, comfort is sought in food – a chocolate bar, perhaps, to fill a deeper emotional need. This chocolate bar is a temporary fix, a lesson we’ve all learned, but how can we break free from such quick fixes? The solution may require a shift in mindset, as commonly advised, or perhaps there is a simpler solution we’ve overlooked.

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