Food Cravings

How to Conquer Your Food Cravings

Rose Reisman | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

No matter how good your intentions are to eat well, there always seems to be another reason to get side-tracked. Food cravings tend to be associated with sugar, fat and salt. This doesn't mean you are deprived of these foods. Cravings have to do with the pleasure centre of your brain.

How to Beat the Winter Blues and SAD

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

SAD tends to present in adulthood and affects eight times more women than men. As we gain a deeper understanding of how circadian and seasonal rhythms are at play within our bodies, we will be better equipped to help patients combat wintertime blues and SAD. Here are six steps to get started.

How To Trick Your Mind To Stay Away From Junk Food

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Living

Weighing the consequences of poor eating could reduce your appetite for even the most tempting foods, according to a new study to being unveiled this ...

Um Tapping Your Forehead Could Reduce Food Cravings

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Living

Some simple, 30-second distraction tasks could help reduce cravings, even for your favourite foods, according to a new study. In the study, Richard...

Why We Love Comfort Food So Much

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Scientists have long searched for answers why food that is fatty, salty or sweet is so popular, in fact to the extent that many of us have a hard time stopping ourselves from overindulging in edibles we know are not particularly healthy but give us so much pleasure. Possible explanations go in all sorts of directions

Why Women Are Always Hungry (And Not Just For Food)

Brianna Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Brianna Goldberg

We know young women bouncing back from eating disorders, trying to renegotiate their relationships with food and their bodies, and mothers trying to square their nurturing instincts with their identities outside the home. But we found that many women were talking around those complexities without actually talking about them.

Fight Cravings Caused by Stress and Anxiety

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Since food cravings in response to stress will inevitable occur, whether you fight them or not, it seems more helpful to keep food items around that are healthy and non-fattening, like fruits and vegetables, and to stay away from the chips and candy you may prefer at the moment but will cause you regrets later on.

10 Ways To Fend Off Food Cravings

Everyday Health | Beth W. Orenstein | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Living

By Beth W. Orenstein; Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH It happens every time you start a diet to lose weight — you start cravin...

How to Satisfy Food Cravings

Rose Reisman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

There isn't a day that goes by when I don't have the craving for something with chocolate. Yours may be for bread, pasta, ice cream, cheese or something salty. We all have them. Are there other foods that will satisfy us in a healthier way? There sure are!

Yoga Mama

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

My doctor told me told me to enjoy every moment of my pregnancy and I wondered silently how I was supposed to enjoy the lingering nausea and epic exhaustion. After about a week of teaching and practising yoga, I noticed a huge difference. I felt fit, I felt strong, and I felt happy.

Show That Pizza Who's Boss: Tips To Fight Food Cravings

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 10.07.2011 | Canada Living

Nadeen Boman knows how to motivate people to get fit. The former pro cheerleader and certified trainer has helped whip women into shape as co-host of ...

Food Addiction: What Are We Searching For?

Melissa Ramos | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada
Melissa Ramos

From heartbreak to frustrations, many of us run to food to fill a void or feed our anger so much so that North America is facing an obesity epidemic -- an addiction to food in its own right. Maybe we can find love and comfort with whole foods.

Combating Pregnancy Cravings? Good Luck With That One

Lisa Tsakos | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada
Lisa Tsakos

One of my nutrition students ate at McDonald's every single day of her first trimester. She obviously knew better and fought it, at least for a little while, but the body wants what it wants.