"What causes overeating?" Someone asked this question a few days ago, and it's the $64,000 question. This is what the entire weight loss industry including supplement, drugs and fitness are trying to figure out. Whoever finds out what the answer is will become a billionaire overnight. With that said, I don't believe there is a single answer to this question, I … [Read more...] about What Causes Overeating
I'm in New York for a conference and I've been eating more food than I would normally have if I weren't away at an event. There are open bar dinner and cocktail parties with free food. Free chocolates all over the trade show floor. And a constant invite to go out and have breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, late night snack etc with so many different people. It's very easy to … [Read more...] about Overeating Causes Overeating
The buffet's are treating me well here in vegas even though I'm downright abusing them. (it's not a fair trade at all) Eating at buffets has reminded me of the inherent contradiction to the healthy eating mantra of eating a 'variety' of foods. It's pretty common to hear health/fitness marketers advise eating a diet with as much food variety as possible...the … [Read more...] about Food Variety – A Catch 22
The Saints won a great game yesterday and while they were doing it we consumed copious amounts of chicken wings, pizza, nachos and beer. And then I got to thinking about how often people in north america (and I'm sure all over the world) get together to celebrate various events and holidays with large feasts. This is just a short list of event that involve a … [Read more...] about Overeating at Holidays and Parties
A friend of mine related a rather embarrassing but revealing story about eating habits the other day. She was telling us about a barbecue she has just attended, the host was a large woman (around 300 pounds), we'll call her "Tracey" Anyway, Tracey wouldn't eat much at dinner and weighed all of her food, and avoided salad dressing and seemed to have a very strict almost … [Read more...] about Are You Ashamed Of Eating In Front of People?