In case you missed the article in the New York Times on Sunday, the question that was raised was “what if broccoli was marketed like other highly processed food we get tricked into buying?” Michael Moss, the author of “Sugar, Fat, and Salt: How the Food Giants Hooked Us” asked some of the master marketing
It is amazing to me how trainable our taste buds must be. I say this because many people at the beginning of my mindful eating class say they prefer to eat fast food, junk food, and processed food instead of fresh fruits and vegetables. They prefer the taste of food laden with chemicals and pesticides
Do you eat when you’re stressed, bored, or sad? Do you snack without noticing that you’re eating? Do you have trouble not eating certain foods if they’re around the house? Do you have a hard time not overeating? (e.g. eating until you’re too full)Are you easily enticed to eat, even when you’re not hungry? Are
This is the week in my mindful eating class where I suggest that people eat food that honors their taste buds, their body, and the environment. What does that mean? To me, it means eating food that puts a smile on my face and food that is local, organic, and seasonal as much as possible. I went
To stay excited about eating, I save up my pennies and go out to eat once in a while in places that know how to make really good food. It helps me remember to be a more creative cook, and it helps me remember how incredible food can taste from the hands of a really good chef.
How many times have you done a particular behavior even though you’ve told yourself just as many times that you aren’t going to do it ever again? Be honest. You don’t have to tell anyone. But, you do have to live with the consequences of your behavior. This morning it was me getting mad and
Do you eat when you’re stressed, bored, or sad? Do you snack without noticing that you’re eating? Do you have trouble not eating certain foods if they’re around the house? Do you have a hard time not overeating? (e.g. eating until you’re too full) Are you easily enticed to eat, even when you’re not hungry?
There are so many ways you can bring mindfulness into your workday. One of them is to be mindful about your body and feed it, move it, stretch it, and breathe in ways that support your energy, your productivity, and your emotional, mental, and physical well-being. At a recent two day workshop the facilitators made sure our energy
If you don’t know what “bliss point,” “sensory-specific satiety,” “mouth feel,” “perfect break point,” and “vanishing caloric density” are then you should probably read the new book entitled “Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us” or at least read an excerpt in the intriguing article by the author, Michael Moss, in this week’s