Emotional eating

Can You Really Be Addicted to Food?

by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD

There has been a lot of media attention on food addiction research.  Scientists are curious about this possibility because the brain region (and neurochemicals) involved with substance abuse, are also implicated in overeating.   But there are a lot of reasons, other than addiction, that can explain the rewarding aspect of eating.

Intuitive Eater's Holiday Bill of Rights-Part 2

 

After creating the Intuitive Eater's Holiday Bill of Rights, I thought about the collective wisdom of Intuitive Eating Professionals on LinkedIn, (which consists of over 800 allied health professionals).  And so I posed the following question to the group: