5 reasons why you still feel hungry after eating

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Did you ever find yourself opening the fridge or the pantry in search of cookies or chips right after finishing your supper? And after eating your cookies or chips, you might feel guilty and say to yourself that you will eat better tomorrow…but then the cycle repeats itself again. Having […]

Worried about holiday weight gain?

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The holidays are just around the corner and for many people, it is the most wonderful time of the year during which they can unwind and gather with family and friends. But, for some people, this particular time of the year can be quite stressful and overwhelming with regards to […]

How to help someone with an eating disorder?

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Eating disorders are defined as mental illnesses characterised by disordered thoughts and behaviours about food, weight and body image. There are many different types of eating disorders and the most common ones include: – Anorexia: characterised by an intense fear of gaining weight, resulting in food restriction and often accompanied […]

Intuitive eating as a means to achieve your well-being and your natural weight

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Spring is finally here and with the warmer weather comes the desire to lose weight for many people. Unfortunately, too often, people tend to resort to drastic measures of weight loss that promise rapid results but which can result in restriction, guilt and failure in the long term. In fact, […]

Body weight: not the only determinant of health!

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The month of January is well underway and many of you might have taken a New Year’s resolution of losing the pounds to achieve your healthy weight. The latter is traditionally calculated using the Body Mass Index (BMI) which takes into account your weight in relation to your height. Limitations […]

Binge-eating disorder: When eating becomes out of control

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When we hear about eating disorders, what comes to our mind more often is anorexia and/or bulimia. However, there is another eating disorder which is even more prevalent: Binge-Eating Disorder (BED). Even though it has only been officially recognized as an eating disorder in 2015 by the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and […]