Starting a diet after self-isolation…. good or bad idea?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly brought its share of consequences, changes and uncertainty. While reopening begins gradually after several months spent at home, many people may have the desire to turn to restrictive diets to lose weight. This desire for weight loss could be motivated by a possible weight gain […]

Coping with an eating disorder during the coronavirus outbreak

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An eating disorder often thrives on loneliness, uncertainty and anxiety, all the elements that are heightened during those extraordinary times of this Coronavirus pandemic. As a result, someone with an eating disorder could be faced with even more struggles amid this COVID-19 outbreak. To help and support individuals with an […]

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, […]