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Emotional Eating & Weight Issues Counseling Northbrook, Chicago IL

Emotional Eating & Weight Issues Counseling Northbrook, Chicago IL | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it

Do you struggle with emotional eating, bingeing, or other eating issues? Are you always trying unsuccessfully to lose weight? Counseling can help. 

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Read more about emotional eating and download a free booklet that includes two questionnaires; Are You An Emotional Eater? & What Type Of Emotional Eater Am I? It then goes on to explain the different types of eating disorders and useful strategies to help you to begin to learn how to overcome emotional eating.

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Read more about emotional eating and download a free booklet that includes two questionnaires; Are You An Emotional Eater? & What Type Of Emotional Eater Am I? It then goes on to explain the different types of eating disorders and useful strategies to help you to begin to learn how to overcome emotional eating.

 

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Emotional Eating Workshop

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Join Dr. Sarah Allen at Tash Fitness on November 19 for her presentation on Simple Steps To Overcome Emotional Eating.
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Join me at Tash Fitness in Skokie IL on Wednesday 11/19 at 6.30pm for a free workshop based on my booklet Simple Steps To Overcome Emotional Eating. If you can't make it to the workshop visit my website to download your free copy of the booklet.

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Tips For Happy & Less Stressful Holidays | Reduce Stress By Breathing

Tips For Happy & Less Stressful Holidays | Reduce Stress By Breathing | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
You want the holidays to go smoothly but many things can cause stress levels to go into overdrive. Here's a great way to reduce stress by breathing.
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An explanation of magic breathing trick that really helps when you feel stressed. How to do it and why it works.It can be really useful to do to prevent emotional overeating.

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An explanation of magic breathing trick that really helps when you feel stressed. How to do it and why it works.
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An explanation of magic breathing trick that really helps when you feel stressed. How to do it and why it works.

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Why Oreos Are As Addictive As Cocaine To Your Brain

Why Oreos Are As Addictive As Cocaine To Your Brain | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
A small study with rats shows that the brain responds to Oreos just like it does “real” drugs.
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Research supports the theory that high-fat/high-sugar foods stimulate the brain in the same way that drugs do.

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More than temptation, stress causes overeating during the holidays | Gustafson - Auburn Reporter

More than temptation, stress causes overeating during the holidays | Gustafson - Auburn Reporter | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
More than temptation, stress causes overeating during the holidays | Gustafson
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Stress eating, or emotional eating as it is sometimes called, is not yet fully understood by scientist.
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New study found most of us overindulge during the holidays due to heightened stress rather than tradition or a craving for comfort foods.

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How To Stop Emotional Eating

How To Stop Emotional Eating | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
Emotional eating triggers feelings of guilt, powerlessness and shame. Here are 3 questions to help you stop.
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For more info on Emotional Eating and to download my FREE booklet Simple Steps To Overcome Emotional Eating visit www.drsarahallen.com

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Looking through a broken mirror: Understanding distorted body image in children and teens

Looking through a broken mirror: Understanding distorted body image in children and teens | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
“When negative thoughts about body image get so overwhelming and distressing that they interfere with a child’s or teen’s daily functioning, that should be a red flag that something more is going on,” says Dr.
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Eating disorders are up, driven by the toxic message: beauty is slim - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Eating disorders are up, driven by the toxic message: beauty is slim - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
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Eating disorders are up, driven by the toxic message: beauty is slim
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The number of pre-teens being treated with eating disorders has trebled in four years.
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How can we change this message? The media has always given this message but with increased internet use we are constantly bomarded with the idea that we can only be beautiful if slim.

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What You Should Know About Binge Eating Disorder: 3 Doctors ...

What You Should Know About Binge Eating Disorder: 3 Doctors ... | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
With up to 4 million Americans having binge eating disorder, it's a significant health issue for our nation. Binge eating disorder has a wide variety of causes, and sometimes it can be caused by several different reasons, even in ...
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Great tips for recognizing and treating Binge Eating (BED) as well as what to do to help someone you love experiencing BED.

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Eating Disorders in Males - Everyday Health

Eating Disorders in Males - Everyday Health | Emotional Eating | Scoop.it
Eating Disorders in Males Everyday Health Most people assume eating disorders curse only females – that the bikini bodies gracing billboards and glossy magazines, beer commercials and NFL half-time shows perpetuate body image problems in the...
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November study in JAMA Pediatrics found 17.9 percent of adolescent boys were extremely concerned about their weight and physique.It's important to widen our lens and look for patterns of disordered eating in both females and males.

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