Everyone knows consuming too much sugar is unhealthy. Sugar is linked to many obesity-related illnesses as well as accelerates skin aging and cellular aging. Sugar cravings also play a major role in weight gain, food addiction and binge eating. The body is able to process small amounts of sugar, a simple carbohydrate, and convert it into energy. […]
If we should achieve our weight loss goals, it is particularly disheartening to regain some or all of those pounds. Grabbing the brass ring is great, dropping and losing it is not. Equally disheartening is the discovery that the weight regain may be the result of a betrayal by an ally. Our own bodies may […]
A reader emailed My Bariatric Life and asked bariatric dietician Elizabeth Anderson for her perspective on head hunger. Learn how to get your question answered. Dear Elizabeth, I am concerned about head hunger. Mainly, what to do when these cravings strike. I know all the standard answers, but many of these are not practical when I wake up […]
Emotional eating is an attempt to erase discomfort with food. Many people use food to relieve stress only to find that it is not much of a solution. The relief it provides is short-lived and before you know it the issue is back. We are at the point where we started but with the additional […]
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Have you considered starting a garden? Here's how to get started. Remember put your hands to GOOD USE. Keep them busy so they don't start idly popping comfort foods into your mouth during this stressful time. AND gardening is a great stress reliever. #MyBariatricLife #bariatrics #bariatric www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ixWDKDmjo ...