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Posts Tagged With ‘ Binge Eating ’

Understanding Triggers to Beat Cravings
April 4th, 2022

We are all vulnerable to food cravings, irrespective of how long we have been in food addiction recovery. Cravings are triggered by certain foods, people, places, and events, which cause the brain’s emotional centres to ignite. Cravings often catch us unaware and triggers sadly contribute to relapse. However, by understanding a person’s unique triggers they can keep cravings at bay, and you or your clients can attempt to stop cravings before these situations even occur. What Is A Trigger? We live in a loud, fast-paced world crammed full of potential triggers.  Every day we receive subtle,... Continue Reading

The Signs and Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder
March 2nd, 2022

Did you know that the online search term ‘binge eating’ has skyrocketed in recent months? As eating disorder rates soared during lockdown, this is unfortunately not a surprise; however, the misunderstanding and stigmas surrounding binge eating are causing people to turn to Google for support rather than a healthcare professional. As a Food Addiction Coach, my mission is to break stereotypes and debunk unhelpful myths that hinder people on their journey to health, fitness, and food serenity. People who binge and compulsively overeat feel compelled to eat when they are not hungry and can’t... Continue Reading

The Correlation Between Trauma & Food Addiction
November 15th, 2021

Food addiction and eating disorders are rarely about food. Disordered eating behaviours are most commonly connected to underlying emotional difficulties, frequently resulting from past traumatic experiences. To support a food-addicted client therapeutically, you must be able to understand the link between trauma and food addiction. In this article, I will outline the key correlations. The Relationship Between Trauma and Food Addiction Numerous studies have evidenced a close correlation between traumatic experiences and eating disorders, particularly binge eating disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa... Continue Reading

November 15th, 2021
Social Comparison and Eating Disorders
November 1st, 2021

For many of us, our phones, particularly our social media platforms, are the last thing we see at night and the first thing we see in the morning. Numerous studies have been conducted to determine how regular, consistent use of social media negatively impacts self-esteem, confidence, body image, eating habits, and diet.[1] I think all of us are familiar with the adverse influence social media can have on our self-esteem and body image as we are inundated with a flow of models, athletes, celebrities, and photoshopped images of perfect people. The primary reason for this is the comparison factor. Research... Continue Reading

November 1st, 2021
Guest Blog – Hormonal Imbalance and Overeating – Is There A Connection?
October 25th, 2021

Kristen Jakobitz, INHC, PN1 Kristen Jakobitz is a holistic health and hormone coach, food addiction coach, entrepreneur, and writer. You can find her crafting new chill recipes, doing strength workouts, or sipping cinnamon tea while admiring a beautiful sunset. Follow her on Twitter at @KristenJakobitz. Hormonal Imbalance and Overeating – Is There A Connection? Are you experiencing weight gain due to excessive eating? Can’t figure out the main reason behind overeating? Then you should know that hormonal imbalance can have a significant impact on your eating patterns and weight. Hormones are... Continue Reading

October 25th, 2021