For those who don’t struggle with eating healthfully, the idea of food addiction might seem ridiculous. But for those who can’t seem to get a handle on their food intake, including millions of Americans who are trying to lose weight, certain foods prove to be irresistible. A new study examines the properties that make certain foods addictive and the personal factors that make some people more susceptible to these foods than others.Read More
America's Top 5 Diets: What You and Your Clients Need to Know
We asked our experts to offer their perspective on the top five diets in America and for whom they’re best suited. While prescribing a diet is outside your scope of practice, it is important to be knowledgeable about these diets so you can pass along essential information to your clients.Read More
“Intuitive eating”—listening to your body’s cues to develop a healthy relationship with food—is one of the hottest catchphrases in the fitness industry. Unfortunately, people who struggle with their weight usually don’t have the best understanding of their bodies’ needs. Intuitive eating doesn’t work if your intuition stinks. Learn how to help your clients develop their food intuition.Read More
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