Over the years, I’ve counseled several clients that have described certain foods as “crack.” They insist that eating one cookie or scoop of ice cream will set off a cascade of binge eating for days. The notion that food is addictive, particularly high-sugar, high-calorie, overly-palatable foods, has become more...
 

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Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Food and Health

Not a day goes by that you don’t hear about a death or overdose related to opioids. According to the CDC, “In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S., the most of any year on record and a 19% increase from 2015. More than half of these were opioid-related, with ... Can We Help Fight the Opiod Crisis with Nutrition Therapy?


New research suggests that adding highly-processed fiber to already processed foods may impact human health in a negative way...


The authors of a recent study conducted by a Yale University research team suggested that “food insecurity” may lead to binge eating and somehow promote obesity. What is “food insecurity"? It has been defined “as being characterized by a shortage of nutritionally adequate food and difficulty acquiring adequate food...
Cooking

A simple research experiment at Warwick’s Rootes Grocery Store found that moving produce nearer to the store’s entrance may have encouraged increased fruit and vegetable consumption, even without overt messaging...