Is Diet Deprivation All In Our Heads?

Deprivation is a key factor why diets don’t work. Abruptly taking away foods that you love, can lead to obsessive thoughts about the food and eventually those thoughts lead to action  and madly devouring the beloved food in a frenzied attack. In my history of dieting, I have started many diets that left me so hungry and absolutely craving something I loved to eat  because I told myself it was banned for good. It was on the ‘do not have’ list of food items or was one of those foods that you must ‘eliminate’ or ‘avoid’, if you were to succeed. Being  somewhat a perfectionist, I took that to literally mean forever and if I strayed I would of course, blame myself for failing to have the willpower to manage the diet and generally felt  very frustrated and demotivated. Thus, one diet ended and after a period of time this would eventually be followed by another diet with the misguided hope that this time I would  finally succeed in my weight loss endeavours. Continue reading Is Diet Deprivation All In Our Heads?

Going Gluten Free For Emotional Eaters

Finally a program that recognizes the challenges that people go through when they are diagnosed with an illness, such as Coeliac Disease, where they have to make radical changes to their diet in order to improve their health.  Having to avoid any food group can be hard enough and is often the reason why people fail conventional diets, but when you really have to make the changes to your diet due to the impacts of the diet on a health condition, that can be very challenging indeed!  The “Going Gluten Free for Emotional Eaters’ program by Holly Noonan, is an invaluable program for those starting out on a Gluten Free diet. To find out more, just click on the ‘Click Here!’ link below:

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