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Calories eaten at breakfast are less fattening
Friday, July 24, 2020      8 comments

".... the exact same number of calories at breakfast are significantly less fattening than the same number of calories eaten at supper. What?! That’s just mind-blowing. A diet with a bigger breakfast causes more weight loss than the same diet wi... Read more
Every pound lost equals a four-pound reduction in pressure exerted on the knees
Thursday, June 25, 2020      7 comments

"What Messier and his colleagues found is that in overweight and obese older adults, every pound lost netted a four-pound reduction in pressure exerted on the knees. (....) "For people losing 10 pounds, each knee would be subjected to ... Read more
Getting good use of the weight planner recommended by Dr. Greger
Thursday, June 18, 2020      4 comments

I am very thankful for the weight planners mentioned by Dr. Greger, that I shared in this blog some time ago. This one www.niddk.nih.gov/bwp has been a great help for me. I tend to fret over weight loss and this one allows me to... Read more
Could flour be addictive?
Tuesday, June 16, 2020      6 comments

Since May 7th I have been following my personal 'bright lines', inspired by the book 'Bright Line Eating' by Susan Peirce Thompson. My personal 'bright lines' (rules) are: no refined sugar, no flour, eat no more than 3 meals and 1 snack per d... Read more
The brain can be changed
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      7 comments

esPRsT-lmw8 This is a link to an interesting talk by Dr. Daniel Amen about his work with brain scans. He talks among other things about how mild brain injury is often at the root of behavioral and psy... Read more
Sitting still is as good as meditation (at least in some respects)
Friday, May 22, 2020      9 comments

Recently, I read in a book called 'The Buddha Pill' by Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm - an critical look at mindfulness and it's benefits - about a study that was done into Transcendental Meditation (TM) by Jonathan Smith from Michigan Stat... Read more
How addiction 'works'
Friday, May 15, 2020      2 comments

I don't know about you but every time I tried to cut out or diminish the amount of sugar I ate I felt close to what is described in this quote.... "An addicted person’s impaired ability to stop using drugs or alcohol has to do with deficits... Read more
Are you susceptible to food addiction?
Friday, May 15, 2020      5 comments

Take this quiz and find out... brightlineeating.com/201
5/09/the-susceptibility-quiz/ (Sadly, I am a 10)...... Read more
Weight insight score quiz
Thursday, May 14, 2020      5 comments

This free quiz gives you insight in what areas you may work on to improve your health and weight. www.humanos.me/home/iwpq
uiz You don't have to leave your email-adress or sign up to anything to take the quiz.... Read more
What foods are (most) addictive?
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      4 comments

in 'How not to Diet' Dr. Michael Greger says that foods that contain a lot of sugar, salt and / or fat are addictive. According to him, the worst products are those that combine sugar and fat. Such as... Ice cream, candy bars, donuts. "Few ... Read more
Woman vs Food: Inside Overeaters Anonymous
Monday, May 11, 2020      7 comments

side-overeaters-anonymous/ While I am trying to get to know more about the topic of food addiction, I came across the above article. I like it because it speaks... Read more
Interesting definition of addiction
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      6 comments

"Addiction is a relationship between a person and an object or activity. With addiction, the object or activity becomes increasingly more important while previously important activities become less important. Ultimately, addiction is about the c... Read more
A zen master's tips for staying healthy
Sunday, May 03, 2020      5 comments

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Internal conflict (and dealing with food)
Saturday, May 02, 2020      4 comments

A few quotes from an article about Internal Conflict. It talks about how we may wake up feeling good about our attempts to improve our life (and lose weight) but later on in the day we tell ourselves that we have deserved a treat, we are too tir... Read more
The basics of Bright Line Eating - overcoming food addiction
Friday, May 01, 2020      5 comments

A series of three video's in which Susan Peirce Thompson offers a lot of insights into food addiction and how to overcome it that I found very interesting. foodfreedom.brightlineea
ge-ble-com/ ... Read more

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