Archive for November 2015

The Hunger Richter Scale

How does your hunger rate on the Richter Scale? Are you physically hungry? Are you eating to fill an emotional need?Are you simply tired?  Are you thirsty? Have a glass of water and wait 10 minutes.  Remember it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to catch up and realise that your stomach is full, so slow down and give it a chance.   Status Rating Description Out of control […]

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Binge eating

Binge eating The first thing to do is distinguish between a Binge Eating Disorder, and sometimes overdoing it or overeating at particular times of the day. Binge Eating Disorder BED is also called compulsive eating, emotional eating or overeating and it is characterised by repeated episodes of binge eating, feeling out of control and powerless to stop while bingeing, and feeling guilt and shame afterward.  BED is not simply eating […]

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