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August 18, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Do you ever go food shopping, think you'll eat everything but instead end up throwing away half of what was bought or cooked? You're not alone, which is part of the reason why this needs to be addressed. There are small steps you can take to reduce food waste and save money, so take control of your fridge now! Shop Smart & Make A Plan Start with a plan and writing down healthy ideas for what you want to eat this week. Be realistic about your schedule and what you'll actually have time to eat or cook. Then sketch out a...

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June 12, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

The term "mindful eating" gets thrown around a lot, for it's more than just paying attention to your chewing and eating slower. It's truly allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through your food selection and preparation, while respecting your own inner wisdom. Mindful eating involves using all your senses to choose which food to eat, that is both satisfying to you and nourishing to your body. You also acknowledge your response to these different types of foods without judgement, whether it's good or bad. Most importantly, you become aware of physical hunger and fullness...

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May 19, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

This is a question of worry many people face. You're trying to drop a few pounds, so common sense is to start eating less and cut out calories. Nonetheless, there's actually a strategic way to do this so you don't go hungry and you're still getting the nutrients you need. Here's how to cut calories without actually starving yourself! Have Protein Protein-packed foods can actually help you manage your hunger, which can help you cut calories safely. It decreases hunger by releasing an appetite-suppressing hormone cholecystokinin (a.k.a. CCK), which sends fullness signals to your brain. Additionally, protein reduces ghrelin, a hormone...

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March 14, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

The physical feeling of hunger may be universal, but the urge to eat is far more complicated. The sensation of hunger can be tied up with both physical and mental factors, including confusion, emotions, and control. It's not enough to just look at the physical processes to understand the body's relationship with hunger, so be sure to consider common situational challenges and habits to solve them. Physical Control Of Hunger Our appetite is controlled by both our endocrine and our nervous systems. The gastrointestinal tract is our largest endocrine organ and is involved in processing and producing a multitude of...

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