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on Emotional Eating


 
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Understanding why you turn to food is the key to changing it. Join in the discussion each week as Dr. Gould shares his valuable insights from over 30-years of clinical experience.

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The Most Powerful Resolution for New Year 2013 Is...

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Studies have shown that only about 12% of New Years Resolutions are actually achieved.
And since statistics show that most diets fail over time, what makes for a successful New Years Resolution? Instead of yet another diet or setting a goal of losing weight, why not focus on getting to know yourself better...

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How to Beat Holiday Emotional Eating Triggers

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Thanksgiving is over and just a memory. But the temptation for an emotional eater continues to gain momentum throughout the holidays. And because anticipation causes more emotional eating than an actual holiday celebration, the best thing you can do to deal with the holiday season is keep yourself prepared.

If you can remain conscious and proactive, you can defend yourself from your emotional eating triggers and give yourself the gift of time, thoughtfulness and health instead. And if, on January 1, you make a resolution to lose weight, it'll seem more possible because you haven't gained weight during December.

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How You Can Avoid the Fat Trap

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

A recent Gallup Poll got me thinking: Although we know that 62% of the population is overweight or obese, more adults than ever -- 60% -- say their weight is "about right" (the highest number ever) which to my mind means we're clearly giving ourselves too much room to grow (overeat).

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