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Roger Gould, MD's Weekly Blog
on Emotional Eating


 
Knowledge is power.
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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Lose Weight and Increase Vitality With This Simple Exercise

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

One of the most effective forms of exercise that can be done is conscious breathing. We were born doing it and we'll do it until the moment we die. Yet few of us realize what a powerful and effective tool it can be in our efforts to lose weight and control emotional eating.

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Overeaters: 5 Steps to Healing the Pattern

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

The following emotional eating insights come out of an interview with a former Shrink Yourself Member. Fortunately, there are common themes, despite the unique details of a food obsession, to how someone heals a pattern of overeating. No matter what the specifics are about our relationship with food, we can all learn from listening and sharing honestly with one another.

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Overeaters: Alternatives to Using Food as a Reward

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

One of the things that most confuses us in our relationship to food is the belief that food is a reward. And worse than that, many of us believe that food is the only reward we have-which can sabotage our weight loss efforts.

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Your free emotional eating rescue kit

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Emotional eating is using food to numb, comfort or reward one's self. It's using food not just as nutrition but also as a coping mechanism for life. Emotional Eating can get triggered at any time of day or night.

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Food Addiction: 3 Ways it Digs in it's Claws

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Is food addictive?

Weight issues are on the rise and if we look closely we might be able to determine why and what to do about it. Overeating and obesity are often blamed on things like lack of willpower, metabolism, or genetics. However, more and more studies (including those in animal research) are revealing that food addiction is real.

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