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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: How genetic tests impact your motivation, moralizing food linked to weight regain, and Whole Foods packaging linked to cancer

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. This week how genetic tests impact your motivation, moralizing food linked to weight regain, and Whole Foods packaging linked to cancer. Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up now to join us! Too busy to read them all? […]

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How to Stop Bingeing After Going Out With Friends

How to Stop Bingeing After Going Out With Friends

Becky is normally a healthy eater and exercises regularly. She isn’t overweight, but would love to lose a few pounds. She also knows that if she stopped her periodic binges the weight would likely take care of itself. Becky has also read Foodist and Summer Tomato, and knows that dieting isn’t a good strategy and […]

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No, You Don’t Deserve That Indulgence Today

No, You Don’t Deserve That Indulgence Today

“I’ve had a really hard day…” “I went to all my workouts this week…” “I ate a salad for lunch…” “I’ve put up with my in-laws for four days and didn’t snap once…” …I deserve it. On the surface it seems to make sense. In so many parts of life good behavior is rewarded with […]

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How to Stop Moralizing Your Food Choices

How to Stop Moralizing Your Food Choices

Jane is a wellness coach and has a deep and technical knowledge of nutrition, so by nature she eats super healthy and enjoys it. She also suffers from Celiac disease and has many other food sensitivities, so has to restrict her foods even more to avoid serious health problems. Her biggest issue is that because she […]

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How to Stop Overeating When Emotional Eating Combines With Food Moralizing

How to Stop Overeating When Emotional Eating Combines With Food Moralizing

Over the years Saba has learned to eat healthy by cutting down on processed foods. But her new healthstyle has caused her to forego nearly all the foods she loved as a child since she has moralized them as “bad and unhealthy.” Now she uses her “good behavior” to justify overeating “healthier” snacks like nuts, […]

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Why I’ll Never Tell You to Eat “Heart Healthy” Foods

Why I’ll Never Tell You to Eat “Heart Healthy” Foods

Once a food has been declared either "good" or "bad" in your mind, it becomes subject to the effects of moral licensing.

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