Is Food an Addiction?

food addiction

photo by Angelo De Santis   I know, I know. It’s been debated. Extensively. In medicine, in nutrition–does compulsive and/or binge eating qualify as an addiction? While both eating behaviors tend to share many of the same traits as other addictions (loss of control, adverse health and social effects, possible genetic components, increased dopamine response,…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 19 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

chicken stir fry

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16, week 17, week 18. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: Thomas’ Whole Wheat English Muffin (120) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 18 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

lemon garlic tuna burgers

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16, week 17. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: 1 1/2 cups Cascadian Farm Honey Nut O’s cereal (165) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 17 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

salmon baked in parchment paper

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: 1 1/2 cups Cascadian Farm Honey Nut O’s cereal (165) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 16 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

Putting My Mom on a Diet

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15. Welcome!  

Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 15 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

cheeseburger salad with big mac dressing

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8,week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14. Welcome! Friends, I’m so sorry this is late. I was out of town…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 14 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

pot roast

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8,week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin (160) + 1 tablespoon Teddie all-natural peanut butter (100)…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 13 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

burger sweet potato and corn

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8,week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin (160) + 1 tablespoon Teddie all-natural peanut butter (100) =…

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