Category Archives: Snacking

About Half Of What You Eat Is Due To Conditioning

Just saw this from an older feature in Women’s Health – Taste buds may not rank on your list of the most important body parts, but the reason we even have them is likely to help us survive. Scientists have … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Gum & Weight Loss

Via the L.A. Times – Some people chew sugar-free gum as a weight loss strategy, but does it work? An recent online study in the journal Obesity finds that chewing gum daily may have no effect on losing weight. The … Continue reading

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Drawing The Line On Mindless Snacking – Albeit Healthy Snacking

I’ve had it. I got on the scale this morning and I am around four to five pounds heavier than I like to be – at this time of the day.  Yes, I just got back from a Disney vacation, … Continue reading

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Putting A Number On Your Food

Via the folks at RealAge.com – To feel more satisfied with your food — and possibly avoid pigging out — use this mind trick: Just focus on the calories. Doing so could dial down your hunger big-time — especially if … Continue reading

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Kashi GoLean Fiber Twigs, Soy Protein Grahams & Honey Puffs

I’ve developed this new habit at work. It’s making a snack run around 2 pm and grabbing a container of Kashi GoLean – Naturally Sweetened Fiber Twigs, Soy Protein & Honey Puff Cereal. I eat it dry and wash it … Continue reading

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