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Day 6 of the ‘Why the F?’ Experiment

 

Welcome to Day 6 of the ‘Why The F Are We So F-A-T?’ Experiment.

Today’s F is…..Foresight

This is how we often get ourselves into certain predictable ‘situations’ around food, without allowing ourselves the foresight to create an outcome that might support us better.

Situations? You know the ones I mean. Christmas comes every year; yet every year we […]

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Day 7 of the ‘Why the F?’ Experiment

 

Welcome to Day 7 of the ‘Why The F Are We So F-A-T?’ Experiment.

Today’s F is…..”F*** It!”

Or that experience of:

Being on a diet…..
Eating something ‘wrong’…..
Thinking “I’ve blown it”……
Concluding “F*** It, I might as well really go for it!”….
And overdoing it for the rest of the day.

This is the thinking of the diet mindset at […]

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Day 8 of the ‘Why the F?’ Experiment

Welcome to Day 8 of the ‘Why The F Are We So F-A-T?’ Experiment.

Today’s F is…..Fear

Yes, some people are bigger that they’d like because deep down they’re scared of achieving the weight that always eludes them. Confused? This is a big and often emotive topic, and will only be relevant for some of you, so please stay with […]

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Day 9 of the ‘Why the F?’ Experiment

 

Welcome to Day 9 of the ‘Why The F Are We So F-A-T?’ Experiment.

Today’s F is…..Fidelity

Loyalty. Or more specifically, the lack of it. Do you think you’re a loyal person? A trustworthy friend? A faithful partner? A dedicated parent? A reliable employee? Most of us are, (most of the time!) but are you loyal to yourself and the diet goals […]

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Day 10 of the ‘Why The F?’ Experiment

 

Welcome to Day 10 of the ‘Why The F*** Are We So Fat?’ Experiment.

Today’s F is…..Frustration

This is a big one. Feeling stressed because we’re putting others needs and priorities before our own, can be a common trigger for eating.

An important part of being human is a feeling of ‘mastery’; or accomplishment. If we can’t master our circumstances, […]

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FOOD, FAMILY AND DIABETES: GUILT AND DENIAL

In her continuing series about the psychology of food and eating, Dr Jen Nash looks at issues of guilt and denlal.
At Enjoy Food this month, we’ve been focusing on baking and buying treats but, as we all know, after having a treat you can find yourself with an unexpected and ‘not-so-sweet’ aftertaste… guilt.

The healthy […]

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FOOD, FAMILY AND DIABETES: EATING WHEN YOU’RE NOT HUNGRY

In this new series about the psychology of food and eating, Dr Jen Nash explains the habit of eating when you’re not hungry and offers practical ways to deal with it.

How often do you eat when you’re not really hungry? One minute your hand’s in the biscuit tin, the next that biscuit’s found its […]

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