Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

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“Why We Overeat”

Nutrition Action Health Letter is one of my favorite sources of information.  This fascinating article explores the biological basis of overeating and gives some helpful tips in dealing with this urge.  Click here: why_we_overeat to download the article.

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Sun, January 10 2010 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on “Why We Overeat”

Martha Beck’s Easier Way to Diet

I love Martha Beck’s approach to the psychology of losing weight.  I recommend her book “The Four Day Win” to many of my client’s.  This article briefly summarizes much of her book.

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Fri, January 1 2010 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Martha Beck’s Easier Way to Diet

Do Affirmations Work?

I’ve wondered why, despite the popularity of affirmations, they make many people worse.  Read about this interesting phenomenon here.

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Fri, January 1 2010 » Other, Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Do Affirmations Work?

Loving Kindness Meditation Helps Smokers Quit

Judson Brewer, MD is a psychiatrist who has studied Mindfulness techniques to help with addictions.  This article talks about his work with smokers.

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Fri, January 1 2010 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Loving Kindness Meditation Helps Smokers Quit

Licence to Fill

Contrary to intuition, when fast food restaurants publish nutrition facts, many people choose higher calorie foods!  Go figure!  Find out more in this Psychology Today article.

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Fri, January 1 2010 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Licence to Fill

Conquer Your Food Cravings

This article gives an up-to-date understanding of the role of brain chemistry on food cravings.  It offers insight into when to indulge in “a little bit” of the craved food and when to eliminate it entirely.

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Fri, January 1 2010 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Conquer Your Food Cravings