Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

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The Bad News

Frequently people lose weight successfully and then gain it all back. Why?   This New York Times article explains why after losing weight, the need for caloric intake decreases.  Folks think they can return to “normal” meaning unbridled eating after losing weight.  This, unfortunately, isn’t true.  Slightly modifying the food plan that allowed for the weight […]

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Sun, January 15 2012 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on The Bad News

Food Addiction

This research based article in Eating Well magazine appeals to scientifically minded people for whom understanding creates behavior change. It explains the brain chemistry of uncontrolled wanting of food.  In the middle of a craving, I’m experimenting with saying “It’s just the dopamine in my brain wanting pleasure” and then seeing if I can find […]

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