Category Archives: Nutrition

What’s the difference between hunger and appetite

Hunger vs Appetite: What’s The Difference? Have you ever noticed that you may feel hungry, but when you see the food choices (think your high school’s cafeteria food), your appetite disappears? Depending on food preferences, our appetites can be affected by many different factors such as emotional health, hormone levels and the specific food available.… Read More »

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

What is binge eating? Almost everyone overeats occasionally. You may have found yourself “stuffed” after a Thanksgiving dinner or unable to resist the temptation for dessert even when you are full. However, binge eaters have a serious disorder that causes them to overeat continuously and in an uncontrolled manner. If you are suffering from this… Read More »

Why Do We Get Food Cravings?

What drives our craving for food? We all need to eat, but sometimes our cravings for food are due to much more than basic hunger. Food is a featured staple for various occasions, can be used as a way to ameliorate stresses, and sometimes can even be caused by food addictions. Not all cravings are… Read More »