Hedonic hunger: The hidden reason you are struggling with weight loss

Hedonic hunger or hedonic hyperphagia is “the drive to eat to obtain pleasure in the absence of an energy deficit.” The food industry over stimulates a hedonic hunger response in individuals by designing food to have increased levels of sugar, fat and salt.  These foods produce a drug like affect in the same opiate receptors as you would if you took illegal narcotics. … Continued

5 New No effort Breakfasts

5 No-Effort Breakfasts Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s also the easiest meal to mess up. Donuts, breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, waffles, hash browns, sugary cereals…there are so many ways to start your day off in a fattening way. Read on for 5 No-Effort Breakfasts that deliver in taste, nutrition and speed. 1. Egg Muffins Traditional fluffy … Continued