Do you find comfort in food? Do thoughts of warm mac & cheese, gooey chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven, or Nana's fried chicken give you the warm fuzzies? After a long day at work, does a big bowl of ice cream calm your frazzled nerves? Then you may be a stress eater!
Emotional eating affects millions of Americans, and can sabotage even the best plans for a healthy lifestyle. However, to combat a problem, one must first recognize it. Signs of emotional eating include.
If any of these symptoms sound familiar, there is hope! Dr. Jennifer Kromberg, of Psychology today has identified 5 factors associated with emotional eating:
Dr. Kromberg's important factors that affect over-eaters:
Throughout the world, almost 1 in every 2 people are living with undiagnosed diabetes.
Today, we are spreading the word to create awareness for this disease. World Diabetes Day is a registered United Nations Awareness Campaign designed to help those with the disease, and those helping them cope with it, gain information about how to better treat it in order to live a happy and healthy life.
This year, the International Diabetes Federation is setting the focus of information on women with diabetes and the unique challenges it has for them and the ways to overcome them. With the help of treatments and healthy lifestyles, the International Diabetes Federation is trying to stem the increase of this disease world-wide.
Visit the links below to find out more about both the International Diabetes Federation and the World Diabetes Day.
November is National Diabetes Awareness month!
Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, no doubt the circumstances can be difficult, Whether it is exercising. dieting, or keeping up with medication, it can be stressful for everyone. But don't lose heart, this November is Diabetes Awareness month and there are plenty of resources that can be used to help you keep your diabetes in check,
The American Diabetes Challenge, hosted by Merck and the American Diabetes Association, is pushing to help those with diabetes work alongside their doctors and caregivers to find what is best for them to keep their diabetes under control. Within the program, there are many different tips to help those with the disease and those helping them cope with it. Some of these include how to eat healthy, stick to a treatment plan, and how to help and be helped by those alongside you. It also includes many pamphlets and info-graphics to help show the difference in Hypoglycemia (Low Blood-Sugar) or Hyperglycemia (High Blood-Sugar) and what the difference can mean for your treatment plan.