Stress is, Literally, Eating Away At Your Brain

Stress is a phenomenon that dates back to our earliest ancestors. While the stressors have drastically changed from those of our predecessors, we still respond to stress with fight, flight, and freeze. Responding to short-term stresses, like touching a hot surface, is crucial for our survival. Say you are holding a very hot cup of …

Stop Eating Like A Zombie

So hopefully you're not gorging on brains, but have you ever started eating a bag of chips or cookies and then realized that you had eaten the whole bag? You may not even remember eating them all or whether they tasted good. This “mindless” or “distracted” eating happens to many of us. Our lives are …