Emotional Eating Is Fine?

Can emotional eating be a part of a healthy eating plan?  My answer would be, “It has to be.”  Why?  Because we are emotional beings, and acknowledging that can be helpful when setting expectations about our overall eating patterns. An opinion on this appeared in US News and World Report, expressing this very point.  The[…]

Want to change your body? First accept it as it is.

Someone once said to me, “Kim, the doctor just told me that I am obese.”  She sounded devastated . . . and desperate.  “Obese” is such an emotional term for many people.  It is technically defined by a certain body mass index (BMI).  Defined in this way, it is very mathematical, very exact, and simply factual.  It is[…]