Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition’

What Is a Calorie? – Video with Marc David

What Is A Calorie?

The word “calorie” is one of the most frequently-used terms in the entire field of nutrition, but how many of us know what a calorie really is, in its most literal and scientific sense? Some people want more of them in their daily diet and many people want less. We count them, we avoid them, […]

4 Reasons Why We Overeat

These days, many people feel they are overeating. The so-called obesity epidemic is headline news and we think that it’s our fault. We eat too much. We don’t know how to stop. If only we could eat less, then all of our food and body challenges would disappear. But with all the science and research […]

What is Mind Body Nutrition – Video with Emily Rosen

“Mind Body Nutrition” is a term we use a lot here at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating. So, what exactly does it mean? We think this phrase perfectly expresses something that’s been lacking in the field of nutritional science for far too long. Nutritionists typically study the vitamins, minerals, and other compounds that […]

3 Surprising Reasons Why You Keep Getting Sick

You don’t go around licking Petri dishes with illnesses in them, you sleep decently, and you eat some nutritious foods, so why are you still getting sick? In spite of good nutrition, plenty of sleep, and limited exposure to illness, some other factors may be at play. Here are three surprising reasons why you keep […]