Put away the (food) scale
My metabolism is no longer slow and my blood pressure is textbook-perfect. Frazier, Health assistant fitness editor. All reviewers Verified purchase only All reviewers All stars 5 star only 4 star only 3 star only 2 star only 1 star only All positive All critical All stars All formats Format: How can we stop yourselves from turning to food in an emotional crisis? Changing the way we think and feel can transform biological processes on the most fundamental levels of the cellular biology of our bodies.
Your body is not the thing. It is a process, an activity. Your body is a dynamic activity in a dynamic universe. Every moment your body is a river of change and transformation. Our stomach lining is new every five days.
Our skin changes every month. Our skeleton is a dynamic organ containing calcium and phosphorus and it all comes and goes every three months. By the way we think and feel and behave we can influence the activity of our genes and the structure of our brain. How do we know if it is our body that is hungry for nutrition?
How do we fend off food cravings? What do we do if we are hungry for emotional needs? How can we stop yourselves from turning to food in an emotional crisis?
Chopra shares this food for thought….. Your body is not the thing. It is a process, an activity. Your body is a dynamic activity in a dynamic universe. In the mood for chocolate? Partner it with yogurt. That way, you'll fill up on good stuff so you won't devour tons of the less-healthy food. What works for me is not going to work for you. Home Weight Loss Resolution Reboot. Melissa Daly June 04, Tried-and-true tips Sick of chasing fad diets?
Put away the food scale "Portion control isn't about measuring; it's about ordering two appetizers instead of an entrée and cutting back on bread if you have pasta. Stash fruit "Keep fruit at work. It helps during the I-need-chocolate part of the afternoon. Shake chocolate "When I'm trying to drop a few pounds, I carry around a shaker cup of chocolate protein powder.