Your food cravings are emotional responses to your need to soothe yourself says Drew’s guest expert, Stephanie Dodier. Stephanie is an eating coach and a graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. She has studied the mental and emotional side of transformation through alternative therapies. She shares her story of losing 100 pounds and still being unhappy because she had no mind-body connection. Stephanie believes women have a harder time overcoming food cravings, a breathing technique can help stave off cravings and most people need to re-work their relationship with food.
[07:35] After a physical breakdown, Stephanie knew a prescription wasn't the solution to her health problems.
[10:50] Stephanie's doctor recommended adding food to her diet to help her lose 100 pounds.
[14:09] What do you do when you are 100 pounds lighter but still not happy?
[18:07] Nutrition and fitness are important but they don't represent the whole picture of good health.
[20:55] Food cravings may be harder for women to overcome than for men.
[26:02] Step #1 is to be your own person before you are your title or function.
[32:56] Re-work your relationship to food by cleaning up your diet and quieting your mind.
[39:19] Finding another way to soothe yourself without using food.
[44:54] The Keto Connector is about the mind-body connection to the low-carb keto approach.
[47:21] Constant Craving by Doreen Virtue is about the non-scientific aspect of food cravings.
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