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Satisfying mouth hunger

Monday, October 25th, 2010

This week it’s time to reveal the third of the seven types of hunger… mouth hunger. Mouth hunger is the mouth’s desire for sensations.  It likes variety, particularly variety of flavours and textures.  The mouth is also easily bored and if it becomes accustomed to always being stimulated then it won’t be happy being empty.  […]

Satisfying nose hunger

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Following on from last week’s blog looking at eye hunger, this week the focus is on nose hunger – the second of the seven types of hunger. Smells play a huge part in hunger and eating.  Our ancestors would have had to depend upon their sense of smell to locate food and distinguish which foods […]

Satisfying eye hunger

Monday, October 11th, 2010

In my blog last week I promised to reveal the seven different types of hunger, so as promised here is number one.  It’s eye hunger.  The basic principle with eye hunger is that our eyes like food, and particularly food that looks good.  As a result our eyes really can be bigger than our stomach, […]

Mindful eating

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Many people suffer with a disordered relationship to food and eating, and the essential act of nourishing one’s body can cause distress, guilt and sadness.  Whilst these individuals are not necessarily diagnosed with an eating disorder, there are a growing number of people who suffer on a daily basis with disordered eating thoughts and behaviours.  […]

Baobab the superfruit

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I’m always excited to discover nourishing new foods, and this weekend it was the velvety baobab.  Baobab is a fruit grown in Africa, with a velvety green shell that protects the seeds inside.  The seeds are coated with an edible pale powder that can be added to food and drinks and has a pleasant citrus-tang. […]

How chili peppers aid weight loss

Monday, August 9th, 2010

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight then i’m sure you’ve been tempted by the allure that chilli peppers may hold the answer.  The secret ingredient in chili peppers with potential health benefits, including helping weight loss, having anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant properties is a compound called capsaicin.  New research in the Journal of Proteome […]

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