New research by the John Hopkins School of Medicine found that people are more likely to overeat in the evening hours than at any other time of the day – especially when we’re feeling stressed. The study focused on two hormones. The first being a hunger hormone called ghrelin, and the second being peptide YY, a hormone tied to a feeling of fullness. The study tracked 32 … [Read more...] about Plagued By Night-Time Snack Cravings? Here’s Why
Does Eating Really Relieve Stress?
“Emotional eating” is triggered by stress, causing you to consume larger portions, or more unhealthy foods than you normally would. Food is the fuel that keeps the body running. Food is also a social thing; it should be fun, delicious and joyful! Finding the balance between eating what you need and eating what you want is essential for keeping health (and blood sugar) under … [Read more...] about Does Eating Really Relieve Stress?