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Nut-free pesto (pumpkin seed pesto)

Nut-free pesto (pumpkin seed pesto)

Full disclosure: I have no idea what pesto made with nuts is supposed to taste like or if this pumpkin seed nut-free pesto resembles it in any way, but in my opinion, pesto without nuts tastes pretty good. Pesto is normally made with pine nuts, cheese, basil and...

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PCOS and binge eating

PCOS and binge eating

Binge eating is an extremely stressful experience for anyone. People with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at a higher risk of experiencing binge eating than people without PCOS. (1,2) Let’s take a closer look into why this is the case and what people with PCOS...

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Smoky Baked Beans (That Are Better Than Your Local Cafes)

Smoky Baked Beans (That Are Better Than Your Local Cafes)

I don’t order baked beans for breakfast anymore when I go out to eat. Why? As someone who would much rather not be cooking, I can’t believe I’m about to say this, but it is because the smoky baked beans I make at home are better than any baked beans I have paid big...

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Why am I binge eating at night?

Why am I binge eating at night?

Nighttime is one of the most common times of the day for people to experience binge eating. But why is that? Let’s take a look at what leaves people vulnerable to binge eating before bed and what you can do to stop binge eating at night.    Binge eating at night...

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Food allergy or intolerance: what’s the difference?

Food allergy or intolerance: what’s the difference?

Anyone who has eaten something that didn’t agree with them knows it can be an unpleasant, uncomfortable and sometimes scary experience, whether it be due to an allergic reaction, food intolerance or a dose of food poisoning. While food poisoning is generally well...

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What is considered a binge?

What is considered a binge?

What is considered a binge? There are ways we can get a bit of clarity on this but at the same time it can be tricky to provide a concrete definition because we can be very quick to label any type of eating that we perceive to be excessive as a “binge”. Even terms...

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Emotional hunger vs Physical hunger

Emotional hunger vs Physical hunger

Hunger is just hunger, right? It’s that thing you feel when you need to eat? Technically, yes.  But being a human for a number of years now 😉, you may have noticed that you don’t just eat ‘for fuel’ or to quell physical hunger.   Because of this, the other reasons we...

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How to stop binging on weekends

How to stop binging on weekends

Binge eating, overeating or just generally feeling out of control with eating can happen at any time. For some people, they find the weekends particularly tricky. During the week, their eating seems ‘under control’, but when the weekend rolls around, it is like a...

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What is HAES?

What is HAES?

HAES® stands for Health at Every Size and is a term trademarked by the Association of Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) as well as HAES Australia. At its core, HAES champions the right to pursue health and wellbeing in personally meaningful ways, no matter one’s...

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