Nutritional Tips for Health and Wellness
?Feeling the snack bug? Me too! Working from home brings out the munchier in me. Here are a few healthy snacks to keep on hand that won't make you feel guilty.
- Pre-cut fruits and veggies - keep apples from browning
- Nuts - eat in small quantities as they are calorie dense
- Popcorn - watch the butter and salt
- Rice cake with peanut butter
Do you find yourself reaching for food when you're feeling down, upset or out of control? Finding comfort in food is common and it's called emotional eating. And in our current state of affairs, this might seem more prominent, so please know you are not alone!
Anything from work stress to financial worries, health issues (COVID-19) to relationship worries may cause you to have a feeling of emptiness. Food is believed to be a way to fill that void and create a false sense of fullness.
Check out these two articles for more on emotional eating - Article 1
and Article 2