Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of hunger. One is psychologically perceived, while the other is physical or “real” hunger. It is this first kind, the so-called “head hunger” that arises among people who have problems controlling their food intake. It is related to emotional eating and is not an actual physiological response to the body requiring more food, but instead it is simply an urge to eat because of habit, or seeking comfort.

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Superfoods have been making a splash with their healthy and beneficial properties. If you are losing weight through a weight loss program, you may have heard that superfoods are rich in the nutrients and antioxidants your body needs to stay healthy. Unfortunately, some of these superfoods come with a large price tag, making it difficult to eat them on a regular basis. This doesn’t mean that you still can’t include the essential nutrients from superfoods into your diet.

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When you think about your medical weight loss program it’s important that you view your process of losing weight as a journey. Though you’re not physically leaving the confines of the city where you live, your weight loss efforts will be a mental transition, as much as a physical one. Like with any journey, whether it involves relationships, education or travel, you’re bound to encounter a few potholes or “pitfalls” along the way.

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Avoid-Setbacks-with-Medical-Weight-Loss

As you lose weight with the help of a medical weight loss program, you’ll notice that all of the temptations that existed before you started your weight loss journey haven’t gone away. The shop next to your office won’t stop selling donuts, and it’s likely that the rest of your family may still keep unhealthy foods around the house. One of the most important ways to be successful with your medical weight loss is to create a healthy environment for yourself.

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It may seem like a strange concept, but journaling can actually enhance your weight loss efforts. Take time and think about when you eat. Sure, you may be making healthier choices during your weight loss program, but are you really paying attention to what and how much you are eating?

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