Eater’s Confession Booth: I Like Him, But I Don’t Like His Food!

I like my boyfriend, but I don’t like his food!  I typically eat very healthily, but it’s really hard to do so at the pubs he likes to go to, when I’m surrounded by beer, French fries, and chicken wings.  How can I make this relationship work while still eating the way I want to? […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: My Hungry Hungry Hubby

I’m gaining weight because of the way my husband eats.  He’s a much bigger person than I am, so naturally he should eat more than I do, but I end up eating the same sized portions, especially if we eat at a restaurant.  How can I eat with him without eating like him? — My […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Group Eating

I’m in college and I live with a big group of friends.  I often get sucked into unnecessary snacking because everyone is hanging out, watching TV, and eating.  I’m usually not hungry when this happens, but I end up eating anyway to be part of the scene.  How do I break away from my friends’ […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Mindless Munchies

I am guilty of doing a lot of snacking after dinner.  It’s mostly mindless eating in front of the TV, but I can’t seem to stop the munchies!  What can I do to stop?! – Mindless Munchies Don’t let yourself become that stereotypical couch potato, holding a bag of chips and zoning out in front […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Diet Soda

I’m hooked to diet soda!  I reach for it at least 3 times a day, and while it’s calorie-free, I know it isn’t a natural beverage.  What are some natural, no-calorie alternatives? – A six-pack a day A lot of people reach for a diet soda to get a hit of sweetness without the calories, […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Freebie Fiend

I can't help myself when there are treats at the office/ free food in general. How do I resist? – Freebie Fiend Freebies can be incredibly tempting!  Whether it’s the desire to save money, the allure of a surprise treat, or just pure convenience, most of us have trouble saying no to free food.  Unfortunately, […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Stuck in the Freezer Section

I eat a lot of frozen meals, like Healthy Choice or Weight Watchers Smart Ones. I know they're not natural, but they're so easy AND they fit into my diet! What are some natural alternatives? – Stuck in the Freezer Section The freezer section can be very appealing, can’t it?  We’re all busy, and the […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Candy Rewards

I’m rewarding my kids with candy for doing well on their tests, going to the doctor and after sports games. I know this isn’t a good idea, but how do I stop it? –Sweet Rewards It’s natural to want to reward kids for achieving goals or toughing out a stressful situation, but rewarding them with […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Surviving the Holidays

The holiday season is almost here, and the way I typically approach the holidays is by eating what I want and trying to diet (usually unsuccessfully) later.  How can I break this cycle and try to stay healthy through the holidays? – Hungry for the Holidays Good for you for wanting to nip this cycle […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Healthy on the Go

I get very frustrated when I’m unable to get healthy food when I’m hungry, so I’m constantly carrying around food with me.  My friends find it weird, and it’s super time consuming to prepare.  What can I do to make sure I have access to healthy food without it taking over my life?  –Healthy on the Go […]

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