eating behavior

Research, Eating Behavior, and Media Stupidity

Several weeks ago, the Harvard School of Public Health came out with a study that suggested the more red meat you eat, the more likely you are to die younger. The anti-CAFO lobby has, OF COURSE, jumped on this, claiming that there’s no control for CAFO vs. Grass-Fed meat, therefore the study must be bull.

Emotional Eating Diary Measure

Emotional eating is the practice of eating in response to negative emotions, like stress or depression. A longtime problem in my own life and my family, I started my final semester at Lesley University looking at the most current research about this behavior. What I found was striking: while researchers were clear that the behavior exists, the results of several studies could not show that emotional eaters actually ate more during negative moods.

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