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The Connection Between Psychology and Nutrition

Psychology and nutrition are inherently connected. This week, Nutrition Diva invites the Savvy Psychologist to share a few strategies with her listeners who may be struggling with food cravings.

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS,
February 19, 2016
Episode #010

This week, I have a special bonus for you. One of my colleagues (and good friends) is Dr. Ellen Hendriksen, who hosts the Savvy Psychologist podcast. 

So much of what we talk about in terms of nutrition actually concerns psychology. One of the most frequently asked questions I get from you is how to deal with impulse control. So I thought you might be interested in listening to her episode on How to Handle Food Cravings, which includes several craving culprits, as well as advice to help you practice mindful eating. 

See also: A Surprising Way to Handle Food Cravings

Listen to this special bonus episode on Nutrition Diva to learn:

  • How some foods produce a "natural high"
  • The effects of stress, boredom, and hunger
  • 7 tips to stave off food cravings
  • & more!

And if you find you like listening, please subscribe to the Savvy Psychologist podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Thanks for tuning in ... and I hope you enjoy Ellen's zero-judgment approach to a happier, healthier mind as much as I do!

What do you think about the connection between psychology and nutrition? I'd love to hear your thoughts on the Nutrition Diva Facebook page.

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