Stress Eating?

Stress eating?

New research suggests stress can directly affect how food and drinks taste. On studies with mice, taste cells in the mouth responded differently to sweet tastes during times of stress. This makes sense that after an acute stressful situation, your body would want to replenish glucose stores in the body. Our current society provides many more chronic stress situations, where this biological safety net may cause cravings of sweets that the body doesn’t need to replace–one more reason to develop solid stress management skills. Read article.

About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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