Going for Goal
What can I do to stop mindlessly snacking on food that doesn’t make me feel good? That’s a question many of you have been directing into our inbox. And, really, is it any surprise? It’s been almost a year of pandemic life, where we’re seeking comfort more than ever; and judging by what you’re telling us, often in snacks. Little morsels, consumed mindlessly that, in the end, you don’t even enjoy that much. If you want a little assistance in rewiring your urge to emotionally eat, so it’s more supportive and sustaining for your health - both physical and mentally - we’ve got you. We chat to clinical researcher and co-director of City Dieticians, Dr Nicola Guess, and clinical psychiatrist Dr Chi-Chi Obuaya, to unpick the intricate and very complex relationship between food and feelings. Crucially, we give you tonnes of strategies for how you can think about supporting your mood and energy levels between meals, including dietician-approved ways to nail healthy comfort food and practical tips for identifying when you’re emotionally eating. Join Dr Guess on Twitter: @Dr_Guess Join Dr Obuaya on Twitter: @chichiobuaya Join Roisin on Instagram: @roisin.dervishokane Join Women’s Health UK on Instagram: @womenshealthuk Topics - How to stop mindlessly snacking - What to eat to maintain energy between meals - Practical tips to stop emotionally eating - Why we’re consuming our feelings during the pandemic Like what you’re hearing? We'd love if you could rate and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, as it really helps other people find the show. Also, remember to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, so you’ll never miss an episode. Got a goal in mind? Shoot us a message on Instagram putting ‘Going for Goal’ at the start of your message and our experts could be helping you achieve your health goal in an upcoming episode. Alternatively, you can email us: firstname.lastname@example.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.