Food Addiction – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

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A Getaway to Get Away…

Time to Rejuvenate Let’s Run Away… Once a month I take off to the West Coast of Florida for four days of nothingness built around meditation, reading, praying, writing, and walking or cycling along the seashore. I don’t go out to eat or run here or run there. No, I sit in quiet with the […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Stop Dieting and Start Winning in Weight Loss Control!

Mary, a fairly new patient, bolted through the waiting room sprinting to my office like she was running a 10 K marathon. Breathless, she plopped down sinking deep into my hunter green couch, perspiration trickling down her face, and announced, “I’m starting a 500 calorie diet to get rid of this weight once and for […]

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Thanksgiving, Binge Eating, and Leftovers

Be comforted dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds. ~Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Thanksgiving should be a day of thanks, a day of praise, a day of gratitude, but often for the food addict it’s a day of all out gobbling. Sure, there’s gratitude but it’s not in the front of the […]

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Help! Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.” ~Seneca Have you ever gone back for an extra serving of food when you weren’t hungry? How about mindless eating between meals on occasion? I’m sure most of us at some time or another took an additional serving (or two) of food or ate […]

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You Might be a Food Addict If…

Did you ever eat well beyond full for days upon days without any relief from a full belly? Did you ever eat tray after tray of sweetened pastries? Do you think about eating every wakened moment? Do you shake when you abruptly stop eating certain foods? Have you been on a series of diets with […]

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