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Child Nutrition and behaviour

Posted on by Carolina Capellari Simon

Child Nutrition and behaviour

Today I will talk about a subject that is part of my work routine and I always want to disseminate as a professional and human being. It is impossible to talk about child nutrition without touching this fundamental point that is behaviour.
The eating behaviour has gained attention in the last years, due to the breaking of taboos in talking about eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, binge eating are good examples).
Children are influenced by the environment in which they live and when that e... Read more

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Kefir and gut biome

Posted on by Carolina Capellari Simon

Kefir and gut biome

Understanding the intestinal microbiome (good intestinal bacteria) is the future of nutrition and the target of many recent and surprising studies. An unbalanced microbiome can interfere with the production of neurotransmitter hormones in the intestine (the intestine produces 90% of the serotonin used by the body), reduces the production of vitamins and participates in the secretion of hormones that regulate sugar and hunger.
To improve the microbiome it is important that we start including ... Read more

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How to identify types of hunger?

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How to identify types of hunger?

Did you know that we have several types of hunger? This text is based on Mindful Eating expert Jan Chozen Bays.

These are examples:

• Emotional Hunger: it is the hunger created by our emotional states. Loneliness, sadness, frustration, anger, boredom, restriction of pleasure, and even joy. Food is connected to our emotional states since we were born. It is in this hunger for: “I'm going to eat the chocolate cake because I deserve it”, that is, it comes from our need to fill the holes in... Read more

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