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I’m 16 and I’ve been eating a lot but haven’t if that makes sense.. I was at 152, now I’m 171, is that bad? I feel like I’m overweight and I get hungry fast I don’t know what to do. I’ve been starving myself.

Updated 2 October 2023 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. While it is tricky to determine whether your weight gain is healthy or not, there are a few things we could help address. If you get […]

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Whenever I eat something, I get full really quickly but then I’m hungry again after like an hour. Is there a reason for this? I’ve also been losing weight slowly and I think it’s related, but I want to maintain my weight.

Updated 28 August 2023 under Ask Us.

Awesome question, thank you so much for asking! If you’re hungry an hour after eating, you’re likely either not eating enough and/or the food that you’re eating doesn’t have enough […]

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Healthy Swaps Cooking Guide

Updated 8 February 2024 under Health Guides.

Healthy cooking doesn’t mean you have to ditch your favorite recipes, there are many ways you can increase the nutrient-density of your meal by just making some swaps. Here are […]

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I’m 17 and I weight nearly 200 pounds. How can I lose weight besides starving myself?

Updated 17 December 2020 under Ask Us.

Sometimes when we incorporate positive health behaviors such as exercise and healthy eating, weight loss will happen as a result. But it’s possible that your current weight is where your […]

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I have been fat since childhood. I think I might have an eating disorder. I feel guilty after eating my meal, and then weigh myself like 100 times in an hour. I want to lose about 10 kg. What is your advice?

Updated 17 September 2020 under Ask Us.

It sounds like you could benefit from meeting with a qualified mental health provider to discuss the feelings of guilt you have around eating as well as working to improve […]

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How can I stay motivated to eat healthily and the right way for PCOS? Sometimes I feel restricted and just want to eat whatever I want and then my body fights back. I am not sure how to change my mindset around food and eating for PCOS. Please help!

Updated 14 September 2020 under Ask Us.

Great question! It sounds like you’re aware that your body feels better when you are making healthier choices which is good motivation right there. However, the more restricted you feel […]

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I am in anorexia recovery right now. I am scared that I am going to lose control and gain too much weight because of my metabolism and not eating anything. Will my metabolism speed up and burn enough calories as I recover?

Updated 22 June 2020 under Ask Us.

Thank you for asking this question. When anyone restricts food intake for an extended period of time, the body’s metabolism responds by slowing down because the body needs to conserve […]

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I’m not a vegetarian. I eat chicken rarely, and I sometimes drink milk, but I don’t have any other source of protein. How do I get protein in my diet?

Updated 18 June 2020 under Ask Us.

Great question! Protein is really important to eat because it helps build bones and muscles. It acts as a building block for enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals that are […]

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I barely feel full even after I eat. I don’t know if it’s because I’m burning more calories since I have a job so I’m on my feet all the time. I’m very worried to eat till I’m full because I’m scared, I’m going to gain lots of weight. What can I do?

Updated 20 August 2019 under Ask Us.

There are a couple of different things that can affect how full you feel after you eat. Portion sizes: Do you think that you’re getting enough food? A very general […]

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I can’t stop eating. Is this normal, or should I be concerned?​

Updated 11 July 2018 under Ask Us.

As a teenager it’s normal to feel hungrier than you have in the past because your body needs more energy than before since you are growing and developing. However, if […]

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