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What’s Happening: Diet Stress

Paleo and Stress

We all know that chronic stress is the enemy of weight loss: on top of the sleep loss and the comfort-food cravings, there’s the litany of hormonal and metabolic damage that comes with chronically high cortisol levels. But what happens when healthy eating itself is the cause of the stress? This week, take a look at some different perspectives on stress management, weight loss, and healthy living:

Avoid foods that make you ill without going down the rabbit hole of calorie restriction and demonizing nutrients is always a balancing act. Nobody can do it perfectly all the time. But if trying to be healthy is getting a little bit too nerve-frying, it might be time to step back and re-evaluate whether you’re causing yourself unnecessary stress.

All done with the stress talk? Take a deep breath, make a nice cup of tea, and check out what else has been going on this week.

What’s your biggest source of food stress? And how do you manage it? Let us know on Facebook or Google+!