What is your Food Language?

By |Jul 16th, 2013|Articles|

By Nathalie Mat, Registered Dietitian Food plays many important roles in our lives. We eat and drink for physiological reasons for example to satisfy our hunger or to optimally fuel ourselves for sports. We also eat and drink for psychological reasons: to mark special occasions such as birthdays or to celebrate achievements. The way you think about food and the role it plays in your life forms your food language. Your food language has been shaped by many factors from your family to your schooling; from your first job and even different communities in which you have lived. I spend a lot of time as a dietitian helping people identify how their food language may be affecting their ability to achieve their health goals and what they can do to change their food language if necessary. […]