Def: Nutrition psychology is a specialization of health psychology, an interdisciplinary scientific domain dealing with the implication of feeding behavior on human health and well-being. It involves information from such fields as nutrition, psychology, medicine, agriculture, and marketing. For example, consumer behaviors and decisions on food choice have a significant impact on health outcomes, including risks for obesity, heart disease and some cancers. These behaviors are affected by strong psychological aspects, which impact on people’s perception of nutrition and health.
What we eat affects how we feel.
The food we eat should make us feel good. It tastes great and nourishes our body. When food is eaten too little or excessive, our health and appearance may be changed, which can create negative feelings towards food.
Learning how to make better choices, we may be able to control compulsive eating, excessive cravings or over-feeding, and weight gain.
In addition to a better appetite control, we may also experience feelings of calm to high levels of energy and alertness, from the food we eat.
Nutritional Psychology perfectly combines the science of nutrition with psychology of eating, in a functional manner.
Nutritional Psychology is the science of eating behavior. Is essentially the study of how and why people do what they do in terms of choices, habits and lifestyle related to nutrition?
Nutritional Psychology is an exciting new field that explores how thoughts, feelings and beliefs impact on metabolism and nutritional health. Nutritional Psychology focuses on the fascinating connections between brain, body, digestion and behavior. It also brings to light how the social, emotional, cultural and spiritual life and scientific influence how our body literally digest and assimilate a meal, and how we burn calories.
The benefits of Psychology of Nutrition are practical and profound.
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Bianca Patrascu is a Chartered Psychologist specialized in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Nutritional Therapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, with a background in marketing and communication.
Through a combined integration of her expertise in nutrition, psychology and hypnotherapy she created her personal program The Nutritional Psychology (On line) Program which exploded onto the scene immediately gaining attention and being the promoter of the first food psychology program on the Romanian market. Bianca has quickly become the 'go to' person in Bucharest scene, for empowering individuals to transform their mind and body.