Dr. Andreas Michaelides
Understand the Psychology of Eating
Understand the Psychology of Eating
40 min 5 chapters

Ever wondered why you snack when you're not hungry? It's normal, and there's science behind it! Join Dr. Andreas Michaelides, Chief of Psychology at Noom, to uncover the reasons behind eating habits and how to align them with your health goals. This journey delves into eating patterns, distorted thinking about food, mindful eating, and effective goal-setting, all while emphasizing self-compassion. To learn more about what Noom can do for you, go to the Visit Noom tool at the bottom of this Guide.

1. Understanding eating behaviors

Begin the exploration of the psychology of eating, from childhood influences to various eating patterns.

Getting started
Getting started

3 min
Excerpt from Hooked
Excerpt from Hooked

3 min
The power of early food memories
The power of early food memories

2 min
Excerpt from Game Changers
Excerpt from Game Changers

2 min
Four types of eating
Four types of eating

4 min
Recap of Chapter 1
Recap of Chapter 1

Recap
Visit Noom
Visit Noom

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2. Challenge distorted thinking

Discover how CBT can assist in overcoming thought distortions and fostering helpful behaviors towards your health goals.

Unravel cognitive distortions with CBT
Unravel cognitive distortions with CBT

2 min
Excerpt from Retrain Your Brain
Excerpt from Retrain Your Brain

4 min
Positive thought patterns & behavioral activation
Positive thought patterns & behavioral activation

4 min
Recap of Chapter 2
Recap of Chapter 2

Recap
3. Leverage social and environmental triggers for success

Understand habit development and discover effective strategies to align your environment with your health goals.

The anatomy of habits
The anatomy of habits

3 min
Excerpt from Mindless Eating
Excerpt from Mindless Eating

2 min
Optimize your environment
Optimize your environment

2 min
Recap of Chapter 3
Recap of Chapter 3

Recap
4. Master mindful eating and goal setting

Unlock mindful eating and effective goal setting for a more fulfilling relationship with food and sustainable progress.

Focusing on how we eat
Focusing on how we eat

2 min
Excerpt from What to Eat When
Excerpt from What to Eat When

3 min
Engage all of your senses
Engage all of your senses

2 min
Excerpt 2 from Mindless Eating
Excerpt 2 from Mindless Eating

2 min
Create a roadmap for your goals
Create a roadmap for your goals

4 min
Recap of Chapter 4
Recap of Chapter 4

Recap
5. Don't forget about self-compassion

Discover the power of self-compassion and an addition mindset for lasting health changes.

Path to a sustainable change
Path to a sustainable change

1 min
Excerpt 2 from Retrain Your Brain
Excerpt 2 from Retrain Your Brain

4 min
Be your best supporter
Be your best supporter

3 min
Recap of Entire Guide
Recap of Entire Guide

Recap
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