Episode 25: The Allure of Food

Weight Loss for Food-Lovers with Molly Zemek

Episode- The Allure of Food


A lot of food-lovers struggle with the constant “chatter” of food thoughts and content in their lives. In this episode of Weight Loss for Food-Lovers, Molly walks listeners through a handful of ways to decrease that noise around food in order to better understand the allure food holds for so many of us.

Molly begins the podcast episode by talking about some of the reasons why food can seem so alluring to us. We often associate food with pleasure and entertainment, and that allure can create a desire in us to eat and over-indulge when we really aren’t hungry. In order to take a realistic look at the allure food holds for us, Molly suggests turning down the stimulus of food to reach our weight loss goals. A few tips that worked for Molly and that she believes can work for food-lovers everywhere include cleaning up your social media feed when it comes to food content, cutting back or eliminating how many food shows you watch, keeping your time in the kitchen to a minimum, minimizing your brain chatter around food, and pursuing new hobbies w