If you're like me, you may be tempted to overeat after the death of a pet. But prehaps you're someone who just has no appetite at all during bereavement. Whatever your food challenges, we have some guidance to help you make good nutrition choices even when you cannot think past the next hour.
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Many of us struggle with overeating following a significant loss such as the death of an animal companion. Don't put on extra pounds as you heal from pet loss. Instead, develop a healthier relationship with food by understanding what drives eating and how to relate to it more mindfully.
Your dog may have been nourishing your microbiome and you didn't even know it. So when you lose a pet, your body's gastrointestinal system may suffer in very real ways. Find out how cultivating your microbiome is even more important in the midst of pet loss.
Nevermind the loss of moisture from crying, the simple act of grieving puts tremendous pressure on our bodies - adding stress that only water can wash away. Find out just how essential increased water intake is following pet loss and some tasty, nourishing ways to imbibe more of it.
Despite our best efforts, sometimes eating well during a period of pet loss can feel impossible. If you're like me and you need a little guidance to help you develop good eating habits while going through grief, check out these mindful eating apps.
Grief will take a toll on your body. Caring for your physical wellbeing by eating well, getting enough sleep, and moving mindfully will be key to finding your way through your pet loss without experiencing a breakdown. Our guide will give you tools to do this even when your brain is too foggy to navigate the pitfalls.
Sometimes those who are grieving the loss of a pet have a hard time taking care of themselves. Make it easier for them to stay healthy by organizing a group to take meals to their house as expressions of support. We'll tell you how.
Pet grief can be very emotionally and physically draining. Support those in your life who are going through pet loss by giving the gift of a meal kit delivery service for a short time. A week or two having someone else prep their food may be just the thing they need to get through the worst of the pain.