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What are we supposed to eat again?

Our modern lives are filled with information. We carry the answer to every question in our purses and pockets: for most of us, our smart phones are always by our side. If it’s not our phones, a computer is close … Continue reading

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How to become aware of your hunger

It seems like an easy concept, eating when hungry, but for most of us we have trained ourselves to ignore hunger cues and eat when its convenient or when we are stressed out. After eating this way for a long … Continue reading

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Really? Diet Tips that Work?

Seriously, it seems like diet tips never work. This is frustrating to say the least, but there are ways to make dieting work. It’s not easy though. The ways many of our lives are structured are not conducive to healthy … Continue reading

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The Sting of Genetics

Thanks to high school biology class, it’s not a mystery why we look like our parents. Genetics play a big role in our body types, which can be a comforting and daunting thought. Knowing where and how we put on … Continue reading

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Body Image: Where Does it Come From?

What do we see when we look in the mirror? Trick question. There is only one thing we are going to see in the mirror and that is ourselves and whatever else is in the room. It’s the way we … Continue reading

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Setting Goals

It’s still early in the year, but many have already kissed their New Year’s resolutions goodbye. This, however, is not an excuse to see those midnight snacks as a failure and wait for next year to start your healthy eating … Continue reading

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Stages of Body Acceptance  

Self love and appreciation is a process that occurs over time. It is a true honoring of the self; body, mind and spirit as a unique individual without judgement. Continue reading

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Midlife crisis; Anorexia later in life….

“Most physicians are not asking the right questions to their patients about why they are losing weight”. The issues that you’re dealing with early in life are completely different than the issues that you are experiencing in middle life or towards the end of your life. You want to get everybody on board to help the person with the eating disorder. Continue reading

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Stop Starving Yourself

“Research has shown that exerting self-control makes people more likely to behave aggressively toward others and people on diets are known to be irritable and quick to anger,” the authors explain. The researchers found that people who exerted self-control were more likely to prefer anger-themed movies, were more interested in looking at angry facial expressions, were more persuaded by anger-framed appeals, and expressed more irritation at a message that used controlling language to convince them to change their exercise habits. Continue reading

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Best Foods that Fill You Up and Boost Your Metabolism

What you’re about to read here may change the way you think about food. Yes, once you see the facts, you’ll realize that most of the products on the grocery shelves don’t fit your biology. Most of today’s dietary products … Continue reading

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