Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often... Read more
Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
Although a challenging life event, such as the death of a loved one or financial hardship, can trigger depressive episodes, the causes of depression are complex and overlapping. There are two main categories of risks that can contribute to depression... Read more
Nearly everyone has experienced a time when it hardly seems worth the effort to get out of bed, or when the problems they face seem so overwhelming that they're not sure where to begin. These feelings and thoughts are helpful warning signs that s... Read more
I wear a lot of maxi dresses because they are extremely comfortable after back surgery. Because I work with children and families, I also dress fairly conservatively. That means in addition to dresses below my knees, if it's low or doesn't have som... Read more
I know this is a place mostly where people talk about eating habits and motivation but I didn't know where else to turn. I am a teenage girl with a brother who is almost two years older than me. He used to hit me and always has attitude when we talk... Read more
My Weight Management doctor, told me to have whatever it is I'm craving. (1) Figure out what it is that you're really craving to keep from eating the whole house trying to satisfy it. (2) Have it.. just ONE BITE! (3) Drink a glass, or bottle, of wate... Read more
If you or your partner travel, you probably pick up some of the toiletries in your room When my DW & I travel, we take all of the shampoo, soap, hair covers, conditioners, etc.We don't use them, but put them in a box when we get home Many Women's and... Read more
A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
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