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
If we had friends that treated us the way that many of us treat ourselves, they wouldn’t be our friends for very long. Imagine a friend who calls up just to complain–about you. Or an alleged buddy who quickly says “I told you so... Read more
Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why?
If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what... Read more
I'm having issues going #2 despite laxatives, fiber, stool softener a, medication to help with constipation, water and exercise. I have to work extremely hard to have a BM and don't feel everything comes out (tmi I know) been bloated and blah all... Read more
Just had a family member accuse me of abusing amphetamines to lose weight. Im trying to take it as a backhanded compliment (I must be losing if they noticed) but its infuriating. Ive been busting my butt for a year!!!... Read more
I had lost 50 pounds. I found it again. The main reason is because of abuse. Example: our waiter at lunch commented on how beautiful my 14 yo is.He then turned to me & said, "but your ugly" husband and daughter break into laughter. I'm devistated.... Read more
My parents get angry at practically nothing, stuff an ordinary adult would dismiss. Then comes the verbal abuse, saying I'm stupid, low-class, a pariah etc. They even call me names that cannot be typed here.
Whenever I try to reason with them, t... 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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