Archives for Healthy Living

Addictions

Beating Sugar Addiction

Feeling a little down? Pop a chocolate or scarf a piece of pie. Need a little afternoon pick-me-up? Reach for a soda or highly sweet caffeine drink. Like the...
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Cognitive-Behavioral

Resisting SADness

A friend of mine claims that February is actually the longest month of the year, having, she says, at least 126 days in it. It’s a joke to take...
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Anorexia

Book Review: Body of Truth

My friend’s husband once said I’d be a great catch if I would just “lose a little more weight.” I was surprised by his comment, particularly since he carries...
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Depression

Why Exercise Helps Depression

Three hundred and fifty million people worldwide are affected by depression. In the United States, in 2013, estimates revealed that percent of all American adults had suffered from...
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Diet & Nutrition

The Gut-Stress Connection

We’ve all heard that stress can make you physically sick, and the mounting evidence yielded by reputable scientific studies continues to reinforce that claim. Specifically, the gastrointestinal (GI) system...
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