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Living with Binge Eating Disorder

November 8th, 2014
If you have binge eating disorder, please know that you’re not alone. Binge eating disorder (BED) is actually the most common eating disorder. It affects about 3.5 percent of women and 2 percent of men. You’re also not weak, wrong or crazy. BED “is ...

Finished Being Fat: An Accidental Adventure in Losing Weight & Learning How to Finish

BOOK REVIEW.
“Not everyone can win the race, but everyone can finish it.” That statement sums up Betsy Schow’s personal philosophy. In her recent book, Finished Being Fat, Schow not only chronicles her journey with weight loss but a personal transformation that completely changed her view of herself and her life. But hers is not a self-help book. Rather, Schow ...

The Diet Dropout’s Guide to Natural Weight Loss: Find Your Easiest Path to Naturally Thin

BOOK REVIEW.
In 2012, ABC News reported that the annual revenue of the US weight-loss industry was $20 billion. This includes the sales of diet and weight-loss books. How does a person decide between the proliferation of choices? South Beach, Atkins, Paleo, Weight Watchers, gluten-free, dairy-free... the list goes on. There is an overwhelming amount of information ...

Improving Your Emotional Health Through Healthier Eating

Improving Your Emotional Health Through Healthier EatingMany people do not realize it, but you actually are what you eat. Scientific research shows that eating healthy can drastically change your mood and improve your way of life. Food allergies or intolerances can have a great effect on ...

Obesity, Genetics, Depression and Weight Loss

Obesity, Genetics, Depression and Weight LossThere are a lot of different opinions and strong emotions when it comes to the topic of obesity and weight loss. This article is simply another opinion about obesity in America. By writing this article, I am ...

Reinventing the Meal: How Mindfulness Can Help You Slow Down, Savor the Moment, and Reconnect with the Ritual of Eating

BOOK REVIEW.
I've heard a lot about the philosophical zombie lately. My favorite science fiction author is writing a book with a philosophical zombie premise. Every time I was in the vicinity of a political ad this past October, I couldn't help but be reminded that many politicians think we are all zombies. Finally, reading Reinventing the Meal: ...

Qsymia and Belviq Drugs for Obesity, Weight Loss

Qsymia and Belviq Drugs for Obesity, Weight LossIf you're obese and are at the end of your ropes looking for weight loss help, there's good news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA in the past few months has approved two new ...