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Exercise Can Curb Your Hunger, Study Reveals

A good dose of daily exercise can be more effective than cutting calories for people that are trying to eat less, a new study found. Researchers at Loughborough University studied how hormones, psychology and behavior all intersected in women who were on a calorie-restricted diet or who were required to exercise. When the women ate …


Colorful Food More Appealing To Children Than Adults

A new study by scientists at Cornell University has determined that compared to adults, children find colorful food much more appealing, a discovery that may assist parents of picky eaters to encourage their children to eat more nutritionally varied foods. 23 pre-teen children and 46 adults were involved in the study. They were shown large …


Some Exercise May Help Prevent/Treat Eating Disorders

Exercise is often seen as a negative thing for eating disorders, but a study shows that some healthy exercise has a positive effect on self-esteem and depression that may actually prevent it: “When treating an eating disorder, exercise is rarely considered therapeutic; it’s more likely to be viewed as dangerous for patients already obsessed with …


MSNBC Co-Host Talks About Her Exercise Bulimia

Co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Mika Brzezinski, opened up about her own struggles with exercise bulimia, an eating disorder characterized by overeating and then excessive exercise in order to burn off the calories. In the May 2013 issue of MORE magazine, Brzezinski promotes her new book, “Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction – and My Own,” and …


Study Determines That Television-Watching Increases Waist Size In Young Children And Decreases Muscular Fitness

A new study from researchers at the University of Montreal has established that for each hour of television viewed by young children, their waistlines grow larger, and their level of muscular fitness decreases. Although it has long been suspected that a sedentary lifestyle contributes to poor fitness health and obesity in children, this study published …


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The Simplicity Of Addiction Recovery (An Excerpt From Gerald May, M.D.)

I just finished reading this book and after reading this section near the end, I wanted to share it with you guys. I think the author makes a valid point – at the end of the day, “it all comes down to quitting it.” The book is Addiction & Grace and the author is Gerald …


The Association Between Creativity, Addiction And Mental Illness

Creativity and Mental Illness The association between mental illness (addictions, bipolar, eating disorder(s), borderline personality disorder, depression, histrionic, schizophrenia etc…) and creativity first appeared in literature in the 1970s, but the idea of a link between “madness” and “genius” is much older. Dating back at least to the Ancient Greeks who believed that creativity came …


Clinical Trial Participants Needed

Why participate in a clinical trial or research study? A couple of reasons – first, you might get treatment costs covered, or at a greatly reduced price. Second, you can contribute the body of knowledge about eating disorders and be part of the future success in helping men and women heal. Here are two you …


Day 75

Today was a great day.  I was busy all day.  Not too much time to think… And when I did start thinking, I picked up the phone. Reaching out and being honest about my feelings has been the hardest but one of the most rewarding tools of this program.  And I’ve done this very thoroughly …


3D Printer –Not Far From Reach Of General People

Each man-made thing on the planet is resulting from need. I figure the most essential approach to scrutinize the fate of the business is: Will each family unit have a requirement for a 3D printer? The most regularly utilized tale when taking a gander at the fate of 3d Printer Plans is the examination to …


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