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Smarter Children More At Risk For Eating Disorders

The higher a child’s IQ, the higher his or her risk for developing an eating disorder later in life. This was the conclusion of a recent study from the UCL Institute of Child Health. The study included a partipant pool of 6,200 children between the ages of 8 and 10 years. Leaving diet out of …

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Stressed Men Prefer Heavier Women According To New British Study

A new British study has discovered that stress alters mens’ preference for extremely thin women. Researchers have determined that the unrealistically thin female body image frequently portrayed in the media and fashion magazines is considered to be less attractive by many men facing stressful situations. Environment impacts perception of attractiveness In many western countries including …

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Want Healthy Kids? Change Your Diet, Mom

In many households, parents get kids to eat their veggies using bribery or punishment tactics. “If you eat your carrots, you get dessert.” “If you don’t eat your carrots, you can kiss that birthday party goodbye.” And while the struggle to get children on board with a healthy diet can be tough–especially when they live …

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