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How to stress-proof your diet

February 26, 2012

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by Christina Jordan —  For years, people have suspected that stress and obesity were linked — and now scientific research has found evidence to support this connection. As doctors better understand these reasons, they may be able to address the obesity epidemic facing the country. What you eat can affect your mood and metabolism. We […]

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Diet is a dirty word

February 26, 2012

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by Stacy Maxwell —  A diet should be a lifestyle, and not a special occasion. When it comes to many diets today, the problem is that you are not eating the way you will eat for the rest of your life. Perhaps the diet requires eating foods you may not like or do not find […]

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Not all red meat is the same

February 26, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Red meat has been vilified as the cause of cancer and heart disease. But a new landmark study is the first to make a distinction between “real” red meat and manufactured red meat. Harvard researchers found that eating a 1.8-ounce daily serving of processed meat (about one-and-a-half slices of deli meats […]

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How to start a clean eating diet

February 25, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Clean eating is nothing new. For many decades, our forefathers ate unprocessed foods that centered around seasonal fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean meats. But in a world governed by junk food ads, convenient vending machines and time-saving frozen dinners, we are far from true clean eating. Clean eating may […]

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The three hungers

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Murray Susser —  How do you know when you are hungry and, for that matter, what hunger really is? There are at least three major pathways of hunger: Pavlovian hunger is when, like Pavlov’s dog, we become conditioned to a reflex. Pavlov conditioned his lab dogs by simultaneously ringing a bell and spraying […]

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Slim up for summer

February 24, 2012

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by Dana Regev —  You dread diet and exercise. You are told it is a lifestyle change and indeed it is, so here are some easy and painless tips to get you on your way to a slimmer body, just in time for summer. Replace butter  — Safflower, grapeseed and coconut oils are high in […]

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Five steps to overcoming a food addiction

February 24, 2012

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by Hedley Turk —  You know the food you are eating is bad for you, but you just cannot stop eating it. You may have a food addiction. If so, you are not alone. Millions of other people are suffering, as well. This is an area of health where many of us have the greatest […]

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Where did all the farmers’ markets go?

February 23, 2012

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by Bob McClendon —  Every summer, as the temperature starts to rise and we begin to wind down at the farmers’ markets, we get the same question: “Why don’t you sell during the summer?” This is a good question and is asked by many. In recent years, farmers’ markets have become very popular all across […]

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