Eating Right


Are You Ready to Quit Drinking? 10 Benefits of Staying Sober

Let’s be honest: getting and staying sober isn’t easy. But if you focus on these ten benefits of quitting drinking alcohol and spirits, you’ll find it easier to control the urge to drink alcohol every day. At the end of this article I also included two excellent resources on how to stop drinking and start […]

Do You Want to Quit Drinking? 10 Benefits of Staying Sober

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Sleep Eating Disorder – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Eating while sleeping is a rare but serious sleep disorder. Here’s what sleep eating disorder is, why sleep eaters are compelled to eat in the middle of the night, and how sleep eating disorders differ from nocturnal eating syndrome. “It’s the most frustrating, defeating feeling to know that you’ve done it again,” says Donna, a sleep […]


6 Foods Proven to Help Treat Depression

These foods are not only proven by research to help treat depression, they’re also yummy. Certain foods increase serotonin and dopamine in your brain, which has a direct effect on your mood, thoughts, and energy levels. In Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Level, Loretta […]


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How to Know If You Have an Eating Disorder

If you obsess about what, when, and how much you eat, do you have an eating disorder? Here are a few signs of unhealthy eating habits, to help you know if you have anorexia or bulimia nervosa. These signs of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and body dysmorphic disorder could help you recognize an eating disorder — […]


What is Most Important When You Want to Lose Weight?

A personal fitness trainer explains why diet and a positive sense of self is 70% more important than exercise when you want to lose weight. “When it comes to changing the size and shape of your body, exercise is only 30% of it,” says New York City-based certified personal trainer and boot camp instructor Ariane […]


How I Finally Lost 20 Pounds After I Turned 40

I struggled with 20 to 30 pounds of extra weight all my life. It wasn’t until after I turned 40 years old that I finally lost that last 20 pounds – and here’s how I did it. Most women gain weight as they reach age 40, and they also gain weight after getting married. The […]


13 Long Term Weight Loss Strategies From the Health Gal

Fast weight loss isn’t the answer – these long-term weight loss strategies are effective, but they take longer than you may like. They’ll help you lose fat for good, thought! One of my favorite tips for long-term weight loss is from Timothy Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible […]


Losing the Weight Without Losing Your Mind – What You Need to Know

Trust me: losing the weight without losing your mind is easier than you think! I lost a ton of weight (like, 30 pounds on my five foot frame) and it wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought. Here’s what you need to know about losing weight without losing your mind… “If I had my druthers, […]


Why You’re Not Losing Weight on the Weight Watchers Diet

It’s not a big surprise that you’re not losing weight on the Weight Watchers diet, as you’ll see with these scientifically proven reasons diets don’t work. Maybe instead of trying to lose weight, you can focus on accepting your body the way it is and looking thinner in the clothes you have? “The beauty of […]