Food & Diet

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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 Graziano Breuning helps you choose […]

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 — which can then lead to […]

5 Work Out Videos That Work to Tone and Tighten the Flabby Bits

These are my favorite work out videos (fitness DVDs) because they work to tone flabby muscle and burn floppy fat. Here, I focus on ballet, yoga, Pilates, strength training, and boot camp. I don’t have the time, energy, or money to go to the gym – all my exercise takes place at home in front of the TV (strength building, […]

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 Hundt. “The rest needs to […]

When You Never Feel Full and Can’t Stop Eating

The more you eat, the hungrier you get, right? Here are a few non-diet tips for people who can’t stop eating and never feel full no matter how much they eat. I’m currently reading A Course In Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever by Marianne Williamson. I’ll write a full article on her tips for weight loss […]