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Everyone gets food cravings. Some more than others and no one really knows why. The reasons may be physiological or psychological. But until they invent the little blue anti-craving pill that gets rid of food craving without causing any other harm, you can let the craving pull the strings or you can assert your authority.
Food cravings are like some unknown force inside poking at you, poking at you. While it’s strange that someone can mention Thai food and right then and there I will know within a week I will have to have Thai food, real food cravings are something altogether different.
I’ve had my share. There was a time [...]
Insulin resistance occurs when the body produces enough insulin in response to sugar consumption, but the insulin is not able to perform its function within the body properly. Insulin is a hormone whose role is to signal cells to bring sugar from the blood stream into the cells, so it can be turned into energy. When an individual [...]
By Sarah Klein, Health.com
March 30, 2010 4:22 p.m. EDT
Brains of rats that gorged themselves on human fatty foods changed
Dopamine appears to be responsible for the behavior of the overeating rats
Findings could lead to new treatments for obesity
(Health.com) — Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and [...]
Eating healthy should never be about deprivation or “dieting.” By beginning at a young age, you can teach your children how to love nutritious, healthy food that will provide them with the nutrient-dense food they need.
Some Easy Tips:
-Involve your kids in the cooking process
-Allow them choices– but healthy choices. By no means should your kid [...]
We have arrived in the season of feasts and celebrations. Traditional meals, with rituals foods of turkey and stuffing and pies, provide the opportunity to bring family together over a bountiful table. There are plenty of ways to keep the traditions of the season while also making dishes that are nourishing and delicious. Below is [...]
A Better Sandwich:
An easy fix for a healthier lunch is to use healthier bread choices. Spelt, Sprouted, or Whole Grain Breads have less sugar and more nutrients. Whole Grain Pitas or Tortillas are also good alternatives.
For fun fillings between the slices, try hummus with shredded vegetables or even a revamped tuna salad; this works great [...]
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