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Why Recovery is a Risk

Why Recovery is a Risk

Over 10 million American men and women suffer from some type of eating disorder including,including, but not limited to, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive overeating, or a combination. Once an eating disorder manifests itself, why is it so difficult to begin the recovery process?

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Can Fast Food Fit into Your Diet?

Can Fast Food Fit into Your Diet?

Over the past few years, various fast food restaurants tried offering healthier versions of the standard fare. McDonalds came up with the "McLean Deluxe" and Taco Bell premiered eight different "Border Light" items. They were lower in calories, lower in fat, and higher in nutrients than the regular menu options, but they were not what Americans wanted and they didn’t sell, so off the menu they went.

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Eat When Hungry-Stop When Satisfied

Eat When Hungry-Stop When Satisfied

Have you ever watched an infant or a child eat? It’s the most fascinating thing. They eat when they are hungry and stop when they are satisfied. They do not count calories, fat grams, or amount of carbohydrates. They do not deliberately starve themselves, nor do they overeat. They listen to both their hunger and satiety cues and eat accordingly. The older we get, the more distorted our views of eating become. We begin to control (or lose control of) our food intake, and our eating habits become anything but natural...

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A True Hero!

A True Hero!

During the weekend of October 11-13, I had the opportunity to help work the hp Houston Marathon booth at the Chicago Marathon two day expo. During this time, I met hundreds (maybe thousands) of very interesting runners, walkers, and sports enthusiasts. They came in all shapes and sizes and had many stories to tell. One man in particular had such a fascinating story I interviewed him on the spot.

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