When a mother came to Dr. Robert Lustig hoping he could help her obese 6-year-old, the Seattle doctor quickly discovered part of the problem — and it wasn’t ice cream or cookies.
From the moment she gets that very first drop of menstrual blood, a woman learns that 25 percent of being female means pretending everything is fine when really you’d rather just be curled up in bed with your warm rice bag.
If you don’t like to workout, here are some things that might give you enough motivation to get going:
According to experts, you need to burn 3,500 calories to lose one pound. This number might look daunting, but calories lost add quickly when you consider everything you accomplish during the day.
For anyone who is familiar with the non-dieting approach to health and wellness, you've likely asked yourself how exercise fits into the equation of connection with your body and overall self-love and acceptance. How can you exercise in a way that supports all the hard work you've done to reject the dieting mentality and make peace with food?
When a Colorado Springs mom examined her breast milk under a microscope, she was so enthralled by what she saw that she posted it to Facebook, and the internet went wild with excitement.
You don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to get your daily workout. Try these simple (and affordable) ways to exercise at home:
I know I’m not the only one of my friends who has instantly assumed I was dying of a rare disease anytime I found something “unusual” with my body. And I’m certainly not the only one who slyly shaves my big toe to pretend hair doesn’t grow on it.
Close your eyes and think of the word "therapy". What comes to your mind? For me the first image is a person laid back on a couch talking about all his or her problems to a person with a clipboard and no facial expressions. Maybe you have a similar image. Well, it’s now time to cast that stereotype out of your mind and create a new one.
At one point, you've felt lonely. Perhaps that feeling came when you realized you were different from others or no one understood you. Perhaps it came when you were in a house all by yourself or when surrounded by friends. No matter what, you have felt the deep and horrible feeling of being lonely.
You probably heard a lot of advice when you announced your New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But how much of that advice was false? Be aware of these seven weight loss myths:
Valentine's Day is one of those holidays closely tied to chocolates and candies. But if your child has food allergies this holiday may give you hives.
Cooking can be fun but requires so much time. Menu planning was the hardest part for me, until I found ways to stretch my leftovers and change them into completely different dishes.
If you have cellulite, or cottage cheese skin as many call it, you’re not alone; the majority of women have it. And to throw a disclaimer out right at the beginning, you should know there is nothing dangerous, or wrong, about cellulite. Society — not any scientific research — has created the dialogue that cellulite is undesirable. If you have it and it doesn’t bother you, fantastic.
New research shows that “fat shamed” people (people who are mocked for their size) are more likely to have cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The study, put out by the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania and the Penn’s Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, monitored 159 obese people’s health along with their emotional well being.
Hannibal Lecter had alopecia areata, or hair loss; the Wicked Witch of the West, verruca vulgaris, more commonly known as warts.
We’ve all heard we should wash our produce before eating it but does it really matter? In short, yes. There are three good reasons ...
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Poisoning is currently the leading cause of accidental injury in the United States. While most poisonings are typically preventable, they still yield extremely dangerous and ...
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma accounts for about four percent of all cancers in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. It is predicted that ...