Conditions such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating are "bio-psychosocial disorders" - meaning that the root cause involves a complex array of genetic, behavioral, and social factors.
Sure, subjecting yourself to a grueling workout can help you shed those pesky pounds or build up your biceps - but can exercise actually stimulate physical changes in your brain?
There are countless types of diets trending today, such as: weight loss diets, crash diets, detox diets, low fat diets, high fat diets, low carb diets and many more! It seems like every time we turn on the TV or look at a magazine, there’s another fad diet that’s promising real results
You have likely heard about Vitamin D. It is often mentioned in reference to the sun. You may have some awareness that Vitamin D, like all vitamins, is crucial to your health.
How does what I eat relate to how I think and feel? This question, in one form or another, is as old as human history.
What to eat? Many of us suffer from “food anxiety”—worries about what to eat and what not to eat in an environment of contaminated food and conflicting dietary guidelines. Michael Pollan describes the food choice dilemma in his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
Content Warning: This article talks about the stigma of obesity and presents some of the research on negative effects of discrimination. Some of this article discuses body-shaming.
Who do you think lives longer: people with “normal” weight or those whose weight falls in the “overweight” category? The answer may surprise you. Research has shown that those in the overweight category actually live longer!