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Fortunate Friday: Knowledge

Have you ever dined out and had the server plop a plate of food down in front of you that could feed a football team? We are constantly bombarded with food portions that are WAY out of line with those that we should be eating. The key here is knowledge.

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Diet Stress or Stressful Diet?

Without question, our enjoyment - if not our whole world - as one would say, revolves around what we eat or our decision and anticipation of what we will eat. Yes, we all have been recipients of both the contentment and frustration our decisions have created. Truly, haven’t we all - at one time or another - considered refraining from Big Macs, pizza, french fries, pies, and desserts a stress in itself?

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Common Foods: Gateway Drugs?

For those of you who don't know what a "Gateway Drug" is, allow me to define it in its most common use. A gateway drug is a substance that when frequently introduced to the body may cause one to desire more potent doses of the same or require a stronger substance to be satisfied. Though, this post is not about actual drugs, I want you to recognize that the addicting properties of some foods and how they act in the body can be similar.

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Food Addiction, Obesity, and Eating Disorders: An Epidemic

Personal Experience When I was in my early twenties, I had an eating disorder. For the sake of being thin and fitting into a size …

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