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This Is Your Brain On A Diet

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45 million Americans go on a diet each year. What many of them don’t know is that their brains are controlling those diets! The brain regulates body weight and body fat in an effort to keep the body safe and ...

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Does Eating Really Relieve Stress?

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“Emotional eating” is triggered by stress, causing you to consume larger portions, or more unhealthy foods than you normally would. Food is the fuel that keeps the body running. Food is also a social thing; it should be fun, delicious ...

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Feeling Down? Try Perking Up With These Tips!

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Spend time with others Meet up with a friend or family member for a cup of coffee, or a walk in the park. Simply being around a loved one can improve your mood. Talking with them about how you’re feeling ...

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Stay Cool This Summer With These Hydrating Foods

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Cucumber contains the highest water content of any solid food – 96.7% in fact! Delicious in salads, sliced for dipping in hummus or pesto, or pureed with yogurt, ice cubes, and a touch of mint for a cool summer soup! ...

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Surprise! 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

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You’ve eaten salad every day, tossed your ice cream in the garbage, and got the gym membership… but you aren’t losing weight. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating. You feel like the only one who can’t reach their goal. You start to ...

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Top 10 Food Safety Tips For Summer

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Summertime means cook-outs, parties, get-togethers, and lots of food! With all that action (and all that heat) food-borne illnesses are on the rise. These tips will help keep your food, and your family, safe this summer. For starters, make sure ...

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Is A Bad Night’s Sleep Raising Your Blood Sugar?

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You know the feeling… you wake up groggy, still drowsy, and have to force yourself out of bed to start the day. Well, not only does a bad night’s sleep affect your mood, it can also affect blood sugar. Individuals ...

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Processed Foods Linked To Depression In New Study

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An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer with depression. Most of them do not associate their symptoms with their diets. However, science is now linking diet and depression and is finding success in using diet to help treat depression and ...

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Is Your Blood Sugar Affecting Your Mood?

exhausted man sitting in front of computer

Yes, your blood sugar can affect your mood. These affects can be short-term due to fluctuations in blood sugar itself, or long-term due to the strain of managing diabetes. Blood sugar swings can cause rapid changes in a person’s mood. ...

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Dieting With Diabetes – Do’s & Don’ts

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Diet is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.” However, to most people, the word diet refers to a restricting one’s food intake, usually with the goal of weight ...

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