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Eating Disorder Statistics

Check out the reality of the numbers. Numbers are statistics, data, facts — the numbers don’t lie! Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, diabulemia) in the U.S. Almost 50% of people with eating deisorders meet the criteria […]

New Study Shows Skipping Breakfast Won’t Wreck Diet

Breakfast can serve several purposes for people trying to lose weight, ranging from a mental commitment to a calorie-controlled day, to preventing overeating during lunch. Recent news shows research has found,  while eating breakfast is widely thought to be a key factor in both preventing obesity and weight loss, scientific evidence doesn’t support “eating by […]

Food Cravings & Stress

Stress in America reveals that 36 percent of participants report overeating or eating unhealthy foods, and 27 percent report skipping meals over the last month in response to stress. Despite the common belief that stress directly leads to weight gain, epidemiologic research shows inconsistent results. Bringing together 14 prospective studies that followed more than 23,000 […]

Energy Boosters Under 80 Calories

Feeling fatigued? Here are great low-calorie snacks to boost your energy!   Fruit Cup 78 Calories 3 ounces plain fat-free yogurt layered with 1/4 cup diced mango and topped with 2 teaspoons pomegranate seeds Peanut Butter Mix   70 Calories 1 tablespoon dried banana chips with 1/3 cup Barbara’s Bakery Puffins Peanut Butter and Chocolate […]

Rabbit Meat

Rabbits have a rapid reproduction and growth rate which makes them a viable protein source with a relatively small enviromental footprint. Rabbit meat is high in protein and low in total fat. Comparing rabbit meat to roasted chicken (skin removed), a 3 1/2 ounce portion of roasted domesticated rabbit provides more iron (2.27 mg in […]

Back To School Nutrition Tips

Breakfast is an important meal for growing children. Studies show that breakfast eaters tend to have higher school attendance, less tardiness and fewer hunger-induced stomachaches in the morning. Their overall test scores are higher, they concentrate better, solve problems more easily and have better muscle coordination. If your child’s school provides meals, take time to […]

Spice It Up!

  Growing up in an Indian family, various spices are integrated in most of our daily dishes. After researching about different spices, I have found that these spices have benefits in our body: Turmeric: Contains curcumin, which can inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Try to have 500 to 800 milligrams a day, says Bharat […]

Anorexia Nervosa

I am hungry 90% of every day. If I eat a slice of bread I must  run an extra 2-3 miles. I measure everything I eat. If I sleep on my side I always get a bruise because of the pressure placed on my bones. My ‘fear foods’ include anything fried, anything with alot of […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is linked to numerous health benefits. Studies have shown that vitamin D has a role in bone health and reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, stroke and more. The recommendations for adults up to age 69 rose to 600 IU/day, and to 800 IU/day for adults starting at age […]

Control Your Cholesterol!

Genes can be a factor in high cholesterol, but so can being overweight, being physically inactive and eating foods loaded with saturated fat and cholesterol. Abnormal cholesterol levels such as high LDL cholesterol or low HDL cholesterol are a big risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Having an unhealthy diet can cause high cholesterol. […]