Does Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Stress Man
By Lianda Ludwig In the news recently Mike Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch told the world that he doesn’t consider overweight women to be “cool enough” for their brand, and doesn’t want them shopping in his stores. Governor Chris Christie took his share of jokes and bashing after undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Jokes from talk show hosts emphasized that he couldn’t even control his...

Housework and Obesity

Housework and obesity
By Julia Gumm Ok ladies. I’ll tell you straight up, I’m a feminist. At least I’m pretty sure I am. I dunno, I never went to college and took a women’s studies class, but I did grow up with a strong, working woman in the dominant role in my household. I never for a second believed my ovaries to be a hindrance to anything I should want to do, besides maybe pee on a wall. I’m in my late twenties,...

The Feedbag Method: How to Beat Food Cravings, Bingeing, and Emotional Eating

Let your kids eat whatever they want
In line with the shift in focus in the new Diet Recovery, I thought it was worthy to post this insightful passage from Geneen Roth’s book, When Food is Love.  It’s about letting kids regulate their own eating, but certainly applies to making the same leap ourselves.  I had posted this in an old blog of mine that no longer exists, and it’s worth the reposting – especially...

How to Burn Fat and Why You Shouldn’t

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By Danny Roddy, author of The Peat Whisperer Traversing through the blogosphere reveals much text, but little art. This is, until you stumble upon the site of low-carb sage Petro Dobromylkyj. Similar to da Vinci’s “David” or Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Petro’s exudes extraordinary vision. One doesn’t have to read past the header for the first glimpse of his contribution to The Great Work: “You need to...

The Biggest Dietary Change Ever Made

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Over roughly the last 100 years, the United States, and the rest of the world, has undergone a dramatic dietary change.  We eat less at home and more at restaurants.  We eat fewer foods made from scratch and more that are processed and packaged at a factory far, far away.  There are of course many other changes (frequent dieting being equally if not more significant).  But the biggest change of...
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