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It seems like everyone is talking about detox diets; you might even be tempted to try a detox diet to quickly lose weight and...

What are the Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery?

Obesity and the conditions caused by the disease are drastically on the rise in America and around the world. Increasingly, obese persons who have...

Relationship Between Crash Diets & Heart Problems

Fad diets just make you hungry and grumpy. Whether you try the cabbage-soup diet, a juice cleanse or another regimen that promotes speed over...

How to Make Yourself Eat Slower

Americans spend an average of just 1 hour and 10 minutes a day eating and drinking. If you eat three meals a day and...

Different Types of Eating Disorders

When you hear the phrase “eating disorder,” what do you imagine? Perhaps a young woman, maybe a teenage girl, who is very thin and...

Pre and Post Bariatric Surgery Diet Plan

Bariatric surgery is a big step in the right direction for substantial weight loss. However, surgery alone isn’t enough to ensure long-term success. Adhering...

Low Impact Cardio or HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training): What’s Right for...

Any cardiovascular exercise (or “cardio” for short) that doesn’t exceed your fitness level or contradict your doctor’s orders should be good for you. However,...

Quiz: Trying to Eat at a Restaurant, Healthfully

Do you know how to eat healthy at a restaurant? Put yourself to the test. True or false: If I’m eating out, I may as...

Recipe: Curried Pumpkin Soup

Fall is the time for pumpkin-flavored everything, but that often means sugar-laden lattes, doughnuts and cookies. For a healthier pumpkin dish that will also...

Marsha’s Favorite Kale

Kale is a hip vegetable of the moment, but there’s backlash, too, as if health food has finally gone too far. You’ve no doubt...

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When people hear the term ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), they tend to think of the stereotypical child, typically a boy, who can’t sit...