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How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science Follow these six research-backed strategies to keep those pounds off for good. Regardless of where you are on your weight-loss journey, you’re likely living with the constant fear of gaining it all back. Your worry is not unfounded: Research suggests men and women on most traditional diets drop 5
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To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’ Instead of cycling between deprivation and eating poorly, take a balanced approach. My patient looked down with shame and despair and announced, “I was so bad – I cheated, and ate junk.” I cringed. There’s that word again: cheat. The notion of cheating is so often bundled with morally
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The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span As part of a routine checkup, health providers keep track of factors that can profoundly influence a person’s longevity and quality of life, from monitoring cholesterol and blood glucose levels to inquiring about diet and physical activity. In light of this information, we offer clinical advice based on the latest science, and many patients do
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer On a recent trip to Santa Fe, I scheduled a visit Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. O’Keeffe, known as the mother of American modernism, is most renowned for her extraordinary paintings of super-sized erotic flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. As I neared
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Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live? Take steps to survive, thrive and realize your best life possible. Ask yourself this question, “Am I fit enough to survive the challenges of living in the 21st century?” Could you: Get up with no assistance after falling? Dash after a child who was running toward a busy intersection? Hoist your
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How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life You might not be aware, but in every nanosecond of your life, you’re actually experiencing countless never-ending cycles of mind-body recovery that run the gamut from grieving a broken heart to mending a pulled tendon. For instance, as you rest and recover after a long, sweaty hike, you’re probably
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Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds For years I’ve listened to women and men recount an agonizing spectrum of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse and trauma that occurred during their childhood, often continuing through adolescence. Most remember that period in their life as the time when they began to overeat. Neglect, abandonment, isolation, and physical
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Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly” What thoughts and feelings do the word “elderly” conjure for you? Perhaps you immediately envision a frail man or woman in his or her 80s or 90s living with chronic disease and cognitive impairment. How many of you have a negative connotation of the term? What does it really
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Fractures & Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis
September 21, 2017

Reduce your risk of post-menopausal bone fractures.Half of all post-menopausal women will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture in their remaining lifetime. Risk of a second fracture is five times higher, especially in the first year. Ladies, it’s time to get educated about osteoporosis and its prevention. Osteopenia is lower than normal bone den…

A Woman's Foot Care Basics
September 18, 2017

Learn how to get a smart, safe pedicure and how to care for your feet.Pedicures are popular among women and men. Medical pedicures are well-suited for those who have certain conditions. Many women have foot fungus that causes thickened, brittle, discolored toenails. Getting a pedicure at a local salon may just disguise the nail with polish. It’s to…

Motherhood is a Privilege, Not a Sacrifice
September 14, 2017

Do you view motherhood as a job or a joy?Motherhood isn’t always a chore. There’s a delight in seeing your children thrive, grow and become good people. It’s hard not to see motherhood as a sacrifice. Once you become a parent, that is your role for life. You give things up to gain a family.  Proclaiming your sacrifices for your child doesn’t make y…

Beware Toxic Cosmetics
September 11, 2017

How toxic is your beauty regimen?The FDA doesn’t meaningfully regulate the ingredients in cosmetics. Cosmetics in this case include makeup, lotions, cleansers and anything applied to the skin as a daily routine.That’s It veggie bars. Save 10% NOW!Use code HER. Click here to order. Only the colors used in the products are regulated. The FDA only res…

Writers & Fashion
September 7, 2017

Learn how authors influence designers and fashion influences writers.What do your clothes say about you? Designers often look to literature for fashion inspiration. Looking at the clothing of authors can give you insight into their character as people. Authors also use clothing for character development in their writing. The key to fashion is to dr…