Monthly Archive: May 2013

Science is Discovering “Food Brain” EXISTS

Dr. Arya Sharma has posted this article about a study that gave an ADHD drug to people who experience binge eating up to several times a week. Click this link to read the full article. I can remember when cravings would come into my mind and could literally torment me until I would give in and …

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Diets Don’t Work and Exercise Won’t Make You Thin

Certain ideas have a way of working themselves into paradigmatic status, mostly because ambiguous “evidence” appears to tell us what we want to believe. Joining the old saw “Diets don’t work” is now the belief that “exercise won’t make you thin.” But let’s look at what’s really driven these assumptions. First of all, diets DO …

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Food on My Mind—And Off My Mind

Mornings are awesome for me. I never think of food in the morning. There’s nothing I could even want if you waved it under my nose. For my entire life, I’ve never been hungry when I first get up. I have to be up for a couple of hours. But the really amazing thing to …

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Cracked.com is Your Accurate Source for Health Information

Cracked.com will surprise you. Sure it alternates between hilarious and fascinating with articles like “Five Famous People You Won’t Believe Didn’t Really Exist.” But sometimes Cracked.com posts some really interesting stuff, like today’s article inspired by the recent Chris Christie news “According to Science, Fat is Officially Incurable.” The whole point is summed up in …

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Changes in Weight and Appetite as We Age

I’m visiting my parents in my hometown of Daytona Beach, Florida. As you might guess, I was never much for the beach. My high school in the 1970s was quite the Jimmy Buffett surfer dude kind of scene. I had a classmate who refused to go with her family on a European trip because it …

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