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By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on March 16, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Stuck in the cycle of losing weight and gaining it back? The battle is real: your body's designed to defend a fat setpoint. These strategies may help you to finally win the battle.
By Hal Herzog Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Animals and Us
It is difficult for most people to completely give up eating meat. But hundreds of millions of animals would be saved if everyone ate even one additional meatless meal a week.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on March 11, 2019 in 1-2-3-ADHD
How do you choose the right medication for ADHD? Are the newer medications any better than the old ones?
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on March 05, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Do you crave more food, even when you know you should be full? Shifting your mental perspective can make a difference.
By Michael S. Fenster M.D., FACC, FSCA&I, PEMBA on March 05, 2019 in You Are What You Eat
Implications for personal health: a multi-part series.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Should presidential candidates try to lose weight prior to running for office?
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in Never Binge Again
If you struggle with overeating when you feel bored try this one simple mindset shift!
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 17, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Be careful about how you think about your genes. Your thoughts could have unintended consequences.
By Emily T. Troscianko on February 14, 2019 in A Hunger Artist
Sex often vanishes in anorexia and returns in recovery. Learning—or relearning—how to let sexual appetites and connections be part of life again is complex and often scary.
By Susan Albers Psy.D. on January 31, 2019 in Comfort Cravings
Do you find yourself mindlessly eating? Here is one easy tip to help you eat more mindfully.
By Devon Frye on January 25, 2019 in Brainstorm
Thinking about genetic risk for obesity-related traits — whether or not that information is true — may trigger placebo and nocebo effects.
By David Fryburg M.D. on January 24, 2019 in The Science of Kindness
Just as "you are what you eat," you are what you see.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Your genes will help determine your weight but all is not lost
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 17, 2019 in Ambigamy
Even atheists pray in their way. We all do. It would help us find common ground if we began to identify the universal prayers, distinct from who or what might grant them.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 16, 2019 in Ambigamy
How to explain the emergence of will, motivation, agency and effort from aimless chemistry? We think evolution causes them, but it's the other way around.
By Arash Emamzadeh on January 02, 2019 in Finding a New Home
Why do we engage in emotional eating (aka stress eating)? A recent study concludes that only two factors are significantly associated with emotional eating.
By Gregg McBride on January 01, 2019 in The Weight-ing Game
Eating to excess, no matter what the food choices, is still eating to excess.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on December 26, 2018 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
There are many different fasting plans. Here's one you can try without suffering.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on December 23, 2018 in Never Binge Again
Use the market crash to your advantage. Boost your confidence, mood, and ability to accomplish all your goals!
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on December 22, 2018 in Never Binge Again
Do you fear changing a food habit will leave you feeling forever deprived and tortured by cravings? Good news—it won't!
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on November 28, 2018 in Ambigamy
Getting the last word satisfies a deep human appetite, the appetite to dispel debate and doubt once and for all.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep has a powerful connection to metabolism, to hormones that regulate appetite and eating patterns, and to the body’s use of blood sugar and insulin.
By Danielle Swimm LCPC on November 14, 2018 in Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders
Stressed about binge eating this holiday season? Here are a few tips that can go a long way.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on November 02, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
What makes a bowl of ice cream so appealing after a bad day? Research reveals the answer has to do with both your mood and the food.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on October 25, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep deprivation can have great effects on the brain and body, whether it’s the occasional night of too-little sleep or the larger, more chronic sleep debt so many people face.
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