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2014-08-22 23:03:57

Dr. Susan Albers, a psychologist and author of Eating Mindfully, is hosting a unique, new, no-cost online conference August 25th-29th, 2014 that will bring information about mood and food right to a participant's email inbox. Sign up on http://www.mindfuleatingsummit.com. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A new, online conference is coming August 25th-29th, 2014 about unraveling the mood-food connection. The summit is no-cost and open to everyone. Over 20 top experts will be...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...

2014-06-10 13:18:19

The Kavli Foundation Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists say, they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes. A group of addiction...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...

2014-02-21 23:23:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System, a portion control weight loss system. The SlimPlate System was recently created to help many struggling with their weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 “In my primary care practice, I see my patients every three months and they are increasing their weight every visit. In an average, currently, the way we eat in United States is putting us to gain about 13- 26 pounds every year,” said Dr. Nwe, “The main reason is...

2014-02-20 16:25:49

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overeaters Anonymous is saddened to announce the recent passing of beloved founder, Rozanne S., at the age of 84. Rozanne was a visionary whose compassion for and understanding of the emotional and physical challenges faced by compulsive eaters have touched people around the world for 54 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71336LOGO) Rozanne's journey to bring help and hope to those struggling with...

2014-01-30 16:26:16

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating disorders are serious, sometimes life-threatening illnesses that affect millions of men and women every year in the United States and throughout the world. These disorders are not a lifestyle choice and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, often coexist with other illnesses such as depression, substance abuse or anxiety disorders. Increasing awareness of the illness and providing support to individuals...

Addiction To Food Linked To Impulsivity
2014-01-25 06:05:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Georgia (UGA), published in the journal Appetite, reveals that the same kinds of impulsive behavior that leads some individuals to abuse alcohol and drugs may also contribute to an unhealthy relationship with food. The research team found that people with impulsive personalities were more likely to report higher levels of food addiction, which can lead to obesity. Food addiction is a compulsive...

2014-01-07 16:25:04

PEKIN, Ill., Jan, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years of clinical studies report that the majority of dieters are unable to maintain weight loss and health benefits over time. This has produced an enormous amount of confusion as to how to understand the scope and magnitude of weight problems and how to develop effective ways to deal with it. A new presentation at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), will open up a whole new vision of what causes...

2013-12-18 23:02:32

5 Research-Based Tips for Avoiding Holiday Party Emotional Eating by Dr. Susan Albers, Psychologist and Author of EatQ. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Keep your belly happy this holiday. You can eat festive foods without overdoing it using these five research-based strategies by Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of the new book, EatQ: Unlock the Weight Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. For many people, social eating is often a slippery slope into mindless...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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