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2011-11-18 08:00:00

Thanksgiving tends to really pack on the pounds, while also leading to a slide in eating and exercising habits that persists all the way to New Years. Craig Kastning, a Chicago personal trainer with Chi Towns Boot Camps, recommends several ways to battle the bulge this time of year. He also is offering new clients a weekâs worth of boot camp sessions, in addition to a customized nutrition plan, grocery shopping list, and fitness assessment for just $1. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB)...

2011-11-17 03:25:25

Ditching the diet for Thanksgiving? Turkey with all the fixings isn't the only temptation causing would-be dieters to miss their goals, according to a new Cornell University review article that finds powerful environmental cues are subconsciously bending willpower every day. "We're slaves to our environment," said David Levitsky, professor of nutritional sciences and of psychology at Cornell, who co-authored the article with graduate student Carly Pacanowski. The article, "Free Will and...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Birmingham Maple Clinic now offers treatment for eating disorders that addresses both the physical and mental needs of those who suffer from dangerous diseases like bulimia, chronic overeating and anorexia. Troy, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Birmingham Maple Clinic recently announced the launch of specialized treatments for eating disorders, including treatment for food addiction, bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Individuals looking for eating disorder treatment centers in Michigan can now...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Harrell & Associates Ltd. launches an internet survey to study how "food addiction" and other addictions are connected. The survey is open to women and men aged 18 years and older anywhere in the world. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Dr. W. Andrew Harrell, a social psychologist, professor emeritus of the University of Alberta and founder of Harrell & Associates, Ltd., and Dr. Jennifer A. Boisvert, a clinical psychologist specializing in body image, eating and weight...

2011-04-22 00:00:31

"The Taming of The Chew" author and dynamic founder of April's Emotional Overeating Awareness Month has solutions! Dr. Denise Lamothe is an upbeat psychologist who offers practical advice overeaters need to defend themselves from snack attacks! Be inspired by the personal transformation from motorcycle racer, college drop-out and homeless single mom who overcame eating disorders and recovered from the cycle of ineffective dieting to Psychologist, successful book author, international...

2011-03-23 03:37:58

Do people overeat because they experience less reward from eating or because they experience more reward from eating? In the March 23, 2011 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience Oregon Research Institute (ORI) senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D. and colleagues, including Dana Small, Ph.D. from the J.B. Pierce Laboratory in New Haven Connecticut, provide possible answers to the chicken or egg dilemma of overeating. Food intake produces dopamine release and the degree of pleasure from eating...

2010-11-23 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Disorder Hope, a respected independent resource for sufferers of anorexia, bulimia and overeating disorders, has partnered with MyPyramid to help eating disorder sufferers find nutritional and healthy lifestyle support. "The purpose of 'Partnering with MyPyramid' is to equip consumers with the information that they need to make smart decisions about eating more healthfully and being more physically active," said Dr. Rajen Anand,...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Lisa Pedace, award-winning author of The Diet Joke, unveils her new color-coded Overeating Threat Level System -- warns Americans of overeating risk this holiday season. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Lisa Pedace, comic and author of the award-winning book, The Diet Joke, announces her new Overeating Advisory System, just in time for the holidays. According to Pedace, the current overeating threat level for the country is Red, and she cautions Americans to be on high alert not to...


Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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