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7 Food Cravings Explained (Slideshow)

  Food cravings: we all get them. But what do they mean? If you're craving a particular type of food, is your body trying to tell you something? Is there something missing from your diet, or i…

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Guess What…Carbs Trigger Food Cravings

If you look at much of the literature about dieting, you might be led to believe that a calorie is a calorie, no matter where it comes from. This sort of logic has brought people to diet consuming not…

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7 Tips to Stop Sugar Cravings

OK.  I admit it.  I'm a little intense about the subject of sugar. As a child I was practically raised on white sugar and feel that it had a part in my many health problems which took me decades to…

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The End of Morphine & Heroin Addiction?

An international team of scientists has discovered a key mechanism that causes opioid addiction  — and there's a drug that can selectively block that addiction response, without damaging the brain or …

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Exciting New Research to Stop Sugar Cravings

Who hasn’t felt an intense desire for chocolate, ice cream, cake or candy?  Exciting new research into a spice extract sheds light on our yearning for the sweet stuff.  It may also help us eliminate o…

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7 Negative Effects of Refined Flour

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Flour is hard to sidestep come mealtime. Breakfast brims with toast, bagels, cereal, pancakes. Lunch is built around sandwiches, wraps, pasta, pizza. And din…

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Are You A Carboholic? How To Break the Addiction

By Monica Wilcox Excuse me, are you going to eat your dinner roll? This was the running topic of dinner conversation during my college years. Not, “Have you studied up on Pavlov’s theory?” or “H…

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How Do I Deal With Sugar Cravings?

Having a sugar addiction is like having a drug addiction, it is very hard to overcome. Having a good plan and being prepared is essential. Here are some tips I have found to be helpful: Have a brea…

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What Are You Really Craving?

I've been reading the writing of Marion Woodman, an author and Freudian analyst, who’s well known for her writings on addiction and eating disorders.  Freudian dream analyst and forerunner in the …

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Preventing PMS-Related Weight Gain

On her website OwningPink.com, Dr. Lissa Rankin hosts a medical blog in the spirit of her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. Mu…

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