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I Was A Sugar Addict!

I was a sugar and a chocolate addict! I am now happy to say I am a recovered addict. How Did I Become an Addict? Becoming an addict began in my motherís womb. Sugar and chocolate were alrea…

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Are Food Cravings & Addictions Ruling You?

Have you ever had cravings for chocolate or ice cream that would not go away? Have you ever started eating cookies or potato chips and could not stop till you ate the whole bag? Afterward, you fee…

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6 Surprising Ways to Control Your Hunger

We all know that getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, and getting plenty of exercise are the gold standards when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and body weight. But sometimes, no …

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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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Can Children Inherit Cravings for Junk Food?

By Celeste Yarnall, Ph.D Can children inherit cravings for junk food? As we examine this issue it becomes apparent that this is actually an epigenetic question. In biology, epigenetics is defined …

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The Magic of Greens: 8 Benefits of Drinking Green Smoothies

by Linda Loo, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com Do you want to feel happy, peaceful, calm and in control no matter what happens? Do you wish that somehow, you knew a way to …

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How to Become an Intuitive Eater

As obsessed as we are with food and diets, you'd think we'd be thin and healthy by now. So why are we Americans still universally less-than-fit and soft around the middle? The fact is, diet tips,…

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The Pleasure Principle

Our cat Stella has it all figured out. She wakes up in the morning and stretches languidly. She ambles slowly downstairs to her food bowl, mews out her demands to be fed, eats languidly. When we r…

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Why We Fear Food and How to Stop

Last week, I read six different articles with variations on the good-versus-bad-food theme. Good food? Bad food? It's funny how we attribute moral properties to what is, essentially, a glob of che…

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