Hedonic hunger — a fancy term that describes those crazy-intense cravings for junk food — is the downfall of many a dieter. Most of us know what we should be eating and what foods make us feel happiest and healthiest. And yet, even the woman who has so much willpower that it might be a superpower has succumbed on occasion to the siren call of ice cream (or cake or candy or chips — pick your poison). Getting our bodies in line with our minds has been a question for the ages, and not just about food.Read Full Story
Every year, over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide. This correlates to one death every 40 seconds and is higher than the number of homicide and war deaths combined, according to the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Suicide can happen to anyone, and connections are crucial in supporting yourself or loved ones with suicidal thoughts.Read Full Story
Why are we all getting bigger? And why is it so hard to lose weight? If these questions were easily answered, we'd all have tiny waists, tabloids would go out of business and "diet" would go back to meaning "what a person eats" — rather than describing a multi-billion dollar industry telling people what not to eat.Read Full Story
The smell of homemade granola wafting throughout the kitchen is hard to beat, especially on a cool fall day. Granola is a delicious breakfast and snack — or even topping for dessert! The following granola recipes are simple to make, nutritious and full of flavor.Read Full Story
Chinese food is delicious, but many of us put it under "guilty pleasure" thanks in no small part to the food additive monosodium glutamate (MSG) that is typically associated with the tasty dishes. But you can consider the myth that MSG is bad for you to be busted!Read Full Story
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