While the thought of “deep brain stimulation” may bring scary visions to mind of psychiatric patients in straight jackets, it has actually proven to be a helpful treatment therapy for a number of different neurological symptoms. And now, in our current fight against the pandemic of obesity and our personal battles with binge eating and weight loss, there appears to be some evidence that this procedure could offer hope in these areas as well.
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Salt and sugar cravings can sabotage healthy diets and result in the unwanted and unplanned consumption of processed junk food. The following foods can help you to stay on track with your diet and to satisfy your salt and sugar cravings in a healthy way.
Although low salt diets are all the rage, your body actually requires salt in order to function properly. The real problem with salt in our diets …Read more
When your body is in need of hydration it will send out strong signals for you to consume something. Although what you really need is fluid, it can be very easy to mistake those desperate thirst signals for actual hunger. In fact, Cornell Professor and author of “Mindless Eating: Why …Read more
Approximately 86 percent of American women are dissatisfied with their bodies and 68 percent of the total American population is currently overweight. Although it is a popular weight loss method, obsessively counting calories and fat grams is not an advisable way to embark on weight loss because it often leads to feelings of deprivation, and deprivation leads to binge eating. Despite this fact, it is helpful to be aware of the approximate amount of calories and fat grams that …Read more