Rebecca Cooper

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How to Detox From Sugar in 10 Days

How to Detox From Sugar in 10 DaysHere’s the not-so-sweet truth. We are killings ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar.<b>Sugar Is the New</b> …

Nutrition

Find Happiness With These 10 Life Hacks

Live the life you've always wanted.<p>If you ask anyone on the street what their ultimate goal is, the answer will commonly be "happiness." But as we …

9 Expert Tips for Eating Halloween Candy Mindfully

Many of my clients ask this time of the year how to cope with bags full of candy hanging around the house calling their name. Yes, it's hard to eat those little snack-size bites of candy mindfully! The good news is that it is possible. I interviewed a few experts to find the scoop on their best …

Speak to Your Body as You Would to a Friend - Already Pretty | Where style meets body image

One of those little nuggets of body image wisdom that floats around a lot is this: When you find yourself berating your body for its shortcomings, …

Junk Food May Be "Addictive" to Kids

We all know that junk food like pizza, ice cream, and soda is bad for our health, but is it also addicting?<p>The study of food addiction is an emerging …

NEJM Journal Watch: Summaries of and commentary on original medical and scientific articles from key medical journals

Food cravings, appetite, and snack-food consumption in response to a psychomotor stimulant drug: the moderating effect of “food-addiction”

Introduction<p>In its recently released 5th edition, the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i> (DSM-5) has acknowledged the existence of …

Heart Disease

<b>Definition and Overview</b><p>“Heart disease,” often used interchangeably with the term “cardiovascular disease” (CVD), describes several conditions …

Medical Research

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Eating organic food significantly lowers pesticide exposure

Eating an organic diet for a week can cause pesticide levels to drop by almost 90% in adults, research from RMIT University has found.<p>The study, led …

GMO Free USA

A new study to be published in July, 2014, in the Journal of Environmental Research, found that only one week on an organic diet can cause pesticide …

Rosie O'Donnell compares her sugar addiction to being an 'alcoholic' as she reveals challenges of healthy eating

Her unhealthy lifestyle was one of the reasons she suffered a near fatal heart attack back in 2012.<p>And now, despite her healthier lifestyle, Rosie …

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The Hidden Dangers of "Skinny Fat"

Doctors say we are focusing too much on weight, but thin people can sometimes carry the most dangerous kind of fat—and not know it.<p><i>Alexandra Sifferlin for Time.com</i><p>When Elizabeth Chanatry was 16 years old, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You'd never know it by looking at the 5-foot-3-inch …

First-ever Study Reveals Amounts of Food Dyes in Brand-name Foods | Center for Science in the Public Interest

Many studies have shown that food dyes can impair children's behavior, but until now the amounts of dyes in packaged foods has been a secret. New …

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Dietary Fiber Acts on Brain to Suppress Appetite

A study of mouse metabolism suggests that a product of fiber fermentation may be directly affecting the hypothalamus, a region of the brain involved …

Is Milk the New Villain?

Do you love your morning latte or milk in your cereal? Did your mother ever tell you to drink your milk so you can grow to be big and strong? It seems milk may not be as healthy as we were taught to believe. The controversy about milk's health benefits keeps growing as more and more health experts …

Wellness

The Gene Is Obsolete

Today, DNA is central to modern biology, but scarcely a century ago biologists were debating whether or not genes actually existed. In his 1909 …

Genetics

The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

A few years ago, Gene Robinson, of Urbana, Illinois, asked some associates in southern Mexico to help him kidnap some 1,000 newborns. For their …

The Science of Skinny

<i>Today's show has aired on twelve previous dates, most recently on February 10 and 15, 2014.</i><p>With scientific research, her own chemistry background, …

Weight Loss

Why Diets Fail

<i>From Faith Middleton:</i> Many have blamed sugar for dieting failures, but this new book, <i>Why Diets Fail</i>, is the first one backed by current research from …

Diets

New textbook provides facts and dispels myths on sugar/fructose consumption

Diabetes

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Healthy Eating Plate vs. USDA’s MyPlate

The Healthy Eating Plate, created by experts at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School, points consumers to the healthiest …

Holistic Medicine

EWG's Good Food on a Tight Budget

BETTER FOOD, LOWER COST<p>Stretching your dollars to get a month's worth of healthy, filling food is a challenge. EWG assessed nearly 1,200 foods and …

EWG’s 2014 Shopper’s Guide To Avoiding GMO Food

Consumers have the right to know if their food has been genetically modified. However, the U.S. government does not require labeling of genetically …

Agriculture

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

<b>Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, a report has said.</b><p>The extra calories could lead to gaining 2lb a week (900g), the survey of 2,042 people suggested.<p>About half (51%) of …

Scientific Research

Weight loss: Is the secret in your bacteria?

<b>The search for the most successful way to shed the pounds seems never-ending.</b><p>Now researchers in China have looked at what impact gut bacteria have on people's weight.<p>They think that changing the type of bacteria found in the gut may be more effective at helping people to shed weight than cutting …

Holistic Medicine

BMI linked to breast cancer risk after menopause

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overall body size, rather than shape, is a better indicator of breast cancer risk after menopause, according to a recent study.<p>The analysis of U.S. women contradicts past research suggesting that having an apple shape with a large midriff measurement, regardless of …