depression

Can Yoga Help My Depression?

August 9, 2017

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms of the disorder, according to [...]

The Easiest Way To Stop Emotional Eating

June 26, 2017

Raise your hand if you’ve ever found yourself halfway through a bag of quinoa chips before asking yourself, “Wait, am I just eating because I’m bored?” Or sad. Or [...]

Diet and Depression: Is There a Link?

May 23, 2017

If it’s true that “you are what you eat” – and research is increasingly confirming that truism – then what you eat certainly has an impact on mental health. Finding [...]

Which Foods Combat Holiday Stress?

December 13, 2016

From travel plans to last-minute shopping, the end of year brings a busy calendar that can lead to stress in the kitchen and beyond. If you’re trying to eat a balanced [...]

Stress & Obesity Are Biologically Linked

October 11, 2016

Metabolic and anxiety-related disorders both pose a significant healthcare burden, and are in the spotlight of contemporary research and therapeutic efforts. Although [...]

Can Exercise Cure Depression and Anxiety?

May 9, 2016

At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping [...]

I Wasted Decades Feeling Fat and Ugly

January 27, 2016

I was a fat kid, a fat teen, a fat adult, and have been “fat shamed” ever since I can remember. When I was a kid they just called it “teasing.” But there is one [...]

The Top 20 Happiness-Boosting Strategies

December 15, 2015

As a doctor and scientist, I prefer to make decisions (from what I have for breakfast to how I travel) based on research. A recent U.S. study evaluated some of the most [...]
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