For those suffering from emotional eating or compulsive eating, food is more than fuel. It’s a way to handle emotions that can range from stress to loneliness to boredom to even anger. Options for healing and help range from support groups to experts to medication. In addition, some emotional eaters are helped by holistic options, such as calming teas and appetite-reducing chews.
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Many of us consider ourselves workaholics, as we try to balance family, friends and livelihoods. Our bodies, diligently operating on our behalf to sustain health, are workaholics, too. And there’s no harder working body part than the heart.
Helping your teenage son or daughter choose a healthy path isn’t always easy. Teens don’t like to be told what to do. They like to be in control of themselves—especially when it comes to their bodies. I’ve found that the best approach is to lead by example, provide suggestions and put the tools they need to make good choices right in front of them.
From the fattening egg nog and endless piles of treats to stressful family gatherings and strenuous outdoor chores — there are plenty of reasons why the holiday season can be tough on your ticker.
How can you be kind to your heart this holiday season? Here are a few tips to live by:
It can be so easy to put off important things, like dieting. We come up with every possible excuse to start at a later date. And what better excuse than the upcoming holiday season to once again push back those plans to lose weight?
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