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Anorexia

Eating Disorders Awareness: “I Had No Idea…”

Johanna Albert | CC

The National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) Week kicked off on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

This year's NEDA theme, "I Had No ":

aims to promote public and media attention to the seriousness of eating disorders and improve education about the biological underpinnings, environmental triggers, warning signs and how to help those struggling.

In honor of that, I thought I'd...
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Anxiety

The Day I Realized I’d Stopped Eating (& What I’m Doing About It)

nataliej | CC

So, I’ve lost 10 pounds in the last two weeks.

Don’t congratulate me; I wasn’t trying.

You see, I’ve been a freelance writer and editor for the past decade and, as such, I juggle several clients and a variety of projects during any given day. Having been at it as long as I have, I’ve learned how to effectively manage my time. I know how to handle responsibility—whether...
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Diet

Brain Food Recipe Review: Sweet Potato Latkes


First of all, I love sweet potatoes.

My God, do I love sweet potatoes.

Second of all, sweet potatoes are packed with carotenoids which, in addition to giving them their orange color, also act as antioxidants that protect cells from damage and help form Vitamin A -- the vitamin important for sprouting new neurons and helping those neurons find each other and form new connections.

So, naturally I had to try this Vegetarian Times recipe for sweet potato...
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