So do waist trimming belts work, or do they just slim your wallet? Get the skinny on tummy trimmers.
Zhu Zhu Pets hamsters ((pronounced "shushu pets") are the latest craze to hit toy markets! These electronic pets simulate the fun of playing with a live animal, without the mess.
There's been a lot of buzz around acai berry supplements --and specifically their weight loss powers-- over the last few years. But do they live up to the hype?
Low-fat, easy recipes for favorite Filipino foods: Chicken adobo, pork adobo, and pancit.
Information on symptoms of tapeworms in humans, the causes and treatement, the life cycle of a tapeworm, tips for prevention, as well as tapeworm photos
What are the best sources of protein? The high-protein foods that give you the most bang for your buck (and calorie) are listed here.
If you've ever been desperate to lose weight, chances are you've heard of the Master Cleanse by Stanley Burroughs. But what is the Master Cleanse Diet? Does Master Cleanse work, and if so, how?
A collection of wonderful quotes about fathers, from funny to poignant to inspirational. Find the one that best says thanks to your dad this Father's Day!
Quotations and proverbs about mothers, mothering, and motherhood for Mother's Day, expectant mothers, or simply to show you care.
Understanding the five "love languages" can help you save such a relationship, if you are in one, or avoid the pain and frustration of all those mixed messages, if you're starting a new one.
What exactly is a nervous breakdown, and how do you prevent and/or overcome one? A simple, comprehensive explanation.
If you love holidays and you love food (who doesn't?) this page is a must-read. From National Hoagie Day to Lasagna Awareness Month, funny food holidays are listed by month and date.
the average person spends most of their lives in at least a partial state of dehydration, leading to symptoms that are easily enough avoided simply by giving your body the fluids it needs...
Psychologists have proposed a number of theories about the origins and function of emotions. The theorists behind the dissenting views do agree on one thing, however: emotion has a biological basis.
Most of us will get at least one UTI during the course of our lifetime, but there are simple things you can do to minimize your risk and/or prevent reinfection.
Psychoactive drugs can be classed into three main categories: stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens. The effects and withdrawal symptoms of popular drugs from each category can be found below.
Hot oil treatment, deep conditioning masque, enriching conditioner, residue rinser, and oil-reducing hair tonic. Everything you need for luscious locks is right at your fingertips... or at most, down the hall in your kitchen!
Weight Watching is easy with crockpot recipes for Lasagna, Chicken Stroganoff, Beef Stew, and Tortilla Soup!
Exactly where all the gems are found, and how to get Arte to tell you when he's selling his Rare Items!
While not a magic incantation, and definitely never a substitute for medical treatment, there is nothing more scientific than the process of self-affirmation to positively affect your mental health.
Do you know how psychosis or neurosis are defined, on a medical level, what the signs and symptoms are, or how they are treated? Simple definitions and the differences between the two are highlighted below.
Songs about eating disorders from Filter, Silverchair, Alanis Morissette, Saves the Day, and Manic Street Preachers.
It's not hard to see the humor in these food product names... just sound them out, as we so often tell children who are learning to read!
While particularly common among people diagnosed with eating disorders, food phobias can also be found in otherwise mentally healthy people.
Parasites. Toxins. Pounds of backed-up fecal matter stewing in your intestines. These are the common reasons the manufacturers of colon cleansers give you to buy their product. Is your fear justified? Or are you simply being manipulated?
A justly scathing review of Dr. Spiro Antoniades' "Hot Sauce Diet"
An honest investigation of dieter's teas, their claims and advertising, and the benefits of use.
Quotes from a spectrum of different philosophies and religions, on body and soul.
Try some of these easy-to-follow recipes for homemade cleansers and scrubs that provide amazing benefits, for a fraction of the cost of those expensive brand-name formulas at the drug store.
Avoid tossing and turning (and prevent cricks in the neck!) by using proper pillow placement to align the spine and muscles for optimal relaxation.
Recipes for no-guilt sweets and treats for those counting Weight Watchers points: Brownies, Shakes, Slushies, and Cookies galore!
Try these simple, at-home recipes for spa-quality eye treatments. You'll be amazed at, and rejuvanated by, the results.
Brief bios and pics of eating disordered celebrities.
So many nutritionists spend so much time telling us what not to eat and how terrible crash diets are, we are left wondering just what we ought to be eating. We all know what a balanced diet isn't. So what does a healthy diet really look like?
Gallery of before/after photos of celebrities and models, pre- and post- retouching.
The best tasty recipes for quick and easy fat-free cookies, including Oatmeal-Raisin, Oatmeal-Brownie, Orange-Cranberry, Pumpkin-Raisin, and Oatmeal-Ginger.
As someone with insight, I've compiled a list of the top ten worst things to say to someone with an eating disorder, both from my own experience, and horror stories from other eating-disordered women. Some of the worst offenders to an anorexic might sound benign to you at first read, but once you...
This timeline is an illustrated journey through the last 600 years, from the portraits of the European Renaissance to red-carpet photos of modern celebrities.
Recipes for my favorite at-home face masks. Each provides unique benefits, but all are quick and easy to blend up at home, with ingredients you use every day.
As many as ten million women and one million men are fighting a life-and-death battle with anorexia or bulimia every day. One out of every four anorexics will die of complications from her disease. Yet, the amount of misinformation about eating disorders continues to grow with their prevalence....