Why Doesn’t All Dairy Count as Carbs?

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when you have diabetes, it’s important to be aware of where carbohydrates are found in your diet. But are all dairy foods counted as carbs?

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Find a Binge Eating Disorder Therapist

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The Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Program is a clinically valid treatment that has been shown to stop binge eating. Click here to find a binge eating disorder therapist who uses mindful eating to help with binge eating disorder, BED, emotional eating, or compulsive eating.

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Life after Bariatric Surgery: What I’ve Lost

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Now, six and a half years since bariatric surgery, it’s sometimes hard to remember the days where I wasn’t living, I was merely surviving.

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Why Do You Exercise?

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Why you exercise is important because when exercise has intrinsic value (for instance, "it feels good") you are more likely to fit exercise into the rest of your life consistently.

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Easter Candy: From Shame to Moderation

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When you think about Easter candy, what comes to mind? If you’re like me, it may bring up a variety of memories and emotions.

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Chocolat: Not what we resist but what we create

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The movie Chocolat explores the dichotomy between rigid self-control and indulgence, themes often seen in disordered eating. Through beautiful story telling, Chocolat finds a delicious balance.

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Diet and Activity Trackers: The Next Generation of Misused Tools

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Fitness bands, calorie counting apps, body composition monitors, and other gadgets have brought the old diet diary, bathroom scale, and pedometer into the digital age. But are they really an improvement?

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Next Generation Workplace Wellness: Beyond “Eat Less, Exercise More”

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Change is on the horizon! Interested in the next generation of workplace wellness? Move beyond the “eat less, exercise more approach to employee wellness.

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How to Use Nutrition Labels for Diabetes

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Even when you have diabetes, learn how to use nutrition labels to educate yourself about the nutrient content of food, not to label food as "good" or "bad."

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Mindful Eating After Weight Loss Surgery

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While mindful eating is sometimes misused as just another diet, the true concepts of mindful eating such as awareness, nonjudgment, curiosity, and acceptance are very helpful after (and preferably before) weight loss surgery.

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