I was part of a discussion last week regarding sugar addiction. The question was posed about whether such a thing as sugar addiction exists, and quite a few strong opinions were shared around the room. References were made to a variety of theories, ranging from the dopamine response, modern food technology conspiracies, and even the … More Is Sugar Addicting?
For the longest time, I’ve hated winter. I struggled with the cold weather because I’d find myself so completely frigid, it hurt. Not only was the cold itself uncomfortable, but my fingers and toes would go numb, I’d get knots in my neck and shoulders from being hunched over, and by the end of the … More Keeping Warm When You’re Chronically Cold
This past week, I was surprised to learn that the most common cause of a certain type of shoulder dislocation is an epileptic seizure. I would have assumed that some of the more common effects of seizures would be paralysis, memory loss, or another sort of neurologic complication. But a joint dislocation? It seemed random … More When Intuitive Eating is Counter-Intuitive
Especially around the holidays, the internet is overflowing with workout plans — whether it’s tips for avoiding weight gain, guidelines for New Year’s Resolutions, or training plans for the latest workout craze, the pressure to exercise can be pretty strong. But for most of us, the time required for daily, dedicated workout sessions simply isn’t … More Too Busy to Work Out