People in recovery from codependency, addiction or alcoholism may have a tendency to over eat. These five tips may help. 5 Sneaky Eating Tips to Help You Lose Weight Dieting is out; smart eating for weight loss is in. That doesn’t mean deprivation. The best ways to cut excess weight include making changes you can …∞
Eat Your Way to a Spicier Sexuality Turn up the heat with these sensuously sweet and delicious aphrodisiacs. People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and gambling etc., may need to assess their dietary needs especially in relation to sexuality. When your love life is lacking, you’re tempted to try almost anything to reignite the …∞
Image via Wikipedia Can Chocolate Lower Your Risk of Stroke? Eating chocolate may lower your risk of having a stroke, according to an analysis of available research that was released and presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting. Another study found that eating chocolate may lower the risk of death after suffering a …∞
People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction and co-dependency are very aware of their ageing bodies and minds. This article may help with healthy ageing. Foods Rich in Antioxidants for Healthy Aging Although magazine covers and “miracle” cosmetics packages all proclaim the anti-aging secrets they contain, as long as we wake up each morning, getting older …∞
OA offers a spiritual solution to compulsive overeating “I did not enter my first meeting with hope,” recalls one member of Overeaters Anonymous. “I entered with despair. But I left with hope, because it was the first time in my life that I realized or heard that I was not morally imperfect, that I was …∞
Higher Power or Self Motivation Most of us fight the temptation to be lazy, to get by with doing the minimum instead of our best. When we were children, we had parents and teachers who urged us on to greater efforts. As adults, we have to depend more on internal motivation and less on the …∞
This is an anonymous quote from an anorexic.
Chocolate linked to heart health Chocolate consumption and heart disorders: systematic review of research High levels of chocolate consumption might be associated with a one third reduction in the risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The findings confirm results of existing studies that generally agree on a potential beneficial …∞
Those of us who overeat are responding to distorted signals. When we consume food that harms rather than helps our bodies, we are eating in response to some irrational demand in our head rather than because of legitimate physical hunger. The mental obsession with food is an illusion, but one to which we cling with …∞
In Overeaters Anonymous (OA), the Statement on Abstinence and Recovery is “Abstinence is the action of refraining from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors while working towards or maintaining a healthy body weight. Spiritual, emotional and physical recovery is the result of living the Overeaters Anonymous Twelve-Step program.” Many of us have found we cannot …∞
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