We now have a linear connection between addiction and profit. And excessive sugar is how they’re doing it.
Erika Nicole Kendall
This isn’t a post about weight loss—it’s really a post about mental health in disguise.
Two separate studies show that food affects mood in ways we rarely acknowledge. Is it time to change the way we think about food?
Commentary on the viral Huffington Post article about obesity and fat shaming in health care, and why fat-shaming doesn’t work.
Photo credit: Flicks / agecombahia I know that Beyonce’s quotes about her FUPA (fatty upper pubic area—yes I’m purposely calling it ‘pubic’ and not what you likely call it—also sometimes
The marshmallow test is a widely-circulated, super-simple study. Put a marshmallow in front of a child. Tell them that, if they can last fifteen minutes in the room with the
It is so hot today that I cannot brain. On several occasions in the past two days, I have caught myself finishing sentences incorrectly or finishing them early, forgetting whole
Months ago, a reader asked me which diet was “the best,” and my answer was, quite honestly, any diet that relies predominately on unprocessed food and minimally refined grains. That’s
Are you a couch potato? I was, too! The best thing you could do is go for a walk, and here’s why.
I’m not going to pretend that I’ve been at my most insightful the past year or so. In fact, it has been incredibly difficult for me. After the birth of
I’ve written about ‘deprivation’ before, because it felt like something I had to acknowledge as a weight loss blogger. People struggle with ‘giving up’ things they ‘love’ because they “don’t
Photo credit: Flickr / litonstock We’ve been here before. I’m sad that we’re here again, and will likely keep making our way back to this connection in the near future.
This is a drum I’ve been trying to beat for a very long time. Weight. Loss. Pills. Aren’t. Safe. Nope. Sorry. There’s no oversight. There’s no regulation. There’s no clinical
This was originally a Q&A Wednesday question, but I’ve had no less than six people come to me with this exact same problem all in the same ten day period
Q: Erika, is there a particular diet that I should be eating? Which one is best for me and what I’m trying to do?
CVS forces advertisers to acknowledge when photos have been altered to an unrecognizable degree. Are we finally getting truth in advertising?
There is no predictive marker—age, socioeconomic status, location—that can protect us… but why?
When my daughter first started 5th grade, she loved science. She loved math. She loved the videos and games she played on my iPad, loved seeing the way things moved
Your period-related weight gain comes like clockwork, just like your cycle. Read about my favorite app to track it.
Take charge of your health and fight back against the misinformation. Reversing diabetes, what causes it, how it links to heart disease, and more.