Archive for the ‘Diet’ Category

Couscous Salad

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Weekly Recipes

This nutrient-packed salad makes a great appetizer, side dish or vegetarian entree! It’s packed with fiber and vitamin C. Boost the fiber even more by using whole wheat couscous (available at health food stores). (more…)

What is Phentramin

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Recently, quite a few second generation “diet pills” have come into the marketplace, and Phentramin seems to be attempting to capitalize on the trend. But it is possible that Phentramin functions as more than just a diet pill. (more…)

When Thin Is Too Thin. Part 3

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

On her school tour, she tells girls that when they look at a magazine cover, they should remember that “it takes two hours to do hair and makeup, then they light you and choose the best photo of many, then it gets retouched for every little imperfection.” (more…)

When Thin Is Too Thin. Part 2

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Being fashionably thin is something Magali Amadei knows plenty about. The supermodel, who came to this country from France, saw her developing eating disorder accelerate to full-blown bulimia in America. Ironically, she thinks Americans are more open-minded than Europeans when it comes to admitting and seeking treatment for eating disorders and other mental illnesses.


When Thin Is Too Thin. Part 1

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

We live in a world obsessed with weight and food, in a time period when curvy Kate Winslet and Marilyn Monroe are considered fat, and the “stick figure” of the moment is touted in movies magazines and movies. No wonder women have a problem shopping for size 12 when we want to be slipping into size 2, or even 0!