News You Can Use-Week of September 22-28

News You Can Use

“As an Eating Disorder Professional, I know that many of my clients that are in treatment for Anorexia, Bulimia, Bulimarexia, Binge Eating Disorder or Obesity are overwhelmed by all the information in the news about our health. In hopes of relieving some of the stress this can inflict on both my patients and readers, I’ve highlighted some of the weekly health news that was of particular interest to all of us at The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity. From my eating disorder and obesity treatment center in Cincinnati, here is your weekly news update for the week of September 22nd-28th, 2014!”

 The Lure of Forbidden Food

How hard will your child work for food? LEARN MORE

 

Probiotic Logic vs. Gut Feelings

The label on my bottle of Nature’s Bounty Advanced Probiotic 10 says it contains 10 probiotic strains and 20 billion live cultures in each two-capsule dose. The supplement provides “advanced support for digestive and intestinal health” and “healthy immune function.” LEARN MORE

 

Unexpected Sugar-Spiking Foods

When trying to reduce sugar in your diet, it’s easy to point fingers at the usual suspects: sodas, jellies, desserts. But not all sugars are that obvious, like sugar in ketchup, salad dressing, or pita bread.  LEARN MORE

 

5 Reasons to Befriend Your Local Beekeeper

September is National Honey Month, which means that there’s more of an excuse than ever to find something to spread it on. But to fully appreciate honey, it helps to know about all that honey and honeybees contribute to your daily diet. LEARN MORE

 

11 Surprising Reasons Organic Is Better for You

Ever find yourself eyeing up the organic label, wondering if it’s actually worth it. According to a huge new review study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, it is. LEARN MORE

 

Were there any news articles that you saw this week that really grabbed your attention? Leave a comment with a link. If the article helped you, it will likely help some of my other readers!

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.