The number of people who say they are dieting is at an all-time low, according to research released in 2013. To anyone who realizes how risky dieting is, fueling everything from nutrient deficiencies to obesity, this could seem like spectacular news. But here’s the thing: Many people are now dieting without realizing it. The weight loss […]
From getting your face slapped to reduce wrinkles to modern-day corsets promoted by Kim Kardashian, there is no shortage of harmful beauty trends for women. August explores some of the latest, how they can damage our health and sexuality and effective, empowering alternatives.
“The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” — Audrey Hepburn Today I’m taking a brief […]
Ever feel like this? In a culture that places excessive value on dieting and thinness, yet struggles increasingly with weight gain and obesity, it’s easy to view dessert as a tantalizing enemy. But according to many health experts, recovered dieters and studies, negative attitudes and avoidance of desserts—and other foods—can be more detrimental to our […]