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How to Stop Emotional Eating
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How to Stop Emotional Eating

“The cycle is always the same,” says Erika Nicole Kendall, the writer behind the award-winning blog, A Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss and a NASM-certified personal trainer and nutritionist. “Something stressful happens at work, home, school, on the road, during your commute or wherever. It feels out of your control, you feel powerless to fight it and you have no idea how to solve or fix it. The stress weighs you down – metaphorically and literally – to the point where you feel and think more slowly and react as if you’re under pressure.”(Getty Images)To cope with that stress, you eat. “It could be something sweet, something salty, something fatty or something you’re emotionally attached to – it doesn't matter. You eat it, and you feel better,” Kendall says. “This is the cycle of stre...
Vitamin D Supplements Won’t Help Your Bones, Large Study Finds
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Vitamin D Supplements Won’t Help Your Bones, Large Study Finds

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter(HealthDay)THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who take vitamin D supplements to improve their bone health and ward off fractures are just wasting their time and money, a major new study has found.These supplements did nothing to reduce their average risk of bone fractures, researchers found in a randomized trial testing vitamin D against a placebo."In generally healthy adults, these results do not support the use of vitamin D supplements to reduce fracture risk," said lead researcher Dr. Meryl LeBoff, chief of the Calcium and Bone Section at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. "We found that supplemental vitamin D did not reduce fractures in U.S. participants."In the study, published July 28 in the New England Journal of Medicine...