July 2007

Pheromones are chemicals emitted by living organisms to send messages to individuals of the same species, in order to trigger a behavioural response. There are lot´s of pheromones, and they are classified according to their function: alarm pheromones, food trail pheromones, sex pheromones, and many others that affect behavior or physiology. Their use among insects […]

Big Batch Spaghetti Sauce This sauce is great for any Italian dish. You can use it as a sauce for several types of pasta and as a pizza sauce. Ingredients 1/4 Cup olive oil 3 medium onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 28 oz. Cans whole tomatoes 2 28 oz. Cans crushed tomatoes 3 […]

If you look in your dictionary the meaning of hiking, you´ll probably find something like this: “Walking as a recreational activity and sport. Especially among those with sedentary occupations, hiking is a natural exercise that promotes physical fitness, is economical and convenient, and requires no special equipment. Because the hiker can walk as far as […]

TOMATO CONSERVE Yield: 8 eight oz. jars. Ingredients 18 cups tomatoes, cut in chunks 3 teaspoons ginger 6 cups sugar 3 lemons (thinly sliced) Procedure Cook tomatoes 45 minutes. Add sugar, lemon, and ginger. Cook until thick and smooth. Pour into sterilized jars to within 1/2 inch of top. Put on cap, screw band firmly […]

Being a former victim of an eating disorder I understand the fear of eating, the sudden binges, and the feeling of being completely out of control and lonely. Anyone actively suffering from binges must realize that it is not your fault, but rather due to a biochemical disturbance caused by a low caloric diet. While […]

Children and teens who sometimes eat a lot don’t necessarily have binge eating disorder. Kids can have huge appetites, especially during growth spurts, when they need more nutrients to fuel their growing bodies. So it can be difficult to determine whether a child has binge eating disorder. But several signs distinguish someone who binge eats […]

By its definition, an eating disorder means you aren’t taking care of yourself. Even when you’re in treatment, it can be hard to adopt or maintain healthy habits. And you may have occasions when you return to your old, unhealthy eating behaviors. But proper self-care can help you feel better during and after treatment, and […]

Mental health experts are still trying to understand what factors may put someone at risk of developing binge-eating disorder. People with binge-eating disorder may have different risk factors from people with other eating disorders, such as anorexia or bulimia. Risk factors under study Dieting Dieting is often a risk factor for anorexia and bulimia. People […]

To identify binge eating disorder, doctors base their decision in their criteria, but they have to identify some of the following symptoms: Binge eating more food than most people could consume in short periods of time Feelings of distress about eating behaviors Binge eating that occurs, on average, at least 2 days a week for […]

People with binge-eating disorder don’t enjoy eating to excess. Most are upset and distressed about their behavior and may develop depression and other health problems. Some people may believe that those with binge-eating disorder have fewer health risks than do those with anorexia or bulimia, but that’s not necessarily true. People with binge-eating disorder face […]

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