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For a teenager, appearance is everything.  But while hairstyles, clothing, and accessories are easily changed, bodies are not.    Body image issues, especially concerns about being or getting fat, plague adolescents well into adulthood, and it turns out these fears can actually lead to weight gain.   So says a new study published in the… Continue Reading

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It seems like on some days more than others, it’s harder to make healthy food choices.  You just can’t help reaching for the pizza, chips, and ice cream, even when healthier options are available.    But what exactly affects your decision-making on these particular days?  Hunger?  Bad habits?  Possibly, but a new study has a… Continue Reading