A Body to Die For: tweens, teens & self-esteem

A Body to Die For: tweens, teens & self-esteem

By Ralph E Carson, LD, RD, PhD One January afternoon, Molly, a shy 10-year-old, glances into the mirror and notices her face looks a “little chubbier.” Concerned about her change in appearance, she tries on an old pair of jeans and they are a “bit snug.” Somewhat alarmed, she rushes to the bathroom scale. Her “weight is higher” than she remembers. Now she is “highly sensitive about her size and weight” Read more »
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May 13, 2013
How to shape up your SELF-IMAGE

How to shape up your SELF-IMAGE

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see someone who is confident and ready to take on the challenges of the day? Or, do you see someone who is self-conscious about her weight, her clothes and her hairstyle? Do you see a man with a plan? Or, is the reflection you see looking back at you just an aging guy with a receding hairline? Amazingly, Read more »
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January 10, 2013
Winter Therapy for Skin & Hair

Winter Therapy for Skin & Hair

Colder temperatures, biting wind, and dry, over-heated homes can take their toll. Unless we are lucky enough to live in the tropics, winter can add up to real problems for any part of the body that is exposed to the elements. Even the best beauty regimen needs overhauling when the mercury starts to drop and the winter winds start to blow, and ducking indoors where the temperature is warm, and Read more »
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January 10, 2013
Considering Plastic Surgery?

Considering Plastic Surgery?

Considering Plastic Surgery? What you should know before you make a decision. If you are thinking about having a cosmetic surgery procedure you are in good company. Last year nearly 9.2 million Americans underwent cosmetic procedures, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). In the fifteen years since ASAPS began keeping statistical data, there actually has been a 197% increase in overall cosmetic procedures for both men and women, Read more »
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November 12, 2012
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