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Cognitive dissonance and eating disorders

In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the perception of contradictory information. It occurs when there is a discrepancy between one’s beliefs and one’s actions, producing a feeling of [...]

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Obesity in a Nutshell

According to the South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016 Key Indicators Report, 68% of women, 31% of men and 13% of children in South Africa are overweight or obese. [...]

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Celiac Disease

We have all heard about gluten and that some people react adversely to it. One specific group of people are at the top of the list of affected individuals, and [...]

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Diabetes: Protect your Family

On 14 November 2019 it is World Diabetes Day and marks the second year of a two-year theme focusing on “The Family and Diabetes”. This year the slogan for the [...]

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Ketogenic Diets and Epilepsy

Ketogenic Diets and Epilepsy   What is a Ketogenic Diet? A keto diet is well-known for being a low-carb diet, in which the body produces ketones in the liver to [...]