Mothers' Day

On this special “Mothers’ Day 2020”, I salute all mothers, I appreciate their sacrifices and applaud their achievements! Being a working mother in the Lebanese Healthcare Sector is a challenge and a daily battle during this global pandemic of COVID-19; especially to the “war generation”; the women born in the 80’s. Women who have experienced war,…

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Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is all about using food for purposes other than nourishment, such as a coping mechanism for emotions that we don’t want to feel. Our motivation to eat doesn’t always come from the basis of physical hunger, and the food we choose isn’t always the food that best nourishes our body or our spirit.…

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Healthy Relationships

In the last decade, we tried to break out of this ready-made image of “this is a man’s thing,” “that is a woman’s,” “marriage,” “this is it,” “one partner…,” and this has been exciting…to an extent. True, we needed to explore ourselves and others in different forms of authenticity, but in the meantime, what failed…

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Nutrition

Minerals are essential nutrients that are required for optimal health in both women and men. Mineral requirements vary for women at different stages of their health life. Mineral imbalances can lead to osteoporosis hot flashes, infertility, anemia, fatigue, PMS, hormonal imbalance, and a variety of other health care concerns. For example, a woman during her…

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      Few people are aware of the connection between nutrition and depression. Depression is more typically thought of as only biochemical or emotional. On the contrary, nutrition can play a key role in the onset as well as severity and duration of depression. Many of the easily noticeable food patterns that occur during…

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