Tag Archives: Food

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support

(Reuters Health) – Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it’s rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy treatment. Allergy specialists and mental health professionals should work together to create easier pathways for patients… Read More »

North Korea faces food crisis: UN

Four in 10 North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations says. Official rations are down to 300g per person per day, the lowest ever for this time of year, the UN said following a food security… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »