Eating or Starving – a Lifetime of Health?

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By John D. Clague, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Oregon Can you imagine eating enough Big Macs, milkshakes, french fries, ice cream, and M&Ms to equal 15,000 calories in an hour and a half ?! That’s five times what the normal American male would eat. Ron Saxen, author of “The Good Eater” more than imagined it. He’s one of an estimated eight million Americans who suffer from binge eating. Along with other recognized eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia Continue Reading

What we believe is what we get

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By John D. Clague, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Oregon Our culture’s relationship with food seems to be as complex as its relationship with body.  And how they converge is like a love/hate relationship.  Dissatisfaction with how our bodies look, what they weigh, our body mass index… all seem to occupy much of public thought.  Advertising uses this obsession to peddle clothes, makeup, drugs, and diet schemes. The public discussion about the struggle to be healthy centers on Continue Reading