Archives for Eating Disorders - Page 2

General

Fat People

For his book Fat People, Bill Schubart has created and gathered a collection of stories that will make you rethink your relationship with food. Schubart is smart, sensitive and...
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General

Mindless Eating

We make more than 200 food-related decisions per day. We are unaware of 90 percent of them. In Mindless Eating (2006), Brian Wansink, PhD takes an in-depth look at...
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Eating Disorders

Choosing the Right Diet

Starting a new weight-loss program can be intimidating. There are so many questions and so many different answers. With so much conflicting advice, it’s no wonder that people can...
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Anorexia

The Voice of an Eating Disorder

Many people have a difficult time comprehending eating disorders and their true intensity and severity. Myths abound: Eating disorders are a choice. (They’re not, but you can choose to...
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Eating Disorders

Do Carbohydrates Keep Dieters Happy?

Low-carbohydrate diets may negatively affect dieters’ well-being, researchers have found. A team from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia looked at the effects of alternatives to...
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Addictions

Food, Family and the Holidays

If you tend to struggle with food, weight and body image, holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas can be particularly challenging, because they revolve so much around food and mealtimes....
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Anorexia

Wannarexia: What Parents Can Do

Anorexia nervosa is a serious illness with dangerous health consequences and has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Yet some people yearn to have anorexia. This phenomenon...
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