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Obesity and Mental Health

The world population is becoming rounder, and each year the situation is worsening. The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that we are in the grip of a global epidemic,...
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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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Anger and Anorexia

It took an eating disorder to finally teach me how to get angry. Many people with eating disorders are like me in that they feel reluctant — even downright...
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Why Are You Overeating?

I believe that the basis of compulsive eating is emotional and that people really need to learn to listen to their hungers. It’s important for them to eat when...
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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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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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Relapse Prevention

Once you have made a change, how do you maintain it? What is the difference between a lapse and a relapse? How can you recognize when a relapse is...
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