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Here’s a food disorder you may not know about

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Man cannot live on kale alone.Nor on blueberries nor grass-fed beef nor any of the other so-called perfect foods that the ever-expanding nutrition-media complex is telling people to eat. Or so, more or less, says Jen Schwartz in the February issue of Popular Science magazine.Read full article >>

6 Common Eating Disorder Myths

There are many myths around eating disorders which create barriers for sufferers wishing to seek treatment. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders, only 1 in 10 people with eating disorders receive treatment. Yet, eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental health disorders. Here are six commonly held […]

How Family Becomes Food

Why Eating Disorders are a Family Affair Most people who know about eating disorders or who know someone who has one understand that there are many reasons that contribute to the development of an eating disorder.  Each person is unique and therefore the constellation, which contributes to cause, is also unique. Show More Summary

8 Things I Learned From My Eating Disorder

4 weeks agoHumor : Thought Catalog

In reality, I was judging myself. I was embarrassed that I could not solve my own problems, so I allowed shame to hold me back from telling other people that I needed help.

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Deadspin I Can't Stop Looking At This Pit Bull-Dachshund Mix's Dumb Fucking Face | Jalopnik These Are The Ten Cars You're Most Likely To Die Driving | Jezebel Why Is Orthorexia Still Not Classified as an Eating Disorder? | Kotaku You Should Play This Episodic Supernatural High School Game Read more...

Why Is Orthorexia Still Not Classified as an Eating Disorder?

There's a point where healthy eating becomes an obsession, and more officially, an eating disorder—but despite the growing realization that healthy eating can turn psychologically and physically unhealthy, there's still no official diagnosis for the condition. Show More Summary

In Love With My Anorexia

4 weeks agoHumor : Thought Catalog

I’d spent the last few months obsessing over eating disorders, I loved everything about them, nothing had ever appealed to me quite as much as this secret club of power and control.

Kesha Flaunts Healthy Figure In Brazil With Hot Boyfriend After Eating Disorder Rehab

Pop queen Kesha flaunts a summer-ready beach bod in Brazil with her handsome boyfriend. See the “Tik Tok” diva’s rockin’ figure!… READ ON

The Newest Eating Disorder To (Maybe) Enter The DSM: Orthorexia

Healthy eating is great but in a world of gluten-free everything, some people are taking it too far. When does healthy eating become obsessive? Read Full Story

A calorie-tracking app gave me an eating disorder #HealthAndFitnessWeek

We spoke to Sarah (not her real name), a 23-year-old woman from the Midlands who found herself suffering from bulimia after she started using an app to track her calorie intake. Here’s what she told us (some details changed to protect Sarah’s identity). Show More Summary

3 Popular Myths About Having An Eating Disorder

You can be thin, average, overweight, obese, or incredibly fit and be struggling with disordered eating.

I Had An Eating Disorder And I Didn’t Even Know It

I got it in my head that maybe my life would be better if I was prettier. And if I was skinnier, maybe I’d be prettier.

Sarah Gerard’s ‘Binary Star': A Novel About Anorexia and Outer Space That Transcends Its Own Metaphors

I nearly put down Sarah Gerard’s Binary Star after only a few pages. “We know each other’s sickness”; “I empty myself”; the prose is full of clichés, sentences seemingly ripped from the pop psychology of eating disorders and codependent relationships. Show More Summary

Will Israel’s Ban on Underweight Models Have Any Impact on Eating Disorders?

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new law effective on January 1 bans models from working if they don't meet state-approved weight guidelines.

Fatsronauts 101: Choosing to Be Fat Is Okay

[Content Note: Fat hatred; disordered eating.]Something that comes up a lot in conversations about privilege and marginalization is that marginalized people don't have a choice over their identities, either by virtue of birth or circumstance. Show More Summary

New Pill May Help With Binge Eating Disorder

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A drug typically used to treat ADHD has shown promising in treating eating disorders.

One Man’s Long Battle With Eating Disorders

Anorexia and bulimia affect men just as much as women. The post One Man’s Long Battle With Eating Disorders appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Young Woman Who Thought She Was 'Dead' Actually Had Rare Disorder

Post by Kiri Blakeley. There seems to be a disorder for every possible thing you can imagine: Remember the girl who suffered from trichophagia and had a nine-pound hairball in her stomach from compulsively eating her own hair? Or there's...Show More Summary

An ADHD drug may tame binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder, a newly recognized condition in which bouts of voracious eating lead to guilt, shame and often obesity, may yield to lisdexamfetamine (marketed as Vyvanse), a medication that has been used for several years to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children...

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