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 >>
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 […]
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
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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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
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.
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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
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
You can be thin, average, overweight, obese, or incredibly fit and be struggling with disordered eating.
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.
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
A new law effective on January 1 bans models from working if they don't meet state-approved weight guidelines.
[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
A drug typically used to treat ADHD has shown promising in treating 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.
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
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...