An estimated eight million adults in the U.S. suffer from binge eating disorder. Now, researchers have shown that compulsive binging on foods that are high in fat and sugar can trigger specific molecular changes that can lead to high blood pressure (hypertension). Show More Summary
Nick and I had plans to have dinner at a fancy restaurant later that week, but I just couldn’t handle another night eating like a regular person.
I remember sitting on the black leather couch in my therapist's office longing to be free from my eating disorder, when she said something to the tune of, "There is no recovered. You get there and then you keep going." I didn't like that statement. Show More Summary
Orthorexia nervosa, the “health food eating disorder”, gets its name from the Greek word ortho, meaning straight, proper or correct. This exaggerated focus on food can be seen today in some people who follow lifestyle movements such as “raw”, “clean” and “paleo”. American doctor Steven Bratman...
This is pretty terrible. A woman is speaking out after a website posted photos from her battle with anorexia in an amazing body transformations article! Via People.com: Anne Marie Sengillo posted photos of her eating disorder recovery progress on
When Anne Marie Sengillo posted photos of her eating disorder recovery progress on Reddit, she did so as a means of bettering herself and others. She never expected to have the images re-purposed by The Chive, without her consent and...Show More Summary
This postcard from PostSecret showed up during Eating Disorders Week. It reads: The worst thing about self-destructive behaviors is when no one notices. Sometimes our eating behaviors can hide. I wasn’t able to hide mine, although I ate upwards of 5000 calories a day during my worst, so perhaps my exercise was hiding some of [...]
We know Christina Milian will insist it was just a joke, but some matters should not be joked about. During a recent interview with Latina magazine, the singer and reality TV star broached the subject of body image issues in the entertainment industry. First she explained how she works to be a positive role model for five-year-old [...]
Beth Cowan is hoping her participation in the Miss British Empire 2015 competition will inspire others.
Eating disorders come in all different forms.
The star of MTV's Awkward talked candidly about her struggles with eating disorders in her new book.
A young Kate Moss France is taking a bureaucratic approach to battling eating disorders and unhealthy body image ideals in considering a law that would mandate a minimum BMI (or body mass index, measuring body fat as determined by an individual’s both weight and height) of 18 for working models. Show More Summary
Eating disorders are the work of the devil. Whoyougonnacall? Demonbusters!A Spanish priest and an exorcist have been charged with gender violence and causing injury and mistreatment after the exorcist performed repeated exorcisms onShow More Summary
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The bill would require that models submit medical proof over previous healthy body mass.
Proposed legislation in France would criminalize the use of underweight models and ban online sites that glorify anorexia and other eating disorders.
When Nika Shelby, a student at Union College, started weightlifting it wasn’t to get fit. She was fighting to save her life. In high school, her friends knew her as a powerhouse. She was the strongest member of any team and a force to be reckoned with. Show More Summary
Do you know someone who suffers from anorexia? It is an eating disorder and while you may think this is... The post 12 Things To Remember If You Love A Person With Anorexia appeared first on Lifehack.
Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out what happens when the food you turn to for comfort becomes your worst enemy. by Sunny Sea Gold Sixteen-year-old Emily and her boyfriend had just had a gut-wrenching fight via text. Show More Summary
Parent brawls, coaches who belittle athletes and the kids who are suffering from injuries, eating disorders or stress and exhaustion. It can leave a parent wondering: why is it valuable for my child to play youth sports? As a formerShow More Summary