Anorexia and bulimia are mental illnesses. They may start with a wish to have the perfect body, but a pattern emerges that is akin to drug addiction As the cookie crumbles in my mouth, delivering a shot of much-needed sugar, a sudden urge flashes across my mind. Show More Summary
A study has found that more Americans are turning their backs on eating gluten despite the prevalence of celiac disease remaining flat since 2009. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder affecting the small intestine, caused by a reaction to gluten, proteins found in wheat and other grains. Today, some 3.1 million [...]
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder can lead to physical, social and psychological impairments.
(BioMed Central) In a UK study of 5,320 women, 3 percent were found to have an active eating disorder in mid-life, a figure higher than expected as eating disorders are primarily associated with adolescence or early adulthood. The research was published in the open-access journal BMC Medicine.
In their January issue, Self magazine partnered with model and body positivity advocate Iskra Lawrence, who has been open about her experience with disordered eating and is a spokesperson for the National Eating Disorder Association. There...Show More Summary
More than 30 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder, yet most insurance denies treatment. How tech is working to fix that. More than 30 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder, yet most insurance denies treatment. Show More Summary
Project Heal cofounders Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran explain the need for a peer support system within the eating disorder community.
Nutritionists have long argued that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to multiple studies, regularly eating a healthy breakfast can lower the risk of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases. So what else can happen if you keep skipping breakfast? Here are four ways it can affect your health. More »
Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak posted a selfie on Friday that has her fans concerned. The mother-of-six shared a photo to Instagram while trying on a new red Juicy Couture outfit that shows her tiny waist and thin thighs. Show More Summary
Oh…and shirataki noodles. Anyway… I am a recovering anorexic. Well… most of the time. Sometimes I’m just “anorexic.” (Relapse is part of recovery, right??) Regardless of how “evolved” I may be now, nearly every comment made about my physical appearance, or my intake, or my […]
After struggling with disordered eating, this bodybuilder will never restrict her diet again. She embarked on a year of self-love that changed her life.
(University of Eastern Finland) A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or eating one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Show More Summary
A relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or eating one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Furthermore, no association was found in persons carrying the APOE4 gene variant that affects cholesterol metabolism and increases the risk of memory disorders, report researchers at conclusion of a new study.
"The most substantial associations with physical diseases preceding mental disorders included those between heart diseases and anxiety disorders, epilepsy and eating disorders, and heart diseases and any mental disorder."
This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Ray Gallagher I have strong, broad shoulders and ropy back muscles. On my better days, I imagine that I have the arms of Michelle Obama and the abs of Ronda Rousey. I have the thick, defined...Show More Summary
More people are dying from eating disorders than any other psychiatric disorder, and one Cornell College professor has discovered a way to help women by significantly reducing eating disorder symptoms in those who are struggling.
(Newcastle University) Spotting eating disorder symptoms in children as young as nine years old will allow medics to intervene early and save lives, experts say.
Iskra Lawrence, the stunning size 14 model and body positivity/eating disorders awareness advocate, is the cover star of the current issue of 'Self' magazine. She also took part in the magazine’s yearly New Year’s Challenge, which includes a fitness regime and a one-week meal plan to help readers get fit quickly.
Brandi Glanville has hit back at Lisa Rinna after the latest The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills episode that aired on Tuesday night showed Lisa making a diss at her. The diss came after new cast member Eden Sassoon complimented Lisa’s hair. Show More Summary