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Recent Study Shows Anorexic’s Have Fat Cells Stored In Their Bone Marrow

A report form the Children’s Hospital in Boston reported after a study that females (the study participants were all female) with anorexia nervosa have high level of fat cells in their bone marrow. The Study Participants Forty young women participated in the study twenty of which were diagnosed with anorexia nervosa and twenty who did …


The “New” Eating Disorder – Orthorexia

The word new in this case simply implies the latest eating disorder, which has been around since 1977 and is orthorexia. Many doctors blame society for this eating disorder. It seems everywhere you look you see something related to health and obesity. Weight loss surgeries are on the rise, people (mainly woman) are joining every …


Can You Be 10 Percent Kinder To Yourself Today?

Aldous Huxley, author of “Brave New World,” once said that his best advice was to be a little kinder to each other. But what if we could turn that compassion around and give it to ourselves? Psych Central’s Dr. Elish Goldstein recently wrote a piece on the power of being 10 percent kinder to ourselves …


20 Year Old Woman Overcomes Anorexia And Reaches Out To Others Through Project HEAL

A 20-year-old woman from Queens has turned her life around after battling anorexia nervosa for 10 years, and she now uses her insight and experience to reach out to others suffering from the devastating eating disorder. Kristina Saffran was first diagnosed with anorexia when she was just 10 years old. She admits that her eating …


Picky Eating: A Real Disorder Or Not?

It’s easy to label someone as a picky eater if they seem generally fussy or unadventurous when it comes to food. But what seems like an “immature” palette may actually be a more complicated thing – it may be selective eating disorder, or what is also referred to as “adult picky eating.” Selective eating disorder …


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What Are The Requirements Of Norton Security For Our Computers?

Internet is a day to day requirement in our daily life much like our daily bread. One fine day you come home and switch on your computer and then your internet. Suddenly the hard disk comes to a screeching stop and your computer shuts down forever. You just became a victim of backdoor Trojan. The …


047 Fighting Anorexia – Forgotten Brothers

In this episode of Fighting Anorexia, I share my view on how difficult it is for men to admit they have an eating disorder and how they must feel in this world where being skinny seems to be the greatest accomplishment in life. Here is the interview with Benjamin that I spoke about. If you would …


Day Two Of NEDA Week: I Had No Idea!

Eating disorders are serious illnesses, not lifestyle choices. What does an E. D. look like? “Eating disorders are complex illnesses that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, biological and social factors. As our natural body size and shape is largely determined by genetics, fighting our natural size and shape can lead …


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Eating Disorders: New Front In Insurance Fight- NY Times

Jeanene Harlick, with her dog Franny, won coverage for residential treatment for her anorexia. Have you read the article published by the NY Times this week? This article details just some of the incredible difficulties that many people with EDs face in getting insurance coverage for treatment. This has been a big focus of The …


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