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‘Man V. Food’ Star Conquers Overeating With 70-Pound Weight Loss

Adam Richman, former host of the Travel Channel show “Man v. Food,” showed off a dramatic 70-pound weight loss in the latest issue of Cosmopolitan UK, wearing just a pair of cleats and socks and posing with a soccer ball in the photo. Last December, Richman opened up about his weight struggles in Men’s Health …


Women With Eating Disorders Less Likely To Conceive, Half As Likely To Welcome Pregnancy

Women trying to become pregnant with a history of anorexia or bulimia were much more likely to wait 6 months or longer to conceive than those not suffering from these diseases, and those women were also more likely to have used treatment to achieve pregnancy. But of the 171 women who said they had anorexia …


Portion Size Proven Successful For Healthy Weight Control Plan

A new research study due to be published in the October 2011 issue of the journal Appetite confirms that the substitution of commercially produced portion controlled foods for one meal per day, results in reduced caloric intake and a subsequent loss of weight. The researchers wished to examine whether these portion controlled meals were effective …


Alyssa Milano Responds To Jay Mohr’s Fat-Shaming Comments

Female celebrities have to put up with a lot of scrutiny about their physical appearances. And when they have babies, they’re expected to bounce back right away with a toned tummy and zero ounces of residual fat. What makes this worse? When men decide to fat-shame them for having imperfect post-baby bodies. Mohr’s insensitive comments …


Noninvasive Brain Stimulation May Treat Eating Disorders

The use of (transcranial magnetic stimulation) TMS to modulate food intake is still a developing therapy, and it is important to keep in mind limitations in study designs when evaluating results. The negative results of this particular study might be due to several reasons: (1) The small sample size of 14 women resulted in a …


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Envious Interior Designs In Melbourne

Melbourne is a very rich city with hundreds of new homes built every day and what people seek today in their new home is the best interior designs that would leave people envious. Nuline cabinets is one of the handpicked company for interiors that is known for its unique designs, perfect planks and supreme handles …


Ethnicity, Education, Income and Bulimia

An important new study challenges the widespread perception that bulimia primarily affects privileged, white teenagers. Rather, girls who are African American are 50 percent more likely than girls who are white to be bulimic. An analysis of the survey results reveals: • Black girls were 50 percent more likely than white girls to exhibit bulimic …


Fitspiration: An Interview

Fitspiration: An Interview Recently I was given the honor of being asked by Bridget to be interviewed for a feature article she is writing on “use of social media in the proliferation of health and fitness images and notions”. Bridget’s questions covered so many important issues, that I asked if I could publish a copy …


What I Bet You Didn’t Know About Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, And More!

This article written by, Liz Snyder, was brought to my attention by Linda Bacon, author of Health at Every Size. This excerpt alone was enough to grab my attention: “Recently, nutrition researcher Linda Bacon was accused of being “in denial” on a major food-focused listserv for proposing the radical notion that both thin AND fat kids …


87 Starting My New Routine

Ok.  I’m starting my new routine of all around self care.  There’s an OA phone meeting that I really like at 6:45 am this morning.  I’m going to get some phone numbers from women who are at that phone meeting, and see what my options are. What these women with long term abstinence think regarding my slips. …


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