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Weight Loss Before Wedding More Likely To Cause Weight Gain Later

A new research study published in the journal Body Image has determined that prospective brides who feel pressured to lose weight before their wedding are more likely to experience weight gain later on. The study, by researchers at Flinders University in South Australia examined wedding-related weight changes in nearly 350 brides one month before their …

Recent Survey Indicates “Looks Are More Important To Women Than Life”

The was survey conducted at British Universities by Dr Phillippa Diedrichs. The survey results were rather unnerving the college age women in the survey were willing to give up everything between giving up ten years of their life to a year’s salary. The Statistics of the Survey Thirty percent of the three hundred and twenty …

Binge Eating Among Women Worsens If Partner Encourages Dieting

As if we need another reason to stop fat-shaming friends or family members, a new study reveals that women who are encouraged by their partners to diet will be more prone to binge eating. The study, published in the American Journal of Health Promotion, included 1,294 young adults in Minnesota between the ages of 20 …

How To Identify Compulsive Overeating In Your Loved One

In the same way that some people can’t resist another drink or the urge to smoke, compulsive eaters suffer from an addiction to food. It can be a difficult condition to spot, as it may seem that your loved one simply likes to eat – which is not uncommon or even dangerous for most people. …

Serena Williams: ‘I Learned To Be Proud Of My Curves’

In many ways, tennis champion Serena Williams seems just like a regular girl. In this month’s issue of Fitness magazine, she talks about her struggles to stay fit, to stay on track with her diet, and to feel healthy and happy in her own skin. “I feel as if I can do better and be …

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Book Review: Think Differently Live Differently By Bob Hamp

Think Differently Live Differently ~ Keys to a Life of Freedom by @BobHamp Thinking Differently Press 2010 252 pp I can’t think of a better way to start this new year than to review the book I’ve placed at the top of my recommended reading list! In 2008, my husband, Bill, and I were blessed …

Celebrities With E.D.’S

A while back, a reporter asked me my position regarding celebrities disclosing that they have struggled with eating disorders.  She asked if I thought the disclosure was helpful or hurtful for the general public.  I went with “helpful,” and here’s why:  Obviously, I wish that no one had to suffer the physical and psychological damage …

Bulimic Adolescents To Be Studied

It is good to know that higher learning institutions are taking the initiative to study about bulimia in adolescents to try to prevent it. There has been a shortage of studies on the condition up until now, something surprising to know especially because the desire to become thin has led to more cases of bulimia. …

Inside The Body Beautiful On Youtube

It should be Fun Friday today but this morning I found Inside the Body Beautiful: How Fat Works on youtube! Good old youtube. So if you want to watch it all then here it is, if not my part is from about 18 minutes in. Let me know what you guys think! Hayley Emma

The Voice Of ED

What I hope to portray in the following ‘dialogue’, is just how powerful and irrational the messages are that cycle through a person’s mind who has an eating disorder. There is no way that I can adequately represent every individual’s personal ‘voice’, but I will write from my own personal experience, and what I have …

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