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Fruit Drinks For Kids Loaded With Sugar

Many popular fruit drinks that are intended for consumption by young children contain as much sugar as found in a candy bar. A recent report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity blames the fruit drink manufacturers for misleading advertisements. They claim that the fruit beverages are marketed to children as juice, when …


Eating Disorders Of Youth May Continue Into Adulthood

Although thought to be the primary subgroup to suffer from anorexia and bulimia, teen girls are not the only ones who have trouble dealing with eating disorders. Researchers have shown that there is an increase of those in middle age that are seeking treatment, possibly due to adult stressors. Dr. Ed Tyson, a specialist in …


Food Addiction To Be Added To List Of Eating Disorders

An addiction to food is not yet officially viewed as an eating disorder, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), the American Psychiatric Association’s guide of accepted psychological diagnoses. However, that is about to change a petition to include food addiction has been requested and should appear in the Diagnostic and …


Hudson’s Bay Company Pulls ‘Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels’ T-Shirt After Criticism

Hudson’s Bay Company became the target of a social media whirlwind this week after featuring a t-shirt with the infamous Kate Moss quote, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” A Toronto-based photographer, Kristin Foster, tweeted a photo of the shirt on Monday while at one of the company’s Canadian stores. A Twitter storm quickly …


Kesha Post-Rehab: ‘That First Day Of Treatment Was The Scariest Of My Life’

After stepping through the doors of rehab six months ago, singer Kesha has opened up about her struggles with an eating disorder. In an interview with Elle UK that was posted in the Atrl forum, Kesha is brutally honest about how the pressures of fame led her to cover up her behavior for years. “I …


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056 Fighting Anorexia – Do I Really Need More Weight? Plus The Top 10 Benefits Of Gaining Weight!

Anorexia often makes us believe that we do not have to gain any weight in order to be healthy and live fully. However, the effects that being underweight has on your body are numerous. In this episode, I am making you aware of the serious consequences of not giving your body the nutrients it needs …


The Impact that Society Leaves

In today’s years, people give a great importance to the person’s size. They view others through their weight, and judge them accordingly. That is why people tend to think that in order to fit in, they must be thin. Models in magazines and television (who they probably do not look the same in reality) give …


Eating Disorders On The Rise

While awareness and education surrounding eating disorders is on the rise, it might be surprising to hear that eating disorders themselves are on the rise in both men and women. Affecting as many as eleven million people in the U.S., bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa and binge eating can be found in anyone, no matter their …


Parents And Kids’ Attitudes Toward Food

School-age children whose mothers tightly control their diets may be prone to overeating, while those with moms who pressure them to eat tend to be fussy about food, a new study finds. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, do not necessarily mean that parents’ mealtime strategies cause their children to …


Secrets Within The House

For some, Bulimia is something that is like the unspoken word. Not to be confused with “overeating”, bulimia is more than just eating your self to death. It is more of a complex theory. There are extreme lengths that bulimics with go to to hide their problem. Some will hide food behind their beds, under …


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