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Male Gym Rats Have The Newest Eating Disorder

Men who use dietary supplements to enhance their exercise performance or their physique may have a largely unexplored eating disorder, according to new research. The study, “Excessive Workout Supplement Use: An Emerging Eating Disorder in Men,” was conducted by a team from Alliant International University, and it revealed that males could be suffering more from …


Teens Who Sleep Less Eat More Fatty Foods

A study shows that teens that slept less than eight hours per weeknight ate higher proportions of fatty foods and snacks than adolescents who slept eight hours or more. The results suggest that short sleep cycles may increase the risk of obesity risk by causing changes in eating patterns that alter energy balance, especially in …


Specialist Library Expands To Treatment

A resource for eating disorders has expanded to help those suffering with treatment: “Eating Disorder Hope, a respected independent resource for individuals suffering from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other body image and eating disorders, has expanded its Eating Disorder Specialist Library to further help sufferers of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder find treatment …


Non-Altered Cindy Crawford Photo Impresses Fans Across The Globe

A leaked photo of supermodel Cindy Crawford made waves on Twitter last week, but not for the reasons one might think. Th photo, which came from a 2013 cover story published by Marie Claire Mexico and Latin America, depicts Crawford baring her stomach and thighs, which look age-appropriate and “unperfect” for a 48-year-old woman. “No …


Photographer Explores Absurdity Of Fad Diets

Diets don’t work. So why do new weight-loss programs that involve cutting out entire food groups, counting carbs or drinking weird concoctions still get so much press? That’s the question photographer Stephanie Gonot explores in a new series called “Fad Diets,” where visual representations of what popular diet programs actual entail shed light on the …


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Healing Hurts :: ANXIETY

  anxiety: distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune. Anxiety seems to be an inevitable part of life. Stimulated by fear, when life comes at us with both barrels, we go into a panic attack or worse, shut down completely.    Often, we bring anxiety on ourselves, with our too busy, …


“Healthy Eating” Concept Dangerous in Recovery

The root of the development of anorexia nervosa is not about food, but the behaviors are, and in order to recover, the first step involves re-establishing a healthy weight. Eating disorders, particularly anorexia, can be, and often are, fatal. The thinking patterns that are established in the brain of an anorexic may resemble rules or …


What is Binge-eating?

Binge-eating disorder is characterized by recurrent binge-eating ( consumption of large amount of food) during which a person feels a lack or loss of control over eating. People with Binge eating disorder characteristically do some activities. They eat much more rapidly than normal people. They eat until they feel uncomfortably full. They take large amount …


Just A Blogette…Not A Full Figured Blog

Dr. Deah’s Tasty Morsels will be on a Blogoliday while Leftovers To Go is presenting at the Expressive Arts Summit in NYC. Our session is sold out but there is still time to register for the summit at the venue btw.  In the meantime, you may read my posts on the FFF website and on …


International Association Of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) Winter Fundraiser!

   It seems like we say it all the time, but Southern California truly is the best place to be for eating disorder recovery. Not only are the most renown eating disorder therapists and doctors based out of So Cal, but the dozens of treatment facilities and support groups far out number any other place in the …


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