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Christie Brinkley: ‘I Was Not Skinny Like The Other Girls’

Supermodel Christie Brinkley claims that her successful career can be attributed to the fact that she wasn’t pencil-thin like her peers. In a feature on Into The Gloss, Brinkley and her daughter Sailor share details of their careers, family drama and how they both approach modeling. Both mother and daughter seem to agree that having …


Victoria’s Secret Protesters Wear Underwear In The Street To Demand Body Diversity

There are few places in the world where parading around the street in underwear won’t turn heads. In San Francisco, however, it’s a common occurrence to see protesters doing what they can to get attention. On Saturday, this involved a group of women (and some men) outside a Victoria’s Secret store in the city – …


Stop Night Eating Syndrome

Night eating syndrome (NES) is a complex emotional, physical and psychological condition that is characterized by disruptions in eating and sleeping habits. NES can often be linked to problems with depression or other mental health disorders, so it’s best to speak with a doctor before self-diagnosing or attempting to start a treatment program. Eat regular …


‘Anna Rexia’ Costume Is No Laughing Matter

A costume that’s been for sale online since 2011 has inspired one woman to share her journey with a near-deadly eating disorder. The “Anna Rexia” costume – which is a small black dress with the outline of a skeleton etched on it and measuring tapes around the waist and neck – prompted 26-year-old Jessi Davin …


The SmartPlate Can Tell You When You’re Overeating

While diet and fitness apps can help you track calories and food choices, a new gadget eliminates the need to manually input information – and it can alert you when you’re overeating. The SmartPlate, which was developed by Anthony Ortiz, founder and CEO of Fitly, instantly tracks and analyzes everything you eat. With weight sensors …


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Orthorexia Nervosa Can Pose Psychological Distress

Orthorexia nervosa is an eating disorder where one has an obsession of eating proper food. This is one of the least known among the eating disorders. Innocently, Orthorexia nervosa begins as a desire to be be free from an existing chronic illness or just to be healthy by being conscious with what they eat, how …


Personal Experience Vs. Professional Research

As I read and appreciate the Blogs that are Posted here, I just want to make a point that my writings are based more on my own personal experiences with anorexia and how the disease has affected my life….and the growth that has occurred during recovery. I enjoy learning about the new techniques and discoveries …


Day 77…Progress, Not Perfection

Growing up, if I wasn’t 100% sure that I’d be the best at something, I just wouldn’t try at all.  I was a swimmer during my adolescence, and typically I swam freestyle and backstroke.  And I just about always won.  I remember one time swimming breast stroke and lagging behind.  The humiliation I felt, I can …


Who Can Play Bubbles?

????? (Bubbles) is a fun and interactive game, which anyone can play. It is suitable for children, the age, students, and working class. You can play in the office, at the library or even in traffic. Young Children as early as five years old have the chance of playing this game, and they will end …


Othorexia Nervosa: An Unhealthy Focus On Healthful Eating

The term ‘Othorexia Nervosa’ comes from three sources of phraseology: -Ortho (Greek)…straight, correct, true -‘orexia’…appetite -Nervosa…obsession, fixation Othorexia is now beoming much more common among the eating disordered patients seen by professionals. Some of the main differences seen between ‘healthy eating’ and those who suffer from othorexia are: a failure to maintain proportion, the obsession …


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