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New Study Suggests That “Social Jet Lag” Is Responsible For Worsening Obesity Epidemic

Researchers at the University of Munich have determined that “social jet lag”, a condition in which there is a lack of synchronicity between our body’s biological clock and our sleep schedules, is responsible for exacerbating the obesity epidemic. Our biological or internal clock is regulated by a number of factors including hours of daylight, and …


Picky Eating In Kids Associated With Depression And Anxiety

Parents of picky eaters may see their child’s behavior as just a phase, but new research suggests that mental health issues like depression and anxiety may be at the root of disordered eating habits. The study, conducted by researchers at the Duke Center for Eating Disorders, found that more than 20 percent of kids between …


Thanksgiving Eating Survival Tips

Turkey day is right around the corner – a time that can trigger emotional turmoil for many people battling eating disorders. Moreover, Thanksgiving tends to mark the beginning of the “overindulging” season, when overdoing it is seen as normal in light of holiday festivities, parties and food-centered gatherings. In a recent Huffington Post article, author …


Scientists Better Able To Understand Obesity And Eating Disorders From Studying Orangutans

Research recently published in the journal Biology Letters by Rutgers evolutionary anthropologist Erin Vogel, explores the survival of endangered Indonesian orangutans during periods of food scarcity, and the implications for humans who are coping with eating disorders and obesity. It is believed that scientists may be better able to understand obesity and eating disorders in …


Anorexia Nervosa May Cause Serious Eye Damage

Researchers analyzed the thickness of the macula and its electrical activity in both eyes of 13 women with anorexia nervosa and in 20 women without anorexia nervosa all of the women were about the 28 years old. The thirteen women who had anorexia had had the condition for about a ten-year period of time give …


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What Are You Waiting For?

With most written words, the emotional inflection is up to the reader. The title of this article could be read several ways, with different meanings depending on the inflection. The sentences have the same words but when you read them aloud with emphasis on a different word, you get a different type of question, which …


The Only Choice

Food is something that many of us live to enjoy and love to find as many places as possible to eat at. While we drive around or sit around thinking of the next best place to stuff our faces, there are others out there that have to struggle every single day to keep themselves from …


Why It Is The Best Double Strollers In The Market?

The best moment of a married life is when you have a baby. Having a child has its own demands. One of them is having a stroller. The best double stroller is the one which takes care of your child’s safety. There are many strollers in the market which have many functions but they are …


The Danger of Being a Binge Eater

As we all know, some emotional factors can be a great cause of out-of-control eating, or in another word: Binge eating. Well, for those of you who don’t know, this is a perilous eating disorder that might lead to major physical complications such as diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and much more. Also, advanced stages …


What Kind Of Day Has It Been?

The idea of “black and white” thinking among eating disordered individuals is widely accepted. Here’s what that means for me at the moment: anorexia bisects thoughts into clear cut categories. My world is either hopeful or headed to Hell in a handbag at the speed of light; I’ve either not eaten or I am convinced …


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