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Weight Gain Attributed To Sweets, Not Salty Foods, In Low-Income Children

Children with full stomachs who consumed cookies instead of potato chips were at a higher risk of having increased body fat, according to a new study conducted by University of Michigan researchers. By consuming dessert-type foods over salty alternatives, researchers are concerned that unhealthy weight gain could be one of the consequences for children. “Eating …


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 …


“Loss Support Network Program” Launched By NEDA

In a recent press release, The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) has announced the formation of a new program designed to connect and support people who have experienced the loss of a loved one to an eating disorder. The program which is part of a network of support programs provided by NEDA, is intended to …


Social Blog Platform Tumblr Bans Pro-Eating Disorder Blogs

The social blog platform Tumblr has announced that it plans to ban blogs that promote self-harm and glorify eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia. Up until now Tumblr has provided a venue for these pro-anorexia eating disorder sites that provide instructions, encouragement, and/or graphic photographs devoted to dangerous weight loss practices and unhealthy behaviors. …


Looking At Plus-Size Models Tames Skinny Obsession

It’s hard to go a day without seeing numerous images of abnormally thin women. They’re plastered on magazine covers, starring in commercials or stomping down runways in fashion shows. It’s no wonder why American women and girls feel the need to live up to this ideal. But researchers are saying it’s one that can be …


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DON’T SMILE FOR THE CAMERA AND SAY BULIMIA

I’m standing in my bathroom getting ready for work this morning when all of a sudden I felt a sharp pain in my  mouth, I look in the mirror and blood is trickling down my perfectly foundationed face. I suddenly feel something hard in my mouth and and realize that my right upper tooth has …


If The Shoe Fits, Then Buy Another One

I love to shop for shoes. There I said it, not like most of my friends, relatives, or anybody who has seen my feet in the last 24 hours didn’ t know that.  It’s probably one of my favorite things to do in the whole world. I own…well lets just say a lot of them. …


Orthorexia: An Eating Disorder In The Name Of ‘Health’

One need only open a magazine or turn on the television to observe our culture’s fixation on body image. Whether print or televised media is reporting on the weight fluctuation of pop divas or advertising the latest weight loss program, the overwhelming message is that there is an elusive perfect body… FROM MEDIA IMAGES TO …


How Lime Can Improve Your Appetite

Like many other fruits, lime is an incredible way to help regain an appetite. Lime is especially used in helping to treat those who suffer from anorexia. Since it is a natural and stable treatment, it is favored over many other types of treatments. Sprinkling a little bit of ginger or the lime (cut into …


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