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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 …


The Root Of Emotional Eating: Where Does It Come From?

Emotional eating isn’t just a vague problem that’s caused by passing negative feelings, says Dr. Pam Spurr, author of “The Emotional Eater’s Diet.” Emotional eating, according to Dr. Spurr, has roots in very real experiences and thought patterns that can be usually traced back to childhood. And dieting to compensate for this type of eating …


Study Links Obese Mothers With Increased Risk Of Having A Child With Autism

A new study released online in the journal Pediatrics has linked obesity during pregnancy with an increased likelihood of a child developing autism. Although the study does not go so far as to determine that obesity causes autism, an increase in the numbers of individuals affected by obesity and autism in the US does have …


Kate Middleton Featured On Pro-Anorexia Websites

According to an article in the British newspaper The Daily Mail, the Duchess of Cambridge is being featured as a role model on certain controversial pro-anorexia websites in the US. Kate Middleton has continued to lose weight following her marriage in April of this year to Prince William. While she has always been considered to …


New York Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn Talks About Struggles With Bulimia, Addiction

In the heat of the race for mayor, New York City got a dose of truth serum from candidate Christine Quinn – and some are saying that her honesty might just win her the election. Quinn disclosed in the New York Times yesterday that, as a teenager and young adult, she struggled with bulimia and …


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Eating Disorders Are Preventable

No matter what anyone will try to tell you, eating disorders are one hundred percent preventable. Now while it has been shown that eating disorders can be inherited, it does not mean that the parents cannot do anything to stop a eating disorder from happening. If you notice that you child is acting differently or …


Enjoy Your Brand New Phone With IPhones Repairs Cape Town

Having problems with your darling iPhone? Well, nothing could be more depressing because an iPhones is not just a phone as some people think. It is your companion; it is your friend, your personal secretary and your directory. Many people cannot survive without their iPhones. It is so addictive! What if something were to happen …


The Wrong Type Of Encouragement

The Internet can be a useful tool for individuals seeking information on eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating disorder. For the most part, online research is conducted by those persons either suffering with an eating disorder, or their friends and family, who want some authoritative information on causes, symptoms and treatment options. …


News And Such (Is That A Bird?)

1)  Here’s the press release for ED Hope’s 25 Best Blogs of the Year.  As the release suggests, the blogs represent a diverse pool on perspectives and writing on ed’s yet are unified in their drive toward health and recovery.  While you’re out it, take a peak at ED Hope, a great resource for ed’s. …


Is That Really Me: What Is Self-Injury?

How do you know if you self-injure? It may seem an odd question to some, but a few people aren’t sure if what they do is “really” self-injury. Answer these questions: 1. Do you deliberately cause physical harm to yourself to the extent of causing tissue damage (breaking the skin, bruising, leaving marks that last …


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