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Anne Hathaway Hopes Her ‘Les Mis’ Diet Won’t Promote Eating Disorders

Already-thin Anne Hathaway lost a shocking 25 pounds for her role as Fantine in the upcoming film, “Les Misérables,” mostly thanks to an unhealthy crash diet. Her sudden weight drop has caused a stir in the tabloids, but the actress is sick of talking about it because she is afraid it’ll promote unhealthy dieting in …


Ballerina Fired For Looking “Too Fat” On Stage Speaks Out Against Pressure To Be Perfect

Kathleen Rea was a dancer who was 5’6″ and 105 pounds. But that wasn’t thin enough, says Rea, who is speaking out against industry pressure to be thin in her new book, The Healing Dance. Too fat to perform? Rea was a ballet dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and suffered with bulimia for …


People With Eating Disorders Should Avoid Taking Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution

Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution is a laxative solution that increases the amount of water in the intestinal tract to stimulate bowel movements. This medication also contains potassium, sodium, and other minerals to replace electrolytes that are passed from the body in the stool. Anorexia and Bulimia This solution is most often used prior to medical …


Mannequin With Protruding Ribs Sparks Controvery In Glasgow

Budget fashion chain Primark became the center of a controversy recently for displaying a too-thin mannequin in a store-front window in Glasgow. A picture of the mannequin was snapped by shopper Mel Fraser, which Fraser then posted on Twitter with the caption, “Dear Primark, is it really necessary that these new mannequins have protruding ribs?” …


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 …


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The Difficult To Digest Effects Of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have a devastating effect on the body of the patient. Abnormal eating patterns cause irreversible and permanent damage resulting in death if left untreated. The effects are physical psychological and social and serve to wreck the physical psychological and social health of the patient. The worst effects of eating disorders are physical. Exhaustion, …


Stop Exercising Beyond Normal

A new type of eating disorder is making the round of athletes and other persons who psychologically and physiologically obsessed with their weight and diet. Anorexia athletica or compulsive exercising is manifested by a person who exercises beyond what is normal. He is fixated with reducing his weight which in the long run can result …


Benefits Of Dental Implants

A proof of modern day technology is getting what God didn’t give. For those that have always wanted a beautiful smile, but were not born with it, it’s not difficult to get it thanks to dental implants. Not just for aesthetic purposes, dental implants are beneficial to people who have lost their teeth to illnesses …


Symptoms You Should Know About

There are quite a number of symptoms and affects that anorexia has on the human body, but there may also be some affects that you have never heard of. Medically speaking, there is a tremendous amount of mineral loss. I am sure you can guess that the mineral loss is due to the poor diet, …


Day 74-Sometimes Quickly, Sometimes Slowly….

Sometimes I feel as if recovery is not happening fast enough.  Would I get better quicker if I constantly read the Big Book during my free time?  If that’s the case, maybe I’ll begin doing that on a nightly basis before I retire for the night, because I never want to experience being a newcomer …


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