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Ke$Ha’s Mom: ‘She Almost Died’

A few weeks after checking herself into rehab for an eating disorder, Ke$ha has been the subject of intense media scrutiny. The singer’s mom, Pebe Sebert, has shot down rumors that her daughter is also battling alcoholism in addition to bulimia. Sebert recently spoke with People magazine, opening up about her “beautiful, self-confident, brilliant daughter” …


Author Raises Awareness Of Anorexia In Novel

An author touches on the struggles on anorexia in her book The Last Line: “A YOUNG woman from Whetstone is hoping to raise awareness of anorexia among teenagers and young adults in her first published novel. Azzurra Bertoncini, 24, wrote her novel The Last Line after interviewing author Ola Laniyan Amoako while doing work experience …


Teenage Girls With Eating Disorders More Likely To Develop Drug Abuse And Mental Health Problems

Experts are concerned with the growing number of teenage girls who display early signs and symptoms of anorexia and bulimia. The majority of these girls have a higher risk of developing a drug addiction, mental illness and even a higher rate of abortions. Study A study performed in Melbourne one in ten teenage girls (average …


Chrissy Teigen Defends Weird Food ‘Hobby’ By Calling Readers ‘Morons’

Swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen caused a stir on the Internet recently when she admitted in a delish.com interview that licking the “dust” off of Doritos is one of her hobbies. “I lick off the nacho cheese seasoning and put the [Doritos] back in the bag,” Teigen said. “You get all the flavor, not all the …


Are Calorie-Counting Apps Fueling Eating Disorders?

Dieting culture is nowhere more prevalent than on social media and smartphones, but are calorie-counting apps fueling the presence of eating disorders? Whatever the goal – tracking calories, recording foods eaten, or ticking off steps taken – there is an app out there to accomplish it. Taken too far, this obsession can turn into full-fledged …


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Anorexia In Children

Over the past number of years, there have been alarming reports of children that are affected by Anorexia. As you may have already guessed, it is the females that are greatly affected. In younger children, the weight loss is even more noticeable than in older children. The body skeleton is much more pronounced and you …


How To Add Value To You Accumulator Selections

There are many betting options and promotions you can take advantage of in order to win big when betting on soccer. For example, many bookmakers are now giving punters bonuses on every accumulator they win. There are some that give 100% of the amount won while others give a lower percentage based on the number …


Why Eating Disorders Are Particularly Harmful To Pregnant Women

One aspect of eating disorders that’s often overlooked is how they can affect women’s reproductive health. A study conducted in the United Kingdom showed that women who have a history of eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia have more fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies, and general negative feelings toward having a child. The study, which …


Strategies In Coping

Let’s talk coping strategies. Yes, I like to recede into the kitchen when I’m stressed out, not to eat my emotions away, but rather, yet perhaps equally unhealthfully, to cook them away. True, I prefer to escape to the Y or take a long, somewhat self-abusive run rather than confront my demons. As of late, …


Intuitive Eating Journal: Feeling (Not ‘Feeding’) Your Feelings

Taken from my Intuitive Eating Blog: intuitiveeating.tumblr.com   Hey guys! Today I want to talk about what it’s like when you STOP using food as a way to cope with…


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