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Male Weight Loss Aided By Testosterone Supplements

An announcement at the European Congress on Obesity concerning weight loss in older men taking testosterone supplements has raised the question of whether or not this may offer a means to combat obesity. The announcement concerned a study in which older men who were deficient in the hormone testosterone were given supplements in a similar …


Physicians Urged To Screen Adults For Obesity And Offer Intensive Nutrition And Fitness Counseling

Doctors in the U.S. are being urged to screen adults for obesity during regular check-ups by routinely calculating patients’ BMI (body mass index). A government panel recently renewed calls for more thorough monitoring of patients’ weight, suggesting that checking a person’s body mass index or BMI is in many cases as crucial to good health …


Miss San Antonio Stripped Of Her Title For Gaining Weight

Seventeen-year-old Domonique Ramirez had her sparkling beauty pageant tiara yanked off her pretty little head for gaining weight. A perfect example of how teen eating disorders are triggered and how ironic this comes to light during eating disorder awareness week. Domonique Ramirez Domonique is a pretty seventeen-year-old girl who is being accused of being insubordinate, …


Lack Of Cooking Confidence May Be Linked To Obesity, Disordered Eating In Teens

Poor cooking skills among teens is becoming a dangerous epidemic, according to researchers at Lancaster University. In addition to the influence of a microwave-based, fast food culture, lack of confidence in the kitchen is also significantly contributing to the growing obesity problem and scattered or disordered eating habits among young people, the new study reports. …


Long-Term Health Of College Students Impacted By Heavy Drinking Combined With Eating Disorders

A new study from the University of Missouri has determined that the combination of heavy alcohol consumption with eating disorders can severely affect the long-term health of college students. Researchers examined the relationship between alcohol misuse and eating disorders, including restricting calorie intake and purging. According to survey results, about 3 times more women than …


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What The Holidays Are Really About (Hint: It’s Not Food)

The hardest part when it comes to Eating Disorder recovery and the holidays is the food. And not just the food we see and eat, but the food talk as well. It’s all well and good if a family doesn’t really think the holidays revolve around stuffing and shortbread, but if food is all they …


The Gift Of You

Every once in a while, I get inspirational quotes that I know you have to know. When they reasonate with my spirit, I am confident they will touch someone else as well… Today, you need to know… …that you are loved on this day for all the wonder that you bring to your world with …


The Disturbing Problems Caused By Eating Disorders

When a person has a compulsive craving to eat or an absolute aversion to eating, the person has an eating disorder. Obesity, anorexia, bulimia and binge eating are the types of eating disorders that are commonly found in patients. In this modern age, where looking good means being thin, many young women develop eating disorders …


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 …


Local Self-Esteem And Healthy Body Events In MD, CA And FL

Promoting Self Esteem & Healthy Body Image for the Jewish Community. Sheppard Pratt Balitmore, MD January 31, 2010 8:30am – 1:30pm In addition to keynote presentations, the agenda will include interactive workshops focused on positive relationships with food, recognizing eating disorders, self-esteem, constructive parenting and other important topics. Presented by The Center for Eating Disorders …


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