Binge Eating

Try This High-Protein Breakfast To Curb Food Cravings

Maybe you have already heard that enjoying a high-protein breakfast helps control food cravings throughout the day. It improves appetite control and even reduces high-sugar and high-fat snacking during the evening. Research involving adolescent women revealed that a breakfast containing a substantial amount of protein increases the sensation of fullness and alters brain activity in …

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Managing The Temptation To Candy-Binge This Halloween

If you are recovering from a binge eating disorder and candy is one of your temptation foods, you might be nervous about the approach of Halloween. However, people who have previously faced this dilemma have discovered and shared steps you can take to reduce temptation and stay on track with your treatment goals. 12 Spook-tacular …

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Lifestyle Strategies That Support Binge-Eating Recovery

Although there are no home remedies for binge-eating disorder, there are lifestyle changes people can make that will support their current recovery plan. Because these changes promote good self-care they may help individuals alleviate eating disorder symptoms, but they are primarily intended to support mind and body health during the recovery process. Lifestyle Strategies Use …

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History Of Binge Eating Disorders

The eating disorder that used to be synonymous with compulsive eating, overeating, or emotional eating, binge eating disorder now stands in its own category – and is formally recognized as having a unique set of symptoms. When tracing the history of binge eating disorder, it’s difficult to pinpoint when exactly it became “mainstream,” but research …

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Good Sleeping Habits: Can Too Little Sleep Be Causing You To Binge?

Could too little sleep be making you eat more? Recent research has shown that too little sleep may affect the food choices we make and how much we eat throughout the day. These recent findings can be particularly important for people who are struggling with an eating disorder, and it goes to show how important …

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Food Diaries Help Control Binge Eating

Many people who struggle with binge eating actively try to find ways to quit. Food diaries, along with other therapeutic resources, may help the process of recovery. Where to Start When starting a food diary, you want to note every instance of eating throughout the day, whether it be a regular meal, a snack or …

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Binge Eating In Men: An Eating Disorder Hidden Behind Outdated Gender Ideas

International Men’s Health Week promotes health and exercise, but many times eating disorders are not discussed. Men, for many years, have enjoyed a much broader range of “acceptable” body sizes than women. However, more and more men have begun to fall victim to eating disorders but are struggling in silence because of fear and embarrassment. …

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Binge Eating: As Much A Problem For Men As Women

Anorexia and bulimia are often thought of as “women’s disorders” as only about 10 percent of those diagnosed are men. This idea has rubbed off on the problem of binge eating, meaning that people mistakenly consider binge eating a mostly female disorder as well. Statistics tell a different story. The number of men struggling with …

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A Possible Medication For Binge Eating Disorder: Vyvanse

A medication to relieve symptoms of binge eating disorder (BED) is being tested. If approved, it will be the first BED prescription drug available. The medication’s approval rests on the third-phase results of a randomized trial; however, the second phase results were promising. The drug is called lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse) and is already approved for the …

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