When Men Binge
Television, movies and media would all have you believe that eating disorders such as binge eating, anorexia and over exercising only affect women. New research shows that more men binge eat than previously reported.
Many shudder at the thought of gathering body measurements, especially weight. Yet researchers have found that BMI collections may provide the best foundation to calculate progress in anorexia and bulimia.
Eating Disorders and Depression go Hand in Hand
Teenage girls who feel depressed are twice as likely to exhibit binge eating disorder than other girls. Conversely, girls who regularly binge eat have double the risk of depression.
Bringing About Order
Living in the twenty-first century, people hold a wide-variety of responsibilities and stressors, making it increasingly difficult to focus on a fitness regime or balancing a diet.
Are You a Pica Eater?
Eating disorders are more common than many might think. Recent statistics show that one in particular is on the rise.
Food and Drug Addictions are Very Similar
Ever wonder why you can’t stop yourself from indulging in food? You might have a food addiction. There has never been a way of diagnosing or even treating food dependence — until recently.
Every Body Can be Beautiful
It's not unusual to be unhappy with a large nose or muffin-top. People who binge eat, however, tend to focus more on appearance and are significantly more dissatisfied with their looks.
Athletes Hide Eating Disorders
Eating disorders can develop in anyone, male or female, professional athlete or amateur. Diagnosing those problems in athletes who are seemingly in good shape can be difficult.
Eating Disorders can be Deadly
Eating disorders are a serious problem, but there has never been statistics to prove how serious -- until now. Researchers found that eating disorders are linked to higher mortality rates.
What Does Your Self Portrait Say?
It can be hard to open up to a stranger, even your own doctor. Some individuals find it easier to express themselves through drawing and writing. Doctors are now able to assess individuals for eating disorders by having them draw a self portrait.