The eating disorder that outranks both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa is called OSFED (other specified feeding and eating disorders). It's basically the catchall for eating disorders that don't quite qualify as either of the first two mentioned. While that may make it sound like it's a less severe eating disorder, it is in fact more dangerous because people often regard it with less concern than anorexia or bulimia.Read Full Story
Clear your freezers, smoothie lovers, because berry packs have been recalled across the country following a hepatitis A contamination, and consumers are taking to social media to share their shock and anger.Read Full Story
There's a trend on Pinterest called "thinspiration" which is literally just people looking at pictures of skinny people in order to motivate themselves to lose weight. It's actually become a pretty common practice lately, but its effects on the body are not looking so good.Read Full Story
Ever asked yourself, "How can I get the most alcohol with the least calories?" Me? I usually gulp down my glass of beer or wine without a second thought, but when you start getting into all those sugary concoctions, things get complicated.Read Full Story
We've all been there. We are out to dinner with our friend and suddenly she starts talking about her body. Disparaging it. Saying things that break our hearts because we love her so much and hate to hear her call herself "fat." So what's the first thing we all do? "No, honey, you look great. You aren't fat at all." And now, it turns out, that's exactly what a good friend should be saying.Read Full Story
In recent years, many people have questioned whether it is possible to be obese and healthy. Studies have reportedly shown that if you take a thin person who has never seen the inside of a gym and compare him to an overweight person who has, the person carrying extra weight is in a much better place health-wise. This may be the case, but not when you're talking about the long-term affects of obesity, according to a new study.Read Full Story
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