eating disorders

  1. Diet

    When fixating on healthy eating becomes an eating disorder

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    It’s never good to take anything to the extreme — healthy eating included. Here, we’re looking at healthy eating...
  2. Children's Health

    How losing weight leads to eating disorders

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    A new study finds that obese teens looking to lose weight can develop eating disorders, which often are overlooked.
  3. Children's Health

    Study reveals new facts about childhood obesity

    A recent study indicates that parents should focus discussions on healthy foods instead of weight loss or dieting.
  4. Parenting

    Boys and body image

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    When we think about eating disorders in children, we tend to focus on girls. Yet boys have body image issues too. Whether it’s...
  5. Well-being

    Pregorexia: Eating disorders and pregnancy

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    Jenny knew giving into her anorexia while she was pregnant was dangerous, but couldn't seem to help herself. Even after being...
  6. Diet

    Break your food addiction and lose weight

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    Food is not only a necessity for life, but also a pleasure that brings people closer. For some people, however, food is a dangerous...
  7. Well-being

    Eating disorders and dating: Do you tell or keep it secret?

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    Dealing with an eating disorder can be anxiety-inducing enough, but what do you do when you are in a relationship? Revealing your...
  8. Well-being

    What is binge eating disorder?

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    We've all overeaten during the holidays or on a special occasion, but when binge eating starts to become a regular occurrence, it...
  9. Diet

    Orthorexia: Unhealthy consequences of eating too healthy

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    Orthorexia is a subclinical eating disorder characterized by an obsession of eating healthy. Even though you may think your...
  10. Diet

    Orthorexia: Is your healthy eating unhealthy?

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    A healthy diet is widely encouraged to combat obesity, ward off chronic and even deadly diseases, delay the aging process and help...
  11. K-12

    Eating disorders amp up with technology

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    The bounty of diet and exercise information at our fingertips gives endless options for living a healthy lifestyle, but for kids and...
  12. K-12

    Anorexia and bulimia: Illnesses or lifestyle choices?

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    While most of us view eating disorders as dangerous illnesses, some people are finding acceptance and even encouragement in online...
  13. Parenting

    Eating disorders on campus: Why you should talk to your teen

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    You discussed campus safety issues and concerns with your college student, but did you ever think to talk about healthy eating...
  14. Celebrity Gossip

    Lady Gaga admits to eating disorder

    Lady Gaga is telling everyone to forget about their insecurities and celebrate their bodies with a new campaign called "Body...
  15. Parenting

    Macromastia: Large breasts cause problems for teen girls

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    Macromastia (also called gigantomastia) is characterized by excessive growth of the breasts that occurs spontaneously during...
  16. Parenting

    Does ballet beget bulimics?

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    More than ever before, the focus in today’s pop culture is on body image. Who’s the skinniest? Who’s the heaviest? Who has the most...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: When girls feel fat

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    Whitney Ladd Post battled an eating disorder in college and later as a professional rower until she found help. Today, she’s...
  18. Living

    Why do we still feel fat after losing weight?

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    Yes, the mirror does lie! Sometimes we actually are "fat heads." That's when being fat is in our brains, not our bodies. No matter...
  19. K-12

    Young girls and healthy body image

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    As parents, it’s important we educate ourselves about the unhealthy messages the media sends to our daughters. Here's what we...
  20. Well-being

    Eating disorders, weight concerns common in women over the age of 50

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    When you hear about eating disorders, many of us tend to think of teens or young women being affected. However, research tells us...