Binge Eating

Gene associated with binge eating discovered

Researchers have identified a gene (<i>CYFIP2)</i> associated with binge eating.The post Gene associated with binge eating discovered appeared first on …

Health

Less Common Forms of Eating Disorders

<b>What about the “less common” types of eating disorder?</b><p>A guide to recognizing and managing them<p>In a recent post (HERE), I wrote about how parents can …

Eating

Routine Screening for Eating Disorders in Clinical Practice

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness, but frequently go undiagnosed because of societal misconceptions that …

Mental Health

What Are the Signs of Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating is often something we have done at one time or another. Perhaps at a celebration or a birthday, we have continued to eat just for the …

Wellness

Table 1, DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for binge-eating disorder - Management and Outcomes of Binge-Eating Disorder

Criteria Set<p>Specific Definitions for Each Criterion<p>Criterion 1<p>Recurrent episodes of binge eating. An episode of binge eating is characterized by both …

Wellness

These 16 Psychological Disorders Are So Common, You Might Be Living With One Without Realizing It

Recent years have been successful in removing the stigma around mental disorders. They are not rare and they don't necessarily mean …

Mental Health

Eating Disorders and Depression

According to a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1995), 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for …

Depression

Does Your Patient Have Binge Eating Disorder?

Have you ever had a patient say to you “I am addicted to sugar” or “I am a food addict” or “I am an emotional eater”?If so, this comment should be an …

Mental Health

Drunkorexia: Why so many young women are skipping meals to save calories for alcohol

Young women are skipping meals and dramatically reducing their calorie intake from food in order to save calories for alcohol.<p>This behaviour is …

Weight Loss

People are not impressed with New Look’s juicing themed night shirt

Another day, another brand getting called out.<p>In the midst of insensitive Halloween costumes and bizarre customer relations from a fitness class, New …

Fashion Industry

Food addiction: Symptoms and management

Food addiction refers to when the need to eat becomes compulsive or uncontrollable. This compulsive behavior may be in response to an emotion, such …

Medicine

Just one day of overeating can affect your blood sugar control

According to new research<p>If you're someone who is a religiously healthy eater in the week but falls off the wagon a little at the weekend, we can …

Diabetes

Addicted To Food: What It's Like To Live With Binge Eating Disorder

I remember sitting at the kitchen table and looking down at my astronomy book, attempting to ignore the dozens of sweets laid out in front of me.<p>My …

Just one day of binge eating can screw with your body

You eat healthily all week.<p>Monday to Friday, you’re chomping on Buddha bowls and complex carbs like no tomorrow. You’re down the gym after work every …

Eating

This Is Us Shows Why You Should Never Assume You Know What An Eating Disorder Looks Like

On last night's episode of <i>This Is Us</i>, Kate goes to an Overeater's Anonymous (OA) meeting. During the meeting, a slender woman clad in head-to-toe …

Mental Health

Uncovering the brain biology of eating disorders

Share selection to:<p>Why are some people vulnerable to eating disorders and others not?<p>There is emerging evidence it may in a part reflect brain …

Mental Health

It’s seriously hard to seek help for an eating disorder when you’re not underweight

opinion<p>By<p><b>It’s a common misconception that suffering with an eating disorder means you look skeletal, gaunt, and grey. But that’s not always the …

Mental Health

ADHD and Eating Disorders: What You Should Know

There are several coexisting, or comorbid, conditions associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – anxiety and depression among them. …

ADHD

4 Healthy Alternatives to the Mono Diet

There's a dangerous diet trend that has gained popularity. It's called the mono diet and it has become one of the most heavily searched diets on the …

Weight Loss

Why That Diet Didn't Work for You

During your workout you saw a fellow gym-goer for the first time in several weeks. You hear her telling another member about her recent weight loss. …

Weight Loss

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders

Why CBT Is Usually Suggested as Part of Treatment<p>Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach that involves a variety of …

Mental Health

Here’s What Just One Day of Binge Eating Does to Your Body

RELATED: Lose the pounds, feel great, and run your fastest with <i>Run to Lose</i> from <i>Runner’s World</i>.<p>The results? One day of high-fat bingeing decreased their whole-body insulin sensitivity by 28 percent. Insulin sensitivity refers to how sensitively your body reacts to insulin, a hormone that allows your …

Diabetes

The impact on your body of just ONE day of binge eating is actually quite scary

As somebody who, if I'm being completely honest, definitely ate a large pizza and then a curry on Sunday while extremely hungover, I am now quite concerned for the welfare of my body.<p>Because what I have described above is 100% binge eating, and new research into the impact of just <i>one day</i> of binge …

Weight Loss

Here's What Just One Day Of Binge Eating Does To Your Body

Are you putting your health at risk?<p>If you eat healthy six days out of the week, you’re allowed to go crazy on the seventh, right? Not exactly: Just one day of binge eating on high fat food can mess with your body, a new study in the journal <i>Nutrients</i> suggests.<p>In the study, researchers recruited 15 …

Diabetes

Here's What Just One Day Of Binge Eating Does To Your Body | Women's Health

The results? One day of high-fat bingeing decreased their whole-body insulin sensitivity by 28 percent. Insulin sensitivity refers to how sensitively your body reacts to insulin, a hormone that allows your cells to absorb blood sugar from the blood and use it for energy.<p>(Learn how bone broth can …

Weight Loss

Binge Eaters Benefit From Therapy, Not Diets

Maybe failed dieters need therapy for overeating, not food restriction, argues Claire Zulkey in the <i>Atlantic</i>. She describes the cycle that many …

McDonald's

Ultra Rare Gene Mutations Implicated in Eating Disorders

<i>Summary: Researchers report ultra rare damaging genetic variants contribute to the risk of developing eating disorders.</i><p>Source: University of</b> …

Neuroscience

What Factors are Found in Both Binge Eating and Bipolar Disorders?

Eating disorders combined with bipolar disorder are common. Up to 26% of people with eating disorders also have bipolar disorder. These eating …

Mental Health

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: Dinner is your enemy, vegetarians suffer from depression, and vitamin B supplements cause cancer

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.<p>Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up …

Vitamin B6

Consistent weight loss is better for long-term success, suggests new study

Image: Tsuji/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews<p>New research in the United States has found that when it comes to losing weight, shedding the pounds …

Weight Loss