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June 13, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Understanding Orthorexia Nervosa

“Orthorexia nervosa, literally meaning “proper appetite”, is a pathological fixation with healthy food that has aptly been described as “a disease disguised as a virtue”. Although not yet officially recognized as a psychiatric diagnosis, orthorexia is often associated with significant … Continue reading

December 2, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Eating Disorders: Just As Life-Threatening As Drug Addiction

Like serious drug addictions, eating disorders can be deadly. Studies show that 20 percent of people who struggle with anorexia will die from complications of their eating disorder condition, which also includes suicide and heart failure. Given these statistics, it … Continue reading

April 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Addressing Food Addiction From a Science-based Approach

Today, the US has 78 million obese adults, the highest number than any other country in the world. (With over four times the population of the US, even China doesn’t reach that number). Overall, it is reported that almost three-quarters … Continue reading

March 16, 2016
by Staff Writer
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No Clinical Diagnosis of Food Addiction?

The term “food addiction” is still being defined, as there are factors that are unclear when it comes to describing the characteristics of what qualifies as a food addiction. Of course, entertainment media and culture define food addiction in their … Continue reading

February 17, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Bulimia Nervosa: An Addictive Behavior With Negative Consequences

Bulimia Nervosa is an addictive behavior that is self-abusive in nature, and those who suffer from it have to fight hard to overcome this negative behavior. Bulimia nervosa has the distinctive characteristic of having a “binge-purge cycle,” though that is only … Continue reading

February 9, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Habits Can Be The Hardest Things to Break

Why are some unwanted behaviors difficult to stop, despite an individual’s strong desire to stop a destructive habit? Neuroscientists are trying to understand this mystery. Behaviors such as those associated to anorexia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and alcoholism and drug addiction are … Continue reading

February 4, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Self-Destructive Behaviors People Engage In

Self-destructive behavior comes in many forms. It can be in the form of an eating disorder, alcoholism, gambling, a cutting addiction, or having suicidal tendencies. The person may be fully aware of his/her self-destructive behavior, or not aware at all. One … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Book of the Month: Intuitive Eating (August 7, 2012)

Book of the Month: Intuitive Eating (August 7, 2012) – Evelyn Tribole , Elyse Resch Two expert nutritionists, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, published Intuitive Eating in 1995, which has maintained great popularity for 20 years. It is known today … Continue reading

November 17, 2015
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Overcoming Overeating with Healthy Foods & Exercise

No one can deny that eating your favorite foods, or just eating  when you’re extremely hungry, produces an extreme amount of pleasure. Whether it’s eating a hot plate of home-made food, or junk food, or just going out to a restaurant can … Continue reading

November 16, 2015
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Challenges in Food Addiction & Alcoholism

Though food addictions are very different from alcoholism in nature, there is a similarity in that both involve one of the most basic natural instincts a human can have: eating and drinking. This is unlike drug abuse or gambling, because … Continue reading

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