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Beating Binge Eating

Do you eat only when you’re physically hungry, or do your emotions drive your appetite to the point of binge eating?

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Female Athletes Face Special Challenges

The health benefits of exercise for young women can be huge, but participation in sport has potential potholes for female athletes.

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Stress Behind Bingeing

Prolonged stress may trigger pleasure-seeking behaviour including a compulsion to consume comfort foods.

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Emotional Eating

Often called ‘non-hungry eating', emotional eating deals with the undeniable fact that food is about much more than simple nutrition and satisfying hunger.

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Warning Signs For Eating Disorders

While research has suggested eating disorders may be caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain, a Spanish study has shown parents can play a part in reducing the risk of these illnesses occurring.

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Keep Watch For Orthorexia Nervosa

Too fussy about what you eat? Taking ‘healthy eating' a little too far? Orthorexia nervosa describes an obsession where eating only healthy foods is pushed to dangerous and unhealthy extremes.

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Keep Watch For Fat Phobia

While anorexia and bulimia are the most well known eating disorders, other conditions can involve distorted body image, food obsessions and, ultimately, compromised health. Fat phobia is one of these.

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Keep Watch For Bulimia Nervosa

What is bulimia nervosa? And what warning signs should you be alert for?

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Keep Watch For Anorexia Nervosa

Recognition of the symptoms of eating disorders is a vital first step to helping those struggling with these diseases.

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