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2011-09-26 13:10:00

The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) announced today that it will launch its first annual National Weight Stigma Awareness Week, September 26-30, 2011. Severna Park, Maryland (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) announced today that it will launch its first annual National Weight Stigma Awareness Week, September 26-30, 2011. The objectives of this event are to build awareness of what weight stigma is, the harmful effects weight stigma can have on...

2011-08-02 00:00:04

Dieticians offer up ways to maintain a healthy perspective and lifestyle during warmer months. (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Medical experts at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders, one of the nation's top treatment centers, know summer months and the activities associated with the season are known to spark a negative body image. Both men and women's anxiety skyrocket in warmer months when people are surrounded by outdoor activities such as pool parties, beach vacations and outdoor barbeques....

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2011-07-18 14:15:56

Almost a quarter of men and women in England and over a third of adults in America are obese. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes and heart disease and can significantly shorten a person's life expectancy. New research published by BioMed Central's open access journal International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity shows that improving body image can enhance the effectiveness of weight loss programs based on diet and exercise. Researchers from the Technical University...

2011-06-24 22:54:51

According to new study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association Adolescents who diet and develop disordered eating behaviors (unhealthy and extreme weight control behaviors and binge eating) carry these unhealthy practices into young adulthood and beyond, according to a study conducted by University of Minnesota researchers and published in the July 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. "The findings from the current study argue for early and ongoing...

2011-06-16 13:03:04

Study of nearly 16,000 schoolchildren showed that 10 percent of girls and 16 percent of boys made themselves vomit Children as young as ten are making themselves vomit in order to lose weight and the problem is more common in boys than girls, according to a study of nearly 16,000 school pupils published online early, ahead of print publication, by the Journal of Clinical Nursing. The findings have prompted researchers to issue a warning that self-induced vomiting is an early sign that...

2011-06-07 14:07:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recovery from an eating disorder is a long and lengthy battle, and one that must be accomplished one step at a time. And on June 25, supporters and advocates will gather at 10:30 a.m. in Lincoln Park for the inaugural one-mile Chicago NEDA Walk, sponsored by Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center. The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) is bringing together the Chicago community to increase eating disorder awareness and raise funds to...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

SEATTLE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emily Program, which has provided personalized eating disorder treatment for more than 4,500 individuals, is officially launching its Seattle office April 21, 2011 to address an unmet need in the community. It is estimated there are more than a quarter of a million people - more than the population of Spokane - in Washington are currently in need of treatment for an eating disorder, more than 180,000 adults and 70,000 adolescents. Studies show...

2011-03-10 11:33:00

CHICAGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A government study has found that more than half a million teens have had an eating disorder, most commonly in the form of binge eating disorder and bulimia, and that most of the time these go untreated. How can we change this downward trend before it gets more out of control? Kimberly Dennis, M.D., medical director at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, says it's critical for parents to talk to their kids about eating disorders as early...


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  • To talk saucily.
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