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2014-10-01 16:27:31

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For those in recovery from eating disorders such as compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, the holiday season can be a difficult time. During this joyous time of year food often becomes the center of various celebrations, and at the end of the evening we are left asking ourselves "Why did I eat so much?" Those dealing with eating disorders sometimes approach the holidays as an all or nothing proposition by...

Eating Is Addictive: Study
2014-09-11 03:53:37

University of Edinburgh People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests. An international team of scientists has found no strong evidence for people being addicted to the chemical substances in certain foods. The brain does not respond to nutrients in the same way as it does to addictive drugs such as heroin or cocaine, the researchers say. Instead, people can develop a psychological...

Training Your Brain To Prefer Foods That Are Healthier
2014-09-03 03:38:18

Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus Boston researchers see benefit from behavioral weight loss program designed to curb food addiction It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital. Published online today in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes,...

2014-08-22 23:03:57

Dr. Susan Albers, a psychologist and author of Eating Mindfully, is hosting a unique, new, no-cost online conference August 25th-29th, 2014 that will bring information about mood and food right to a participant's email inbox. Sign up on http://www.mindfuleatingsummit.com. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A new, online conference is coming August 25th-29th, 2014 about unraveling the mood-food connection. The summit is no-cost and open to everyone. Over 20 top experts will be...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...

2014-06-10 13:18:19

The Kavli Foundation Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists say, they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes. A group of addiction...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...

2014-02-21 23:23:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System, a portion control weight loss system. The SlimPlate System was recently created to help many struggling with their weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 “In my primary care practice, I see my patients every three months and they are increasing their weight every visit. In an average, currently, the way we eat in United States is putting us to gain about 13- 26 pounds every year,” said Dr. Nwe, “The main reason is...

2014-02-20 16:25:49

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overeaters Anonymous is saddened to announce the recent passing of beloved founder, Rozanne S., at the age of 84. Rozanne was a visionary whose compassion for and understanding of the emotional and physical challenges faced by compulsive eaters have touched people around the world for 54 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71336LOGO) Rozanne's journey to bring help and hope to those struggling with...

2014-01-30 16:26:16

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating disorders are serious, sometimes life-threatening illnesses that affect millions of men and women every year in the United States and throughout the world. These disorders are not a lifestyle choice and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, often coexist with other illnesses such as depression, substance abuse or anxiety disorders. Increasing awareness of the illness and providing support to individuals...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.