Latest Overeating Stories

2012-06-25 21:04:21

Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity. Presentation of the results will take place Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Doing brain surgery for obesity treatment is a controversial idea," said the study's presenting author, Casey Halpern, MD, a fifth-year neurosurgery resident physician at...

Ghrelin Can Cause Some People To Reward Themselves With Even More Food
2012-05-07 12:21:05

Ever notice how celebration and overeating often go hand-in hand? Americans celebrate holidays with formidable feasts and punctuate  promotions and other happy news with plenty to eat; The proverbial fatted calf, if you will. Now, research shows our minds could be hard-wired to chemically reward ourselves with delicious food, no matter how full we feel. An Italian team of researchers conducted the very small study on what is called “hedonic hunger.” According to MSN,...

2012-02-17 12:00:00

2012 BED conference- Philadelphia: "Revolution Ahead: Illuminating the Path to Freedom from BED, Emotional Overeating, & Weight Stigma." 3 days of workshops, networking and education for clinicians, families and individuals. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) will hold its third annual conference in Philadelphia, PA, March 2-4, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency at Penn´s Landing. Eating disorder experts will present on a variety of...

2012-02-13 11:00:00

Mismanaging Food and Health? During February, issues about weight-management, bulimia, anorexia and over-eating become a national concern. In order to help obese children and adults or unhealthy, starving teens, Dr. Carol Francis presents Psychotherapist Heather Loeb to discuss relief offered for these eating disorders. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Helpful interview for those with eating concerns now available. Heather Loeb, MFC Therapist, specializes in different counseling...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.