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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...

People-Pleasers More Likely To Overeat
2012-02-02 13:33:22

A recent U.S.-based study indicates that people who aim to please others are also more likely to overeat at parties or social gatherings. On account of an acute sensitivity to the feelings of others, the report found that these people tend to eat, and eat not because they´re hungry but because they believe it will put others at ease. As the study´s lead author Julie Exline, a psychologist at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, explained: “They don´t...

2012-02-01 11:11:04

If you are a people-pleaser who strives to keep your social relationships smooth and comfortable, you might find yourself overeating in certain social situations like Super Bowl watch parties. A new study from Case Western Reserve University found that, hungry or not, some people eat in an attempt to keep others comfortable. "They don't want to rock the boat or upset the sense of social harmony," says Julie Exline, a Case Western Reserve psychologist and lead author of the study....

2011-12-14 08:00:00

The Health Sciences Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in Health. The most recently featured articles deal with binge eating and depression in younger women and the effects of noise emission from wind farms on human health. (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 The Health Sciences Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in the basic and applied life and earth sciences including biology, agriculture, forestry, the...

2011-12-08 21:45:32

Overeating, whether in children or adults, often takes place even in the absence of hunger, resulting in weight gain and obesity. Current methods to treat such overeating in youth focus on therapies that restrict what kids may eat, requiring them to track their food intake and engage in intensive exercise. But for most children, such behavioral therapy techniques don't work long term, according to Kerri Boutelle, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of...

2011-11-18 08:00:00

Thanksgiving tends to really pack on the pounds, while also leading to a slide in eating and exercising habits that persists all the way to New Years. Craig Kastning, a Chicago personal trainer with Chi Towns Boot Camps, recommends several ways to battle the bulge this time of year. He also is offering new clients a weekâs worth of boot camp sessions, in addition to a customized nutrition plan, grocery shopping list, and fitness assessment for just $1. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB)...

2011-11-17 03:25:25

Ditching the diet for Thanksgiving? Turkey with all the fixings isn't the only temptation causing would-be dieters to miss their goals, according to a new Cornell University review article that finds powerful environmental cues are subconsciously bending willpower every day. "We're slaves to our environment," said David Levitsky, professor of nutritional sciences and of psychology at Cornell, who co-authored the article with graduate student Carly Pacanowski. The article, "Free Will and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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