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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...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Birmingham Maple Clinic now offers treatment for eating disorders that addresses both the physical and mental needs of those who suffer from dangerous diseases like bulimia, chronic overeating and anorexia. Troy, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Birmingham Maple Clinic recently announced the launch of specialized treatments for eating disorders, including treatment for food addiction, bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Individuals looking for eating disorder treatment centers in Michigan can now...


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  • To talk saucily.
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