Eating DisordersInfo Center
Candy and Cookies and Chips, So What?
Parents and policymakers worried about the junk food offerings at schools may be focusing their anger in the wrong direction, according to a new study.
Praise Away Child Obesity
Baffled by how to best help your obese child? The key may be a positive treatment program filled with plenty of praise and parental involvement.
Social Dynamics in the Home Matter
Although it may seem unnatural to discuss family issues to fix individual disorders, this practice recently helped patients recovering from anorexia nervosa.
Calories For Fat, Protein For Lean Mass
Eating too much - but not enough protein - might mean you'll weigh less than heavy protein eaters, but you'll likely be carrying around a higher percentage of fat.
Many shudder at the thought of gathering body measurements, especially weight. Yet researchers have found that BMI collections may provide the best foundation to calculate progress in anorexia and bulimia.
It Takes a Team to Fight Anorexia
Weight gain and anorexia naturally find their conflicts, and a current study challenges the effectiveness of current methods.
Eating disorders may not be a current topic of dinner conversation, yet research suggests that conversation helps heal this potentially-fatal issue.
Bringing About Order
Living in the twenty-first century, people hold a wide-variety of responsibilities and stressors, making it increasingly difficult to focus on a fitness regime or balancing a diet.
Walk for Change
Few people would question that eating disorders are prevalent, but how many understand them? With the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receiving treatment, statistics don't look good.
Are You a Pica Eater?
Eating disorders are more common than many might think. Recent statistics show that one in particular is on the rise.