Tag Archives: Obesity

scaleWhen binge eating disorder gained legitimacy as a full-fledged mental condition in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in May, many people in the eating disorders and obesity communities wondered: Will this inspire us to finally get along?

It was a good question, since historically, the two groups have been at odds. Unlike people with anorexia or bulimia, who tend to be excessively thin, many binge eaters are overweight or obese..
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Physical Stamina – The Key to a Long Life
Physical stamina is vital to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.  There is a saying, "you are what you eat," and while this is very true, taking the right type of exercise, as well as paying attention to your diet, will ensure that you remain physically and mentally active and keep your physical stamina at its maximum.
Obesity and the Effect on Physical Stamina
Obesity is one.
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family mealWe found this pretty fascinating! As if mom's didn't have enough to focus on already! Here's a study from WSU that indicates another way in which mother's have a strong impact on their children's habits and choices.  Mom's eating habits and dinner table behavior can influence your child's risk of obesity according to new research from Washington State University. "...moms who eat when they are already full and also show.
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe all know how important it is that our kids eat healthy, move every day, and start the day with a healthy breakfast to stay focused in school.  We also know, the seemingly millions of reasons that obesity is bad for children (and all of us).  We found an article regarding children, obesity and school performance and were astounded by what was revealed.  This article is from last summer, but WOW,.
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