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Emotional Eating FAQS for Health Providers

What is emotional eating and how does it differ from binge eating disorder? Emotional eating is a general term for a type of disordered eating that’s characterized by obsessive thinking about food and unwanted, compulsive eating. The behavior is often a response to psychological stressors, especially those related to dietary control. Binge eating disorder (BED) …

Emotional Eating FAQS for Health Providers

New medical advances marking the end of a long reign for ‘diet wizards’

For many years, the long-term success rates for those who attempt to lose excess body weight have hovered around 5-10 percent. In what other disease condition would we accept these numbers and continue on with the same approach? How does this situation sustain itself? It goes on because the diet industry has generated marketing fodder that obscures scientific …

New medical advances marking the end of a long reign for ‘diet wizards’

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