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5 Facts about Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder (BED) is one of the most common eating disorders and one that has taken the longest to be formally represented amongst the community. In fact, it wasn’t listed in the DSM-5 until 2013, despite millions of people who suffer from BED. Binge eating disorder is defined as consuming large amounts of food […] Read more…

Eating Disorders and Pregnancy

About 7 million American women have an eating disorder, and most of these women are in their peak childbearing years. Eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder, most commonly present in the years between adolescence and age 40, and disproportionately affect women. A psychiatrist who treats eating disorders, must, therefore be […] Read more…

Can Treating Depression Help You Lose Weight?

Recent studies have shown a clear link between obesity and depression. In this post, I’m going to focus on a few key questions: ­ What is the link between obesity and depression? ­ Does one condition cause the other? ­ Can treating depression help with weight loss? And vice­-versa? What is the link between obesity […] Read more…

Are You an Emotional Eater?

Food is everywhere we look; on television, the internet, billboard signs, magazines, you name it. We need food to survive but are you using food properly? The primary functions of food are to provide nourishment and fuel our bodies. Are you eating to provide your body with nourishment or for another reason? What is Emotional […] Read more…

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5 Tips For Celebrating the Holidays While Coping with an Eating Disorder

The holidays are full of food, family, and friends. If you’re coping with an eating disorder, the holidays may not be your favorite time of the year. Not to worry! You can stay the course of your recovery and enjoy the holidays, too. Here are 5 tips to help! Eat Regularly Create a pattern by […] Read more…