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Orthorexia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and the Raw Food Diet by Annet v. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:39pm This information comes from orthorexia.com and is written by Steven Bratman M.D. What is Orthorexia? It’s great to eat healthy food, and most of us could benefit by paying a little more attention to what we eat. However, some people have the opposite problem: they take the concept of healthy eating to such an extreme that ... Read on »
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa by Krystal Plonski Posted Sat 09 Jun 2012 12:27pm As I prepare for my upcoming preceptorship working with adolescents in the Seattle area, I am reminded to know an extensive amount about the various eating disorders, particularly Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is classified as “refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for tha ... Read on »
The New Biology of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Does Dieting Help People with Eating Disorders Fit into Their Genes? by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 10:04pm This presentation by Walter Kaye was filmed in March of 2001, before I was even diagnosed with my eating disorder, yet no one ever told me about it or mentioned it. It explains EDs so clearly and succinctly, without blame or psychobabble, that I am astounded no one bothered to let me know this great information. The New Biology of Anorexia an ... Read on »
Indicators of Recovery From Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa by RD 4 ED Posted Thu 31 May 2012 12:29am Despite what many people think, eating disorder recovery is much more than maintaining a healthy body weight. Instead, Dan W. Reiff, MPH, RD, describes recovery in his book, Eating Disorders, as the following: 1. Metabolic Rate. Increases to a genetically predetermined level. 2. Variety of foods. Expanded to meet necessary carb ... Read on »
Eating disorders (Anorexia Nervosa) by Noman Khan Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:04pm Eating disorders are a broad group of serious conditions in which you're so preoccupied with food and weight that you can often focus on little else. The main types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder, and there are also many subtypes. Most people with eating disorders are females, but ... Read on »
5 Myths About Anorexia Nervosa by Neelam Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 11:00pm Anorexia Nervosa is a serious eating disorder that is generally identified by the pathological fear of weight gain leading to extreme weight loss. Individuals who suffer from this disorder severely limit their consumption of food, to a point where it is impossible for them to maintain a safe and healthy body weight. In addition to this, suffere ... Read on »
Anorexia Nervosa - Creates, by superslim Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 8:09am Anorexia nervosa can be a life-threatening having condition that is definitely characterised by self-starvation and abnormal slimming. The problem is diagnosed each time a individual weighs a minimum of 15 percent considerably less than their usual human body body weight. Severe weightloss in people today with anorexia nervosa can cause dangerous ... Read on »
Some anorexia mythbusting by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Mar 2010 7:37pm I have to confess: I have a soft spot in my heart for the Discovery Channel show MythBusters . It's a great show to teach the otherwise uninterested about how to conduct a solid experiment, and there's lots of pyrotechnics--what's not to love? Besides that, the ever-nerdy biologist in me loves to poke holes in commonly held theories and ideas, wh ... Read on »
Middle class and starving to death in America – An Eating Disorder called Anorexia by David M. Posted Fri 25 May 2012 4:00am Anorexia is a killer   We know Anorexia Nervosa, Anorexia for short, is out there. This eating disorder can be a fatal disease. Most of us can name a famous celebrity or two who suffered and died as a result of Anorexia. But when someone we know, someone in our family develops Anorexia we are likely to look the other way until it is too lat ... Read on »
Sunday Smörgåsbord by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 Apr 2011 11:13pm It's once again time for your weekly Sunday Smorgasbord, where I trawl the web for the latest in ED-related news, research, and more, so you don't have to. Psychology of Food Cravings: What makes food cravings different than hunger? The role of specific mental imageries . Heightened fear of uncertainty in anorexia and bulimia nervosa . ... Read on »