Eating Disorders You Are Not Familiar With

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There are plenty of eating disorders you never heard of, and the fact is that they are not rare ones, but they are just neglected by the media.

Child and Teen Obesity

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Every year studies show that child and teen obesity is on the rise in the US. Nevertheless, 84% of parents think their children are of the right and healthy weight, but the studies show that over one third of children population in the US is having obesity problems. “Obesity is one of the biggest public […]

Signs, Effects & Causes of BULIMIA: Know and Knock The Eating Enemy Out of Your Teen’s Life

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Three Types of Bulimia Simple Bulimia Nervosa is an illness that occurs around the age of 18 in girls. It usually caused by a break in relationship with a boyfriend. The girls that suffer from this, tend to have been mildly under confident and unassertive but come from a broad range of normal family backgrounds. […]

Pressure from parents is not good

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Parents worried about their teen’s extra pounds should avoid using the “d word” — diet — because it ultimately backfires, new research shows. A University of Minnesota study found that overweight teens whose parents urged them to diet were far more likely to still be heavy five years later than hefty adolescents whose parents had […]

Fat obsessed children

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Just over a year ago, around the time of his ninth birthday, Zach Hewitt, a Surrey schoolboy, began doing a few exercises. The odd stomach crunch or bicep curl – nothing too extreme. Then one day he looked in the mirror and decided that he had to do much, much more: he had to get […]

Fat teens have poor quality of life

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Teens who think they’re fat but are actually of normal weight have a lower quality of life than those who are obese but believe they’re of normal weight, new research suggests. A German study of 7,000 teens between 11 and 17 years old found that 55 per cent of girls and just under 36 per […]

How many teens are affected?

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We may be bombarded with statistics concerning childhood obesity, but the number of children suffering from eating disorders is also on the rise. According to government figures, the number of cases of children being admitted to hospital with eating disorders such as anorexia has increased by more than a third over the last 10 years, […]

Types of eating disorder

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Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa are the two most popular types of eating disorder, but there are others, which while not common still exist and are rapidly spreading. Types of eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa The name comes from two Latin words that mean nervous inability to eat. In females who have begun to menstruate, anorexia […]