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It Takes a Team to Fight Anorexia
Weight gain and anorexia naturally find their conflicts, and a current study challenges the effectiveness of current methods.
Voicing Concerns
Eating disorders may not be a current topic of dinner conversation, yet research suggests that conversation helps heal this potentially-fatal issue.
Bringing About Order
Living in the twenty-first century, people hold a wide-variety of responsibilities and stressors, making it increasingly difficult to focus on a fitness regime or balancing a diet.
Walk for Change
Few people would question that eating disorders are prevalent, but how many understand them? With the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receiving treatment, statistics don't look good. 
Are You a Pica Eater?
Eating disorders are more common than many might think. Recent statistics show that one in particular is on the rise.
College Leads to Bigger Waist Lines
The change from high school to college can be exciting but stressful. The stress can be too much for some women and even men. This along with other factors can lead to an eating disorder.
Planet Health Helps Prevent Eating Disorders
Prevention methods for the obesity epidemic are well underway. But, sometimes these techniques can be too forward and have negative side effects like children developing eating disorders.
Happy Comfort Food
What do you do when you’re in the dumps? Some turn to buckets of ice cream for comfort. It just seems to take all troubles away. Maybe it really does!
Genes Just Don't Fit?
Have you or a loved one tried to recover from an eating disorder, but can't? There may be another reason that's preventing your progress that has nothing to do with will power.
Food and Drug Addictions are Very Similar
Ever wonder why you can’t stop yourself from indulging in food? You might have a food addiction. There has never been a way of diagnosing or even treating food dependence — until recently.