Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders and obesity’

By On August 23rd, 2016

New Guidelines Aim To Prevent Eating Disorders and Obesity At The Same Time

This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for “Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents” that suggest we are talking about eating disorders all wrong. According to the recommendations published in the September issue of Pediatrics, family and medical professionals should pay more attention to behaviors – like eating well and exercising…


By On May 20th, 2016

Do Eating Disorders Change The Way You Taste Food?

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, women with anorexia nervosa and those who are obese respond differently to taste than normal individuals. The novel findings could potentially lead to new treatments for eating disorders, according to the researchers from Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. “Taste is an important driver…

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