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Posts Tagged ‘religiosity and eating disorders’

By On April 19th, 2017

Study Disputes Link Between Religious Fasting and Eating Disorders

Fasting for religious reasons is an age-old practice. However, it has recently received some criticism suggesting it could be contributing to dangerous eating disorders or unsafe eating behaviors. To determine whether these criticisms had merit, a team of researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland worked to conduct what is believed to be the first…

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