Don’t give up on beating binge eating disorder

So often we procrastinate. ?Many of us go through our whole lives procrastinating, especially in the times it matters most. ?Many people have the goal that they want to beat binge eating disorder, but sadly, you can find procrastination lingering here too. ?It arouses fear in us and that fear drives any motivation we might…

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Does your eating disorder have a name?

When I read this piece in the New York Times today about a new category of eating disorder not encapsulated by traditional definitions of anorexia and bulimia, it reminded me of the classes I taught on body image when I was an adjunct professor at two colleges in Oregon. After making my way through many…

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Your Healthy Eating Questions Answered!

by Cristin Dillon Here are some questions for healthy eating answered by Dr. Cristin: Q: I am currently training for a few triathlons this summer (first one next weekend!) and I have had to up my daily calorie intake by about 300-500 calories/day. I am wondering if you had any trouble convincing your stomach/body to…

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Could Carrie Fisher be the Best Diet Spokesperson Ever?

by Piper Weiss She’s rich, respected and far more cynical than your average weight-loss spokesperson. At first, Carrie Fisher seemed a strange choice for diet company Jenny Craig. ?Their cast of characters are usually picked up on the way back from sitcom obscurity—grateful, rehabilitated and ready to write a tell-all book. Think Valerie Bertinelli or…

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Can you name 3 healthy habits you already have?

It’s pretty easy to get weighed down by the shoulds of eating and exercising, especially when you add in new studies and other people’s opinions that aren’t exactly positive.? What would it do for you to put all that aside for a few minutes to focus on the good stuff you are already doing, the…

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