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What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Brain

What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Brain | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The damage added sugar does to our bodies begins in our brains

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Do women with bulimia have both an eating disorder and a weight disorder?

Do women with bulimia have both an eating disorder and a weight disorder? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Researchers at Drexel University have found that a majority of women with bulimia nervosa reach their highest-ever body weight after developing their eating disorder, despite the fact that the development of the illness is characterized by...
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People-Pleasers Feel Pressure To Eat When They Believe It Will Help Another Person Feel More Comfortable

People-Pleasers Feel Pressure To Eat When They Believe It Will Help Another Person Feel More Comfortable | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
If you are a people-pleaser who strives to keep your social relationships smooth and comfortable, you might find yourself overeating in certain social situations like Super Bowl watch parties.
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A History of Eating Disorders | Psychology Today

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Though anorexia nervosa was rare until the second half of the 20th century, it certainly existed beforehand. The first descriptions of anorexia nervosa in the Western world date from the 12th and 13th centuries, most famously Saint Catherine of Siena, who denied herself food as part of a spiritual denial of self.

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'Drunkorexia:' A recipe for disaster

It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. A new study from the University of Missouri shows that when college students combine these two unhealthy habits, their long-term health may be affected. "Drunkorexia" is a new term coined by the media to describe the combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol consumption.

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Aging and Anorexia: Silent Crisis of Eating Disorders in Older Women?

Aging and Anorexia: Silent Crisis of Eating Disorders in Older Women? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Are older women silently starving themselves?

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Jaimee's curator insight, February 27, 9:23 AM

People are always focusing on the younger women instead of also acknowledging that older women can still think their body image is horrible and i would imagine that it is worse. Due to what negative effect occur as you age.

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Women Copy Each Others' Eating Patterns

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When two women are eating together, one is more likely to put food in her mouth when the other one is doing so too - while one's food-filled fork is coming towards her mouth, the other one is more likely to do the same within five seconds

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Dish Color Affects Serving Size

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f plate area can change serving size, could we also trick ourselves into eating less by changing the color of those dishes?

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The psychiatry of vegetarianism

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A fascinating but unfortunately locked review article on the psychology of vegetarianism has this paragraph on how avoiding the pleasures of cooked flesh has been seen as a mental illness in times past...

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