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Food addiction

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Emotional Background in Anorexia - Personal Experience

Anorexia, a relatively well-known disorder, has a very complex emotional background. It would be very interesting, although rather challenging, to follow different typ

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Anxiety in Eating Disorders

The most common anxiety diagnoses observed in patients with eating disorders are obsessive compulsive disorder and social phobia. It is well

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What is Pica?

Pica usually coexists with conditions that include impaired functioning, such as intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder or schizophrenia.

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Emotions in Eating Disorders

The feeling of guilt following stressful events could be connected with tendencies to control things, or even self-harm.

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Food Choice and Personality

Sensation seekers eat more spicy food, whereas friendly people more often prefer sweet tastes. In modern society there are plenty of differen

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Healthy Eating or Orthorexia?

Orthorexia usually leads to social isolation or even physical harm. In modern society there’s ongoing “trend” related to healthy living. It o

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Emergence of Hunger - Theories

These two theories are considered complementary, but are not mutually exclusive. It’s believed that the glucostatic theory explains the beginning and end of a meal, or

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Economic Consequences of Obesity

In the United States, obesity costs are around $150 billion dollars per year. Nationwide productivity costs are estimated to be between $3

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Why Diets aren't Effective?

Overall, it can be said that there is strong evidence to suggest that dieting is not an effective long-term weight loss strategy

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The Digestive System, Metabolism and Weight

Therefore, obesity is the result of long term energy imbalances, wherein daily energy intake exceeds daily energy expenditure