“As an Eating Disorder Professional, I know that many of my clients that are in treatment for Anorexia, Bulimia, Bulimarexia, Binge Eating Disorder or Obesity are overwhelmed by all the information in the news about our health. In hopes of relieving some of the stress this can inflict on both my patients and readers, I’ve highlighted some of the weekly health news that was of particular interest to all of us at The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity. From my eating disorder and obesity treatment center in Cincinnati, here is your weekly news update for the week of June 9-15 2013!”
Crash diet tied to increased gallstone risk – People who go on an extremely low calorie diet are more likely to develop gallstones than people on a moderately low calorie diet, according to a new study. Learn more.
6 top inflammatory foods to avoid – Chronic inflammation has been linked to many illnesses, so skipping these foods may improve your health. Learn more.
Congrats Connecticut! First State to Pass GMO Labeling Law – What’s remarkable about the labeling law, passed earlier this week, is that it was a bipartisan landslide victory (34-0). Learn more.
China destroys multiple shipments of GM corn from US – Several large shipments of genetically-modified (GM) corn and corn seeds originating from the U.S. have been destroyed by the Chinese government after being discovered by import officials at numerous locations across the country. Learn more.
Extra virgin olive oil prevents abnormal brain tangle formation to prevent Alzheimer’s disease – Extra virgin olive oil, the essential fat used as a base fat in the healthy Mediterranean diet has been associated with cardiovascular and brain health in prior research studies, yet the actual functional mechanisms have been largely misunderstood. A team of researchers explain how consumption of Extra virgin olive oil helps reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more.
The New Meat Label that Could Save Your Life – Keep your eyes peeled for beef with this new label to keep E. coli out of your kitchen. Learn more.
Were there any news articles that you saw this week that really grabbed your attention? Leave a comment with a link. If the article helped you, it will likely help some of my other readers!
Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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