“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 December 29 2013-January 5 2014!”
Anorexia May Be Tied to Abnormal Cholesterol Processing – A new study suggests that anorexia nervosa could be caused, in part, by a disruption in the normal processing of cholesterol, which may disrupt mood and eating behavior. Learn More.
8 Unexpected Habits of Happy People – From getting dirty to smelling flowers, research backs up the benefits of these quirky habits. Learn More.
Whole Foods to Phase Out Chobani Greek Yogurt to Make Room for Non-GMO Options – Whole Foods Market announced earlier this year that they would require all foods sold in their stores with genetically modified ingredients to be properly labeled as such by 2018. But now, new reports indicate that, instead, they may begin phasing out GMO foods to make room for organic, non-GMO products. Learn More.
This is Your Brain on Gluten – The idea that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD has now reached millions of people. It is the basis of a number-one bestseller written by a respected physician. What is it worth? Learn More.
Children Can’t Understand Their Own Eating Disorders – A study published in the January issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders, indicates that different symptoms should be looked at when diagnosing children under twelve with eating disorders. 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!
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