“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 15th-21st, 2015.
NEWS:10 Foods That Will Ignite Your Energy
You’ve probably heard the term superfood—it’s often applied to things like brown rice, spinach, yogurt, tomatoes, and other healthy fare—but have you ever wondered what makes a food super? It’s about efficiency: Superfoods not only pack more nutritional punch per bite than other foods do, but they also have other properties that directly support the immune system, cut down on inflammation in the body, support mental health, and boost energy, stamina, and longevity. You can’t ask for much more than that from a single food! LEARN MORE
NEWS: 4 Sugar Secrets We Learned During Anne Alexander’s Facebook Q&A
Are you addicted to sugar? Don’t feel ashamed, it’s a vice millions of people are trying to overcome. To help get you on the right track, we recently invited Sugar Smart Express author Anne Alexander to answer readers’ sugar questions on the Rodale News Facebook page. Here are some of our favorite tips she shared: LEARN MORE
NEWS: At Least 110 Canned Food Brands Refuse to Give Up BPA
Bisphenol A, or BPA, has been implicated in health problems ranging from breast cancer to heart attacks. Since food brands aren’t eager to disclose whether they use the chemical, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed 252 brands of canned food to find out which ones do and which don’t use BPA. LEARN MORE
NEWS: Why You Eat At Night And How to Stop
People often say that your metabolism slows down at night, or that everything you eat after a certain hour “turns to fat.” That’s wrong. The problem is that people who eat late eat more. LEARN MORE
NEWS: Why Severe Anorexia Is so Difficult to Treat
Anorexia is the most deadly of any mental illness. So, why is proper treatment so hard to get, especially for people with a severe form of the disease? LEARN MORE
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