“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 September 29tb-October 5th, 2014!”
5 Vices Every Woman Should Have
I’ve lived a lot of my life as a “should-er”…Heck, I even wrote a book advocating these “should’s.” But I’m noticing something as I work with more and more women. These “should’s,” which have a place in our lives, can become rigid and–worse–they can disconnect us from our intuitive instinctual natures. When we become too disciplined with our spiritual and wellness regimes, we end up stuffing the very source of our true power: our feminine intuition. LEARN MORE
Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied To Obesity
Despite major gains in fighting Hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis. LEARN MORE
Latinas and Eating Disorders
About 10% of Americans struggle with eating disorders. But among Latinos, this disease often goes underreported and undiagnosed. And some evidence suggest that Latinos might be more susceptible. LEARN MORE
For Boys With Eating Disorders, Finding Treatment Can Be Hard
Last year, Kathy Noyes began to notice that her 12-year old son, Jonathan, was eating more than usual. She caught him eating late at night. She found empty peanut butter jars and chip and cookie bags stashed around the house. LEARN MORE
Should I Refrigerate My Peanut Butter (Or Any Nut Butter)?
Peanut, almond, and cashew butters are not only tasty, they are good source of healthy unsaturated fats. These fats are susceptible to rancidity as a result of oxidation, and that’s why manufacturers recommend refrigeration. 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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