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One difficulty with mental health, and perhaps especially dieting, obesity, and eating disorders, is that much of our conventional wisdom is inaccurate.

For example, nearly everyone knows that diet and exercise are essential for weight loss, right?

What most don't know is ...continue reading


Have you ever skipped a meal so you can drink alcohol without putting on weight?

You may have drunkorexia, a popular term for the combination of excessive drinking and anorexic behaviors.­ Drunkorexia is linked to body image concerns. That’s why it is particularly common among weight-conscious young women, but muscle-conscious men can have it, too. People who have drunkorexia are very aware of the caloric values of food, drink and exercise, and will do whatever it takes to be able to drink the alcohol. ...continue reading