So much to discuss this week in Eating Disorder News – Yoplait launches a commercial that has sparked a lot of controversy in claims that it promotes eating disorders, watch the video here and decide for yourself. Housewife of Orange County Alexis Ballino talks about her lifelong struggle with Anorexia and Bulimia. Weightloss Surgery for Teens on the rise. Find out the latest statistics on teens receiving Lapband and other bariatric surgery procedures.
by Rader Programs on Jun 29, 2011
by Dr. Jonathan Rader on Apr 26, 2011
Americans spend nearly 60 billion dollars a year supporting the private weight-loss industry in the pursuit of elusive physical perfection. As we all know, most diets invariably fail and those endeavoring to achieve the trimmer, leaner, ready-for-the-beach body are inevitably frustrated and disappointed.
by Bridget Loves on Jan 07, 2011
Juicing is a very popular concept available in Southern California. All of my friends are constantly stopping at Juice Bars in Santa Monica, Venice and beyond in search of a good juice (and often times a shot of wheat grass). I have to admit I never got into this movement. I prefer a latte over a green drink that smells funny any day of the week.
by Bridget Loves on Dec 28, 2010
The holiday season is here and many of us are enjoying a vacation and time with family and friends. While watching television over the weekend I noticed that the numbers of weight loss, diet, cleanse, surgery commercials are up. Way up! In fact while watching football more than half the commercials were related to shedding those unwanted pounds.
by Emily DeGemmis on Jul 01, 2010
In this featured segment, reporter Kim Fischer described and detailed a supposed “new fad” coined “shame-based dieting” in which dieters are purportedly keeping running records and/or posting pictures of what they eat on social networking sites, like Facebook and Twitter.