Tag Archives: obesity

Too Young for Eating Disorders Treatment!

I am so disgusted with this article.  A 2-year-old went under the knife, no not for a birth defect, not for a random fluke that popped up, nope because he is obese, excuse me morbidly obese. He was born a healthy 6 pounds 6 ounces, yet at 14 months he weighed 46 pounds. By 2 [...]

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Overweight Anorexia?

Obese and Anorexic? No this is not a new TV show this is a real thing. If eating disorders didn’t already keep us on our toes here is a new issue to add to the mix. I am talking about obese teenagers specifically, they are encouraged to lose weight, and lose weight, often times the [...]

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Endangered Orangutans Could Provide Insight into Obesity and Eating Disorders

You’ve probably heard more than once how similar humans are to primates, but a recent study of Indonesian orangutans conducted by an evolutionary anthropologist at Rutgers University has linked humans and primates in areas other than genetics. Studying the areas of obesity and eating disorders, Erin Vogel saw similarities in the orangutans’ survival tactics during [...]

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ED News Weekly – Controversial Commercials, Weightloss Surgery for Teens & Bulimic Housewives

ED News Weekly – Controversial Commercials, Weightloss Surgery for Teens & Bulimic Housewives

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.

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