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 [...]
by Alisa Morrison - Alumni Coordinator on Oct 15, 2013
by Alisa Morrison - Alumni Coordinator on Oct 12, 2013
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 [...]
by Rader Programs on Jan 11, 2012
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 [...]
by Rader Programs on Jun 29, 2011
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 Bridget Loves on Dec 31, 2010
Do you watch Ruby on the Style Network (sister of E)? I have watched this show for years. I love Ruby. She is outgoing, funny, quirky and has a lot of funny friends. But more so it is interesting watching her story unfold. Ruby was once over 700 pounds and she lost a lot of the weight without surgery. However, the struggle to lose the rest has warranted this TV show.