Tag Archives: eating

Let’s Talk about Eating Disorders

The way we talk about eating disorders matters. Here are some facts you can use to help shape the conversation around eating disorders. “Eating disorders are a medical illness.” Genetic and environmental factors can influence eating disorders. An eating disorder is not a trend or a choice. “Eating disorders are serious and can be fatal.”… Read More »

Eating More Vegetables Will Not Cure Prostate Cancer: Study

Green Leafy Vegetables (Photo Credits: Pixabay) New York, January 15: Patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, researchers have found. Previous studies suggest that foods with high carotenoids have antioxidant properties, which can protect men from… Read More »

Sustainable Food Guide: Tips for Eating Sustainably + Top Food Choices

We’ve all heard the term “sustainable food” thrown around at one point or another. But do you know what it actually means to eat sustainably? Although the concept of sustainability dates back several centuries, it has recently entered the limelight as social movements and organizations like Farm-to-Table and Slow Food USA continue to gain traction.… Read More »

Teen boys’ eating disorders may focus on muscle gain, not weight loss

(Reuters Health) — Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what’s typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn. What many parents and pediatricians consider classic symptoms of adolescent eating disorders, like calorie… Read More »