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Not Just Overeating- Binge Eating Disorder

My specialty is Binge Eating Disorder. Since February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month, I wanted to tell you a little more about it. When it comes to diagnosing BED, these are the DSM criteria: Recurrent episodes of binge eating. An episode of binge eating is characterized by both of the following: Eating, in a discrete period […]

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Take Your Food Power Back

It can seem as though food is in the driver seat. Binge eating makes us feel powerless and weak. We don’t even necessarily want to eat many times, but like a moth to the flame, we can’t seem to stop ourselves. Does this sound familiar? Now, compound that with the many diets you have probably […]

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The Last Binge

Binge eating is a complex animal. It feels like a friend until it becomes the enemy. When we are young with limited coping skills and even less power, food becomes a powerful escape. We escape the pain and emptiness of not having our needs met. As we grow up, the pathways formed in our brain […]

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Binge Eating and the Brain

Binge eating is far more complicated than it appears on the surface. It drives me crazy when clients tell me the people in their lives tell them to simply stop overeating. Well, gee, I guess they hadn’t thought of that before! Binge eating creates powerful connections in the brain and it isn’t as simple as […]

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Dieting is the Gateway to Binge Eating

Binge eating and dieting have a very adversarial relationship, but they are so intertwined. This occurs in two ways. Research has shown that childhood dieting is directly linked to binge eating behavior in adulthood. However, ANY food deprivation in childhood will create this behavior. When we are deprived of food in our formative years whether […]

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Free Binge Eating and Food Addiction Webinar

Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder. More people struggle with Binge Eating Disorder than Anorexia and Bulimia combined. Yet, most people are more likely to go on a diet than seek treatment for this very real issue. You aren’t lazy. Willpower won’t help you overcome this. February is eating disorder awareness month, […]

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5 Steps To Busting Binge Eating

If you struggle with binge eating, it can feel like an endless cycle. Here are 5 steps that will help you stop binge eating in its tracks….. Stop dieting. It is a well-established fact that dieting, particularly restrictive diets, set us up for binge eating behavior. If you tell me not to eat something, it […]

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97.1 ZHT Interview- Binge Eating Awareness

In my latest interview on 97.1 ZHT, we are talking about binge eating. February is Eating Disorder Awareness month. To learn more, you are welcome to attend Beyond Overeating: Overcoming Binge Eating. This free seminar will be held Tuesday 2/23 at the St. Mark’s Hospital (1200 E 3900 S) Lamb Auditorium (2nd floor- Women’s Pavilion)at […]

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