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Are there any statistics on magazines that contribute to men's eating disorders?

Are there any statistics on magazines that contribute to men's eating disorders?

No stats yet, but: Many articles are pointing the finger at the advertizing industry. The increase in male "ideal" skinny models in magazines seems to be leading to increased numbers of men seeking treatment. Here's a good article about this phenomenon: http://life.Nationalpost.Com/2013/01/21/anorexia-hitting-men-increasingly-hard-one-in-three-cases-in-new-study-is-male/. ...Read more

Dr. Nathan Zasler
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What are some statistics on the benefits of healthy eating compared to unhealthy eating?

What are some statistics on the benefits of healthy eating compared to unhealthy eating?

Diabetes, cardio-: vascular problems, weight gain, and mood disorders are all associated w/various types of poor diets. See a nutritionist or your doc for more info. Make sure to include macronutrients in every meal, i. e., protein, fat, and carb. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the statistics on the incidence of developing an eating disorder?

What are the statistics on the incidence of developing an eating disorder?

A L A R M I N G ! : The statistics r alarming. Check here at website of anad- natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/14wd5ib. One stat: about 24 million people in us suffer from an ed. One ed, anorexia nervosa = the most fatal mental disorder: about 10% w/anorexia die from suicide/starvation/metabolic failure/other. Those w/eds often resist/refuse treatmnt &/or often relapse. ...Read more

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My eating habits are horrible how can I change them ?

My eating habits are horrible how can I change them  ?

Start with food list: Keep a daily record of what is eaten. If little time, then use your phone or camera to take a photo. After a few days, look at the images and consider sharing them with a friend or a professional. There are also apps to help people change habits. But the first best step is to note what you are putting in your mouth each time you eat :0. ...Read more

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How can I change my eating habits. From less processed to more whole food. Habits are hard to break but want to be healthier?

How can I change my eating habits. From less processed to more whole food. Habits are hard to break but want to be healthier?

Stop eating out: It is difficult because quick foods are more processed. So clean out all processed foods from your kitchen and go shopping with a list for basic foods as well as make a menu for the week and shop for those ingredients as well. If you are a busy person try to do most of your prep for the meals on the days you are off. Eating at home and taking your own lunch yo work will help you eat whole foods. ...Read more

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How is your mental health related to your eating habits?

How is your mental health related to your eating habits?

Depression: Enjoying our food activates the pleasure-sensing portions of our brains. Also, good nutrition plays a prominent role in our mental health. A more specific example of the relationship between eating and mental health involves depression. In typical depression, folks will start eating less; in atypical depression, folks will tend to overeat and snack often. ...Read more

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What are the eating habits of a healthy person?

What are the eating habits of a healthy person?

Eats less,exercise m: For good health our body needs a balanced meal made of carbs, proteins and some healthy fats. A good source of healthy carbs are grains(avoid sugars as much as possible), good amount of proteins from eggs, fish, nuts and low fat dairy.No saturated fats(avoidingredmeats) but use oils for cooking(olive oil is the best.). ...Read more

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Can a chip can naturally get larger from safe and gentle eating habits?

Chipped canine ?: Yes, the chip can get larger regardless of your eating habits. The chip may have been caused by weak enamel, from bruxism, or from a cavity, all of which need to be addressed. Call your dentist for an appointment to determine if any treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How can I get into the habit of eating well?

How can I get into the habit of eating well?

Begin a new habit!: Most of us who struggle with weight maintenance have had to re-evaluate our eating habits - and often have made some pretty major changes! but start small. You may, for example, want to keep a record of what you actually eat. What are your trigger foods (problem foods)? Water, for example, can often be substituted in place of high calorie sodas. Fruits, vegetables, and fiber are your friends here! ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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