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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Overeating (Definition)

Overeating is a clinical finding that can be the result of mental health or physical condition or, in some young children, due ...Read more


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What causes greed and gluttony?

What causes greed and gluttony?

Human Condition: It is the human condition to feel greed and gluttony. There are medical conditions that can exacerbate these conditions but absent of significant pathology all of us can feel these emotions and desires. Both are part of the seven deadly sins. For most of us we control them on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Why is gluttony such a bad thing?

Why is gluttony such a bad thing?

Gluttony = careless : Food is deceptive, and so are all kinds of materialism. Do not look to food to give you joy or satisfaction. Restraint is a word which should describe our relationship to all physical pleasures, including eating.  gluttony is overeating simply to gorge. When you don't care about yourself or others and you overeat, you are engaged in gluttony. There are many references to gluttony in the bible. ...Read more

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Weight higher then ever before, even got man boobs at 25. So is it the food we eat, our lifestyle or greediness/gluttony?

Dr. Suman Das Dr. Das
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Weight higher then ever before, even got man boobs at 25. So is it the food we eat, our lifestyle or greediness/gluttony?

All of the above: The life style of average people has changed drastically in america.Life has become more sedentary, people are glued to the television without any exercise, living on fast food with gigantic helping are just the right recipe for obesity.If we can not pull ourself out from this rut and drastically change our lifestyle then there is going to be more man boobs by 15 or 16.Watch out! ...Read more

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How can I stop overeating?

How can I stop overeating?

I encourage you to: Investigate a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It can be effective. Evaluation by your physician would also be appropriate. ...Read more

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Can you control overeating?

Can you control overeating?

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to control it more. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Anyone with a desire to stop compulsive eating is welcome. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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How do I control overeating?

How do I control overeating?

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to control it more. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Anyone with a desire to stop compulsive eating is welcome. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am overeating?

Overeaters Anonymous: Take the quiz on www.Oa.Org. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to control it more. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. There is non-judgmental support in oa for developing a healthy plan of eating (not a "diet"). Anyone w/ a desire to stop compulsive eating is welcome. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area & more info. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop overeating?

What can be done to stop overeating?

Join OA or therapy: Overeaters anonymous, is a self help group, which may be helpful. If you are eating for emotional reasons, your mind will never be satisfied. It is important to distinguish bad habits (i.e. Eating in front of the tv, boredom, sugar addiction) from emotional causes. Get support in your quest to acquire healthy habits relating to food. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop overeating?

What can be done to stop overeating?

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Acknowledging being out of control can be more effective than trying to control it more. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Anyone with a desire to stop compulsive eating is welcome. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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