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Eating Disorder Center Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Disorder Center.

8 Ways to Reduce Belly Bloat

Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl...  Read more

Recognizing Eating Disorders and Getting Help

Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them....  Read more

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

What is ''Normal Eating''? --Part 2

Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach? If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's "lifestyle” approach to weight loss, t...  Read more

Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

eating myself to death
Updated 4/17/2014 5:17:58 AM

goals yesterday. had a plan and good food. today all i did was eat and even when i wasn't comfortable i ate some more. i want to lose weight and be in a more healthy place. but i seem to fail every day. i cant seem to get my brain to stop telling me...  Read more

Should you really eat back calories burned?
Updated 4/15/2014 1:54:05 PM

It seems counterproductive and almost like it defeats purpose of workout. Do you really eat back all the calories?? Advice needed...  Read more

saying that I am not eating calories.
Updated 4/12/2014 3:12:56 PM

I am going back eating 1250 calories. I am eat and exercise like I was. Because I gain weight back after I when by the calories that sparkpeople.com said to eat. I doing this to lose weight not to gain weight ...  Read more

Eating When Sick
Updated 4/10/2014 6:44:05 PM

I've been sick and put on bed rest for a few days. When I get sick, I tend to crave comfort foods. For the most part, I stick to healthy eating, but I cut myself a lot of slack and allow myself to eat some less-healthy options. I've been sick sinc...  Read more

WHAT TO EAT
Updated 4/10/2014 2:53:21 PM

What should I eat for lunch/snack prior to working out before a late dinner? Breakfast 9am, Lunch 1pm, Dinner 8pm Any help would be appreciated. ...  Read more

lime

i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,...  Read more

Book ending my day

Each day, upon awakening, I read from several inspirational books. Then before I go to sleep at night I write down three things I am grateful for. The first is always something related to my body....  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Eating Disorders Can Strike at Any Age

Last week Coach Nicole emailed me a link to an article published in the New York Times regarding midlife eating disorders. While I was quite aware of anorexia, bulimia and binging being diagnosed in young women, I was unaware of the rise of these dis...  Read more

8 Ways to Bust the Winter Blahs

For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even...  Read more