Feeling Hangry

Feeling Hangry

Think back to the last time you experienced feeling “hangry”—irritable, cranky or uncomfortable due to hunger. Perhaps it was when you had gone too long between meals, got held up in a lunch meeting or were engaging in a restrictive diet plan. This uncomfortable and...
Tele-Therapy Eating Disorder Interventions

Tele-Therapy Eating Disorder Interventions

Internet-based eating disorder interventions such as audio/visual communication (tele-therapy) and smartphone applications have demonstrated some promising outcomes in recent studies.  Early feedback from E-health research has suggested that Internet-based cognitive...
Eating Disorder Statistics

Eating Disorder Statistics

Anorexia Statistics Prevalence Among Males & Females Between the ages of 13 and 18, the National Institute of Mental Health has documented that 5.4% of children will struggle with an eating disorder. This works out to be roughly 2.2 million adolescents. For...

The Dangers of Teen Dieting

You may have seen the recent Weight Watchers campaign that promotes free teen memberships starting in the Summer of 2018. Weight Watchers is deploying a classic marketing technique—a free start up offer in the hopes that once hooked on the product, participants would...