Body Dysmorphic Disorder – Causes And Symptoms

You are not satisfied with what you see in the mirror? While the majority of people is somewhat bothered by the appearance of their not so perfect body, those who have body dysmorphic disorder can spend hours per day overthinking and obsessing over their flaws which often makes them engaging in excessive and unhealthy behaviors, […]

The Setpoint Theory – What Happens After Dieting?

Setpoint theory and eating disorders

The Set-point weight theory is probably one of the most valuable studies researchers have done when it comes to recovery from dieting, food restriction and eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and orthorexia.  What is the definition of the Setpoint? Setpoint is the body’s weight range in which our body is meant to […]

3 Reasons For Digestive Issues After Dieting And Eating Disorders

digestive issues after dieting

. . A healthy and balanced diet with a regular and moderate exercise routine is the key to a long-term healthy and happy living. However, living a healthy lifestyle can become an obsession for many people which leads to strict food rules, an extensive fitness program, social isolation as well as eating disorders such as […]

Abdominal Weight Gain after Calorie Restriction and Dieting

abdominal weight gain after food restriction

. Once you turn your back on dieting and calorie restriction you will experience that most of your weight gain will happen in your abdominal area rather than in your hips or legs. . . And even though you’ve usually gained weight in other areas than your midsection before you started dieting, it will happen […]

EXTREME HUNGER AFTER DIETING AND EATING DISORDERS

LEPTIN RESISTANCE/DEFICIENCY AFTER DIETING/ IN EATING DISORDER RECOVERY . “Are you suffering from uncontrollable hunger and appetite?” “Do you feel that you could eat massive amounts of food and never feel satisfied?” This is what happens after a period of dieting, a history of an eating disorder, or even after a period of over-exercising. The […]

7 Tips To Reduce Bloating

. At one time or another, many of us have dealt with the embarrassment of bloating. A swollen belly can make you feel like you’ve eaten stones for breakfast while it also makes your abdominal area look double its normal size! Besides uncomfortable stomach pain, no pair of jeans seems to fit you anymore, leaving […]

HOW TO OVERCOME BINGE EATING DISORDER

Facts about Binge Eating Disorder: When people think about eating disorders, they often think about underweight people whose bones are visibly standing out. Unfortunately, that is a big misconception because an eating disorder is mainly a mental illness and not only a physical one. It’s not all about how much or how little food is […]

INTUITIVE EXERCISE

In today’s fitness-obsessed world, we often adopt the mindset that working out is a „MUST“. In order lose weight, to be happy and to look great, we have to work out, otherwise we won’t burn off enough calories which leads to weight gain and results in us never reaching our fitness and body goals. That […]

INTUITIVE AND MINDFUL EATING

In our diet-obsessed culture, we always get taught how and what to eat in order to get into the best shape of our life. In terms of nutrition, we tend to follow food trends and diet programs which promise us to become the healthiest versions of ourselves. By following all these restrictive diets and controlling […]

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF EATING

WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY OF EATING?  „What we eat affects how we feel and how we feel affects what we eat.“ The psychology of Eating is a new approach to physical and mental transformation for anyone who wants to uncover the truth behind unwanted eating behaviors, like compulsive eating, binging, weight gain or even undereating. Everyone has their own and […]