Causes of Binge Eating Disorder – An Analysis of Risk & Possible Factors

Binge Eating Disorder is a type of eating disorder and therefore categorized as a mental issue. A study at Fairburn and Harrison, 2003, revealed that 80-85% of people suffering from an eating disorder did not show signs of being underweight. This means that of everyone suffering from an eating disorder, only 20% were anorexic or […]

3 Lessons To Learn From Emotional Eating

Do you find yourself eating sugary and fatty foods when you are feeling down, sad or depressed? And you are eating a lot more of it than you usually would eat when feeling positive, happy and satisfied? Then you are probably experiencing something called “emotional eating“. Emotional eating also called “stress eating” where you eat […]

Weight Disproportion After Dieting And Eating Disorder Recovery

People who decide to turn their back on dieting, food restriction and/or eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder or orthorexia, can experience weight gain due to their slowed-down metabolism, imbalanced hormones and malnourished body in general. However, with weight gain many people, as well as many of my clients, report also a […]

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 […]

How To Deal With Weight Gain?

. “The only thing that is constant is change.” – Greek philosopher, Heraclitus  . This is a wonderful quote for starting a new blog article about how to mentally and emotionally cope with gaining weight or just living life with a curvier body.  . . In today’s world, an increase in the number on the […]

Are Your Eating And Body Issues Eating Away Your Relationship?

Eating Disorders and Relationship

. Relationships are the foundations in our life that give us emotional stability and safety. While positive and fulfilling relationships thrive on the collaboration of two parties, it can become difficult when one of the partner suffers from mental issues such as an eating disorder and/or body dysmorphic disorder/body image issues. . This is because […]

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 […]