Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders’

Sex sells….

First of all, I’m not a particular fan of censorship. Humans lust after the forbidden, always have always will. I firmly believe that education is the only way to change anything long term – legislation locks us all onto unexpected unpredicted paths so wherever possible I truly believe that education provides the only real solutions…

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It’s Rid the World Of Fad Diets Day

Today is Rid the World of Fad Diets Day, part of  Healthy Weight Week. Fad diets are those which promise all kinds of amazing weight loss while you sleep, within a week, or while you eat very reduced calories, carbs, or types of foods. Excluding whole food groups is another fad. Diet used to mean…

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Naked Waitresses Want to Support The Butterfly Foundation

So some female staff from three Gold Coast restaurants have stripped down to their shirt aprons and trays to feature in a Calendar Girls style publication. They have approached three large charities, Food Aid, the Gold Coast Hospital, and The Butterfly Foundation, to see if they’d like to be involved in marketing the calendar. (From…

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Are You Addicted to Weighing Yourself Over and Over?

I can almost guarantee men won’t “get” that sometimes women will weigh themselves over and over, but almost all women can relate to it in some way: you’re addicted to your bathroom scales. More correctly,  you’re addicted to the number on the scale. I know that for years I was certainly addicted to weighing myself…

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Tricking Your Brain into Eating Less

This was the sub-headline on the front cover of the April 09 issue of Australian Healthy Food magazine. Oh what are they on about now, I thought, so naturally I bought it. I expected it to be another “imagine the chocolate is chopped up worms” production and was pleasantly surprised at how relatively balanced it…

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Low Carb Diets are Bad for Your Brain

Low Carb diets affect your long and short term memory. But hey, they help you drop body fat, that’s all that matters, right?

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