One of the banes of weight loss is snacking. Even if you know that you need to eat healthy snacks for weight loss, it is just too tempting to reach for a bag of potato chips or grab a loaded hotdog from a food truck when you start feeling hunger pangs …
It’s vacation season again. Despite the “rainy season” we a going through right now, I already started my pre-holiday preparation to get back my sexy bikini body for the beach 2014. Have you?
The very first thing I did so far was to check how much weight I’ve put on …
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure which takes into account a person’s weight and height to gauge body fat in adults.
There are 4 BMI categories:
Underweight – BMI < 18.5
Normal weight - 18.5 to 24.9
Overweight - 25.0 to ...
Compulsive overeating is characterized by uncontrollable eating and consequent weight gain
Reasons for compulsive overeating are similar to the ones for binge eating disorder – daily stress and problems, emotional conflicts. People use food as a desperate effort to block out emotions and feelings that distress them.
Although compulsive overeaters can not …
Binge eating disorder is characterized by consuming large quantities of food in a very short period of time until the individual is uncomfortably full.
People who suffer with binge eating disorder do not use any form of purging after the binge. Usually these people can not control themselves during a binge, …