‘binge eating disorder’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Dressing for Today

By Jacki Monaco on 04/15/2014

Exposing Body Image Issues and their Impact on Binge Eating Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about  overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured on CNN.com. I vividly remember being 70 pounds heavier than I am now in long sleeves and long pants… when it was hot as hell outside. I would choose sweating profusely to […] Read more »

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It Happened During Weight Stigma Awareness Week

By Lisa Christie on 09/27/2013

If you read our blog regularly, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, etc., you know it’s Weight Stigma Awareness Week. While we only touched the tip of the topic here on A Weight Lifted, there have been a lot of really cool things happening across the internet this week. Did you know that new research shows faulty neurological wiring could […] Read more »

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Preventing & Treating Binge Eating Disorder: It’s BED Week!

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/30/2013

This week is BED Week.  BED stands for binge eating disorder, and it’s a struggle we’re all too familiar with at Green Mountain.  Researchers say approximately 30 to 40% of people who enter weight loss treatment programs have BED. What’s the Link Between Weight Loss & BED? A large part of the reason so many weight strugglers have BED is […] Read more »

Binge Eating: Can Yoga Help?

By Darla Breckenridge on 12/26/2011

When binge eating grabs a hold of you whether it is during the holidays or not, feelings of helplessness and self loathing can take over.  What can you do to not stay trapped in the pit of despair? In an  Australian study conducted by McIver, McGarland and O’Halloran, a 12-week yoga treatment program for binge eating was tested. Women’s comments […] Read more »

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Binge Eating and Emotional Health

By Darla Breckenridge on 10/10/2011

Binge eating affects mental and emotional health by inviting  feelings of self loathing and hopelessness and depression.   The percentage of people who binge eat is greater than individuals suffering from anorexia and bulimia combined. It helps to unshackle binge eating  from weight loss to create behavior change. Bingeing is a natural response to restriction; however,  the underlying reasons for binge […] Read more »

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