Celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Nicole Richie, Ashlee Simpson, Oprah Winfrey, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Wynonna Judd have each shared, publicly, their issues with eating. Their openness contributes to increased attention and understanding of eating related issues. Increased diagnoses of eating disorders may be due to better detection and society’s increased understanding of eating disorders. Some
Does Rihanna’s new video ‘empower’ women or promote murder?
Rape is a terrible experience for anyone to endure, but is murder the answer? R&B superstar Rihanna released her latest single, ‘Man Down,’ by suggesting that premeditated murder is the answer to rape. The edgy video features Rihanna’s character shooting the perpetrator to death in the middle
7 Warning Signs of Manorexia!
The “PERFECT” male body is all the rage, and millions of men are paying the price! Abercrombie & Fitch, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and advertisers worldwide have used male “hard bodies” to sell product by the millions. Over the years, advertisers in our pop culture have spent billions, marketing to young
Do you loathe holidays? Dread social invitations? Can’t stand the thought of a Christmas party? Those with eating disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge Eating or Overeating) shiver at the upcoming holiday season, not for the social aspect but for the food. Almost every single holiday tradition or event for most cultures and religions involves food. Thanksgiving
Generally speaking, diet, health and nutrition remain front and center of our culture’s media, I’ve seen little on disordered eating in the past several years, save one topic: “Pregorexia.” While disordered eating may be life threatening for the person with the disorder, this apparent rise in disordered eating during pregnancy, “pregorexia,” affects two or more
Watch out dieters! There’s a new kid on the block! If you are counting calories and on the go, there is a new iPhone Application designed to help you keep track of your food intake while on the run. Thanks to modern technology and the smartphone, battling the bulge is much easier. There are new