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Binge Eating In Veterans

Robin M. Masheb | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin M. Masheb

While many of the health effects of binge eating on veterans are similar to what has been found in civilian populations, it is clear that the disorder doesn't affect them exactly the same.

The Ugly Secret I Hid For Nearly A Decade

Sally Slater | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Sally Slater

The truth is, for the better part of eight or nine years, I've managed to hide a rather ugly secret. Not totally -- I'm not the slickest person on the planet, and I've been known to leave behind chocolate-coated fingerprints and cookie crumbs in my wake -- but well enough.

Healthy Eating Is Not A Contest

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I wore what I didn't eat like a badge of honor. As a certified health coach, I felt like it was important to "walk the talk" and make sure that I was taking exceptional care of myself; but like every other thing in life, you can take even good things too far!

5 Quick and Easy Tricks to Avoid Overeating

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Overindulging isn't just influenced by food choices. There's ample research to suggest healthy eating is a highly sensory experience, and everything from the color of our plates to the sounds in the room may trigger a mindless binge.

My Weight-Loss Story: 'I am Not a Fat Girl: I am Fearless'

Liz Taylor | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Taylor

Motivation is the number one thing a person needs to lose weight and/or transform his or her life. However, the stipulation about motivation is it cannot be bought. It cannot be surgically implanted. It cannot be taken every morning with a glass of water. Motivation has to come from a person being mentally stronger than he or she has ever been.

I've Always Hated My Knees

Bustle | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Bustle

I remember seeing myself in the mirror in the dress. It fit perfectly, but I couldn't take my eyes off my knees. I flipped the hem over, but there wasn't enough fabric to lower it. I was stuck; I simply could not wear that beautiful dress.

'Black Women Don't Have Eating Disorders'

Abiola Abrams | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Abiola Abrams

The idea that any group is immune to eating disorders is a damaging one, because if a condition is not acknowledged and diagnosed, it will not be addressed, treated, and healed.

The Truth About Binge Eating

Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS

This is different from occasionally overeating or eating too much during the holidays. Recurrent binge eating is much less common, far more severe, and is associated with significant physical and psychological problems.

It's Gonna Be a Piece of Cake?

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I have had issues with food all my life, dating back to when I was a little girl. For me, it always has been and unfortunately still is "the binge" part of binging and purging that I have perfected.

Kate Lost 127 Pounds: 'I Look Back To Show Myself How Far I Have Come'

Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: K...

What To Do If You're Hungry And Too Stoned To Talk

Food & Wine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

This flowchart guides you on a mystical journey to the snacks you're destined to not remember eating.

Eating Disorders Are More Common Than You Think On College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 03.03.2014 | College

One-in-four college students have a mental health condition that has been increasing since 1950: an eating disorder. According to the National Eati...

Do I Look Fat?

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

If you are not sure if your life and you are more than the size of your body, I can assure you that your life and you are. You are the one and only you that has had your unique set of life experiences, thoughts, feelings opinions and talents. You are your smile, your love of music, nature, art and any and all qualities that make you unique.

Back From Bulimia

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Kirk Edgerton

There is no greater rejection than self-rejection. It is haunting, persistent, and colors the world in shades of pastels that are not reality. Everything and everyone seems brighter than you when you are afraid of yourself.

Why Thin Women Should Care About Fat Activism

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

"Fat" and "thin" women are often separated by fat activists into two distinct groups: largely those "affected" and "not affected." Thin women often see themselves as "removed" from the issue of fat activism and fat women often see thin women as untouched or unaffected. Neither of these are true.

5 Ways 'Feeling Fat' Makes You Eat More, Not Less

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Foxen Duke

I work with women who can't "control themselves" around food -- women who think about food all the time, trying to stick to some diet or "healthful ea...

Why I Weighed 320 Pounds: Overcoming Emotional Anxiety

Akela Stanfield | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

Emotions will not always feel good, but I will survive. I also learned that though relationships do not rely on food; they consist of emotional sustenance.

I Don't Want To Sell You Weight Loss

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

I'm gonna take a risk right now, and bet on women. I'm going to honor and respect the intelligence of women everywhere by telling you the truth... a truth that's really, really hard for a wellness professional to admit.

Ten Snacks For Watching Major Political Meltdowns

Food Riot | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Because stuffing your face is what you do when you're ashamed.

Binge-or-Treat? Find Out if You Have Binge Eating Disorder

Robin M. Masheb | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin M. Masheb

While many of us will find ourselves overindulging in candy in the upcoming days, and most of us have experienced times when it seems as if a food is literally calling out to us, how do we know if we are suffering from the full-blown disorder?

Why Halloween Is A Good Reminder To Live In The Moment

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Follow my lead, won't you? I'm giving you permission to feel like a winner, too (no matter what goal you've yet to accomplish -- and no matter what you're dressing up as this Halloween). A winner now. In this moment. And always.

The Science Behind Why We Binge (And What To Do About It)

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English At some point, we've all awoken from some kind of binge, perhaps surrounded by beer bottles, candy wrappers or shopping bags, and a...

Food Addiction Is Real

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition One year ago I launched my book, The Hung...

Is It Possible to Break Free From Emotional Eating?

Anne-Sophie Reinhardt | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne-Sophie Reinhardt

Healing is possible. Healing is real. It may not happen tomorrow, but if you continue to learn new tools, experiment with the resources that help, be compassionate with yourself and believe in yourself, you'll get there soon enough.

4 Women Reveal How They Got Over Their Eating Issues

Posted 08.27.2013 | Women

We recently asked HuffPost Women readers to tell us how they've overcome their eating issues. That's right -- despite the multitude of influences enco...