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Studies Find Religion Promotes Healthy Body Image for Young Women

David Briggs | Posted 05.26.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

Being part of a community that lifts up the message "God made me, and he doesn't make anything bad" appears to help moderate the impact of the "body loathing" promoted by popular culture, said sociologist Andrea Henderson of the University of South Carolina, lead researcher in the study.

Eating Disorders: What's In A Name

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

We continue to call these disorders "eating disorders" as though the primary deficit was "eating." That's like calling a pneumonia "coughing disorder" or a tumor causing weakness "weakness disorder'.

How to Free Yourself From Dieting - Step 2

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

Often, chronic dieting or the development of an eating disorder is a mask for feelings in your life over which you sense you have no control; depression, anxiety, or loss. Your body becomes a battleground.

Fattening Up Fashion Models

Russ Wellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Wellen

Is legislation the answer to ending anorexia in the fashion world? Europe has begun to recoil from an industry that sees "hunger to succeed" as literal.