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The Facts About Eating Disorders [INFOGRAPHIC]

Food is at the very foundation of our being, giving us nutrition, energy and supporting life.  Yet, many have a complex relationship with food which can transform from life-sustaining into something more sinister.  For the millions of Americans who deal with an eating disorder, whether they consume too much or too little, food can be problematic.

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Overcoming Binge Eating Disorder: Symptoms & Treatments

Based on the representations presented in movies and television, it would seem safe to assume that eating disorders nearly always come in the form of anorexia or bulimia.  Undeniably, these are awful diseases with which to contend, wreaking both emotional and physical havoc on their sufferers.  However, you may be surprised to learn that neither of these represent the most common eating disorder in America.  That distinction goes to binge eating disorder (BED).

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Coping with an Eating Disorder During Summer

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Navigating the Holiday Season With an Eating Disorder

We hear a lot about the stress or depression that the holiday season can trigger.  Families may be concerned about affording gifts or finding childcare during school breaks, whereas others may find this time of year painful due to the loss of a loved one.  However, there is another, often overlooked, segment of the population that faces a unique set of obstacles during this time: those with eating disorders.

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