If you don’t feel you eat large quantities of food in one sitting, but you have struggled with your weight and have been on and off diets most of your life, you may be a compulsive overeater (CO). The main difference between binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating is that people with CO don’t experience discrete episodes of binge eating. They tend to eat past the point of fullness, but don’t necessarily binge while alone
There is a code that is much like the genetic code in your DNA that may make you more prone to being overweight, for example, because it’s in your genes. However this code is the code of your soul or spirit. It is what makes us have a passion to do something with our lives. It’s the part of us that keeps us going even though life may seem like being on the open sea
Binge eating disorder (BED) affects between two and five percent (Spitzer 1993) of adults in the United States (over four million Americans) and is the most common of all the eating disorders. Up to 25 percent of overweight or obese individuals seeking treatment for obesity have binge eating disorder (Pull, 2004). This number goes up in those who are severely obese. Binge eating disorder may be as common in men as it is in women,
Maryann felt overwhelmed. Her youngest child was home sick, her boss was upset with her for missing work and her father was just rushed to the hospital. She couldn’t take one more thing happening! John did not get the promotion he had worked so hard for. His wife was expecting to be able to move into a bigger house. He had three children to support and now his doctor told him he has high blood
Millions of people suffer with food issues. They may have been diagnosed with an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder or they are overweight or obese or just confused by all the misleading information about food currently on the market. For many, these issues with food have led to disordered eating patterns that can result in other problems such as malnutrition or under nutrition, depression and anxiety, insomnia and digestive complaints.