From anorexia to binge eating – a fear that accompanies many sufferers during the journey to recovery. What is the difference between extreme hunger and binge eating? Today we want to focus on exactly this topic. I hope this takes some of the fear out of developing binge eating, but […]
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Bingeing in eating disorder recovery
Crazy Foodzilla who is about to make an end to the world’s food supply, because no amount seems to satisfy your needs, you´re not necessarily hungry – but empty. And now you´re afraid you developed binge eating disorder? Well… let me tell you about the part that is not addressed […]
Are you really afraid of gaining weight? Fat phobic believes in eating disorders.
Do you feel like you are constantly walking on eggshells, afraid of gaining weight? Afraid to enjoy food because you fear you might gain weight from it? Afraid you will never stop gaining weight? Afraid that you will gain all the weight back? But… why are we afraid of gaining […]
fat shaming – why it is not the solution to obesity
Fat shaming happens everywhere. But what exactly is fat shaming, what are the consequences and why doesn´t it motivate people in larger bodies to lose weight?
BED – the eating disorder with the most sufferers
Even though anorexia is the most popular eating disorder, it is aestimated that arounf 4% of the people between 20 and 30 are suffering from binge eating disorder (BED). Read here about the whole clinical picture.
Do you feel trapped in the binge purge cycle?
Bingeing is not only a symptom of binge eating. Binge episodes can also occur in anorexia and especially in bulimia. Here I am going to explain why this happens and how understanding the binge purge cycle can help you to break out of it.
Extreme hunger explained
Extreme hunger can be found as very upsetting and disturbing in eating disorder recovery. But it actually is just a natural response to a period of famine. It means your body is healing – which is why I prefer to talk about a healing hunger. Learn, what it feels like, where it comes from and how to heal it.
All food is good food
Labeling food as good or bad is usually justified on the basis of the nutritional quality of a certain food. It might seem quite reasonablee at first glance, but let’s have a second look on this approach: – all foods have nutritional value (yes, even sugar and fats! Sugar are […]