Three Common Types of Disordered Eating

Eating disorders are complex, serious mental health conditions that affect the way a person thinks about food, weight and body image. They can lead to severe, life-threatening problems if left untreated. The three most common types of disordered eating are anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. They can be found at all ages and are […]

How Many Types of Eating We Should Know of and Understand?

Have you ever thought about what type of eater you are? FOX19 NOW talked to St. Elizabeth Healthcare nutritionist, Karah Stanley about the different types of eating we should know of and understand. The first is fun eating, or “eating for pleasure.” This entails any foods that don’t necessarily offer much nutritional value (i.e., cake, […]

What Are the 4 Types of Eating Habit?

We all know that the food we eat is critical to our health. It provides our bodies with the energy (in the form of calories) it needs to function and the nutrients, fiber, vitamins and minerals we need to stay healthy. But sometimes, even when we make all the right choices, our eating habits can […]

Healthy Eating Habits – Examples of Bad Eating Habits

You probably have a few bad eating habits that make it hard to stick to a healthy diet. Maybe it’s rushing out the door some mornings without breakfast, or munching on chips while watching TV. These small, but sneaky habits add up over time and can cause you to gain weight. The good news is […]

How Many Types of Eating Are There?

People eat for many reasons. Some eat to fuel their bodies, while others eat for pleasure and comfort. Emotional eating can lead to overeating and unhealthy weight gain. Developing healthy eating patterns can help you stay committed to your lifestyle journey. Learn how the different types of eating affect your habits so you can develop […]

Which of the Following is Considered a Disordered Eating Behavior?

In our culture of dieting, weight loss and obsession with food, it can be difficult to know when a focus on food, calories and body weight becomes disordered. In reality, there is a wide range of irregular eating behaviors that may or may not qualify for a diagnosis of a full-blown eating disorder. These are […]

What Characteristics Do Individuals With Eating Disorders Share?

People who have an eating disorder often develop distorted views of themselves. They may see themselves as fat, ugly or unattractive despite being underweight. These distorted beliefs lead to extreme efforts to control weight and body shape. Over time, this can have life-threatening consequences. Eating disorders can occur at any age and affect men, women […]

What 10 Foods Should You Eat Everyday?

The healthiest foods and diets focus on real, whole foods: lots of vegetables and fruits, whole grains, healthy proteins and fats and limited sugar and sodium. While some foods may be labeled as bad, like red meat or canned fruits and veggies, they aren’t necessarily unhealthy in small amounts if they’re eaten along with other […]

What is the Most Likely Description of Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior and a preoccupation with food, body weight or shape. They can cause long-term physical and psychological damage. People of all ages, genders and races can develop an eating disorder, although they are most common in adolescent females. Experts are still learning […]

What Are the 2 Subtypes of Anorexia?

People with an eating disorder often use a variety of strategies to lose weight or maintain a very low body weight. These include avoiding food, bingeing and purging (making themselves sick by vomiting or using laxatives or diuretics) and excessive exercise. Many of these behaviours are dangerous and can lead to serious medical complications. Fortunately, […]