Sunday, 1 December 2013

Eating Disorders: Binge eating disorder

Eating Disorders are defined as a group of abnormal eating habits associated to a person preoccupation weight, involving either insufficient or excessive food intake.
Binge eating disorder is defined as a condition of compulsive eating huge amounts of food while feeling out of control and powerless to stop. It is the common eating disorder in the United States affecting 3.5% of females and 2% of males. Binge eating disorder is different from bulimia, as binge eating disorder do not involve self induced vomit regularly or use other ways to get rid of calories. Please see Bulimia vervosa for more information at

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