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Diet Beverages and Artificial Sugars: Risk vs Benefit

Beverages, Sodas, diet Drink, Cokes on store shelf Low-calorie sweeteners in foods and diet drinks can disrupt metabolism, and some experts have suggested that there use might cause diabetes and obesity [1]. But other studies have found that consuming diet drinks and food has little impact on metabolism and weight gain. A new study by Yale researchers published March 3 in the journal [...]
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Family Based Treatment – Pros and Cons

Mother and daughter hugging and working on Eating Disorders in Mothers and Daughters and pursuing treatment for anorexia Two therapeutic approaches have been garnering increased attention in recent years but have different ways of conceptualizing and treating eating disorders in adolescents; Family Based Treatment (FBT) and Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT-E). Both approaches are designed to eliminate eating disorder behaviors but conceptualize the role of parents and patients differently and offer significantly different [...]
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Taylor Swift Documentary Addresses Impact of Stress, Shame, & Media on the Development of Eating Disorders

Picture of a Lady's back who is sad Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center A recently released documentary about pop star Taylor Swift has brought renewed attention to the intersection of stress, shame, self-esteem, and eating disorders. The documentary, titled “Miss Americana,”  debuted January 31, 2020, on Netflix and in select theaters. It provides viewers with an intimate portrait of the [...]
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