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Culture and religion impede treatment for eating disorders in Alabama
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More than 160,000 Alabamians have an eating disorder, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, and one out of 20 of the most critically ill could die from the disease. Statistics like these prompted the …

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An obsession with healthy eating impacts body, mind, and soul
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At one point she was eating only organic vegetables, turkey beast, and low glycemic fruit. After making these drastic changes in her eating habits, “Claire” sought professional help. “I was diagnosed about 6 months ago with orthorexia and anorexia …

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Binge eating often comes with other burdens
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“The two kinds people most commonly think and talk about are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa — binge-eating disorder is actually more common than the other two put together.” Becker cited a 2007 study that estimated the lifetime prevalence rates …

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