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Binge Eating Self-Help Options – Books & Online Programs Vs Therapy

In binge eating by Caroline

If you’re considering binge eating self-help options, then you’re probably weighing up a few different ideas. Whether you’re looking for yourself or a loved one, there are several pathways available to you. What can hold some people back is deciding which way to go. Should you read some binge eating self-help books? Try an online program? Or should you talk …

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Binge Eating Statistics Infographic [10 Surprising Facts & Stats]

In binge eating, impulsive overeating by Caroline

Recent binge eating statistics show that it’s a lot more common than most people realise. Binge eating disorder (BED) is actually the most common eating disorder in the USA, affecting an estimated 2.8 million people. In Australia, binge eating accounts for 47% of the 900,000 eating disorders. So, we put together a handy infographic that breaks down these facts along with other …

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Binge Eating Triggers – What Prompts Impulsive Overeating?

In binge eating by Caroline

Binge eating triggers have been the subject of extensive research for a number of years. Exactly what triggers binge eating, or impulsive overeating can vary by individual, which makes it a very personal factor. However, there have been some consistent traits and triggers that have been identified. In this article, we discuss exactly what these are. What Triggers Binge Eating? …

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What Is Urge Surfing & How Does It Work? [Meditation & Mindfulness]

In binge eating, Eating, impulsive overeating, Self-control, Temptation by Caroline

Urge surfing is a meditation or mindfulness exercise that can help to control impulsive behaviours. It’s a powerful tool for addressing addiction and has been proven to work in many different types of setting. In this article, we’ll discuss exactly what it is and how it works so you can decide if it’s something that may be useful in your …

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Do you want to stop overeating or binging? Learn the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger.

In binge eating, Eating, impulsive overeating, Self-control, Temptation by Yuliya Richard

A key skill to learn when you are trying to harness your impulsive overeating is knowing how to differentiate between emotional and physical hunger. It is an important difference for several reasons. First of all, if you make no distinction and just eat whenever you become aware of hunger signals, without stopping to check if your belly really is empty, …

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Addiction or Weakness – Why Do You Lose Control Around Food ?

In binge eating, Eating, impulsive overeating by Yuliya Richard

Does food addiction actually exist, or is it just a modern excuse to avoid responsibility for lifestyle choices, such as impulsive overeating?  Have you ever heard: “Oh my God, you will be addicted once you try this…” “You will never be able to eat anything but these…” or “I can’t live without eating…” “Oh my God, I just had to …

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The Early Signs of Binge Eating You Might Not Notice At First

In binge eating, FAQ by Yuliya Richard

The early signs of binge eating aren’t always obvious. This kind of impulsive behaviour can often develop slowly over a long period of time so that you don’t even notice as it gets more serious. Patients that I treat will sometimes say things like this… “I kind of binge eat impulsively but it’s not a big deal – it’s not …