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Five tips for parents to discuss and identify eating disorders
Five tips for parents to discuss and identify eating disorders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Controversial Netflix drama To the Bone has brought eating disorders into the spotlight, but a Deakin University clinical psychologist warns it’s important for parents to take the lead in discussing these issues with their children, rather than leaving it to ... Read More »

Small steps can beat childhood obesity
Small steps can beat childhood obesity (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s rates of childhood overweight and obesity could be turned around with changes equivalent to cutting one small chocolate bar and getting in 15 minutes of exercise according to research from the University of Canberra’s Health Research Institute (UC-HRI) published ... Read More »

Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating
Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland. The UQ Diamantina Institute’s Professor David Evans and a University College London Institute of Child Health team have analysed data from ... Read More »

Hungry or not, kids will eat treats
Hungry or not, kids will eat treats (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100% of children opted for a sweet or savory ... Read More »

Teens’ sleep impacted by electronic media use
Teens’ sleep impacted by electronic media use (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than 70% of South Australian teenagers are experiencing insufficient sleep on every school night, with many reporting the overuse of electronic media such as the internet, video games and mobile phones, which could be contributing to the problem. Researchers ... Read More »

Peer pressure trumps “thin” ideals in the media
Peer pressure trumps “thin” ideals in the media (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls’ dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research¹ by Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson and colleagues from Texas A & M International University ... Read More »

Binge eating may be associated with initiating use of marijuana
Binge eating may be associated with initiating use of marijuana (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Overeating and binge eating may be associated with initiating use of marijuana and other drugs in a study of adolescents and young adults, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network ... Read More »

 
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