Sunday Smörgåsbord

It is once again time for your weekly Sunday Smorgasbord, where I trawl the web for the latest in ED-related news, research, and more so you don't have to.

E-Mail Reveals Dispute Over City’s Antisoda Ad.

Studying Candy as Guilty Indulgence-Is Candy Evil or Misunderstood? 

Outcomes of Empirical Eating Disorder Phenotypes in a Clinical Female Sample: Results from a Latent Class Analysis.

On my "to read" list: Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality.

Impact of broadening definitions of anorexia nervosa on sample characteristics.

Anti-obesity drug dulls brain response to food porn.

Top 20 Fitness Trends for 2011, according to American College of Sports Medicine.

The Relationship Between Executive Function, AD/HD, Overeating, and Obesity.

The use of birth control pills for women with eating disorders remains common to prevent bone loss despite studies showing it's not very effective.  Nonetheless, here's an interesting interview with Charles Djerassi, the inventor of the Pill, who helped change women's lives.

Women with anorexia nervosa more likely to have unplanned pregnancies. So maybe taking the Pill has more benefits than we thought...

Body Image Improves by Spending Time in Nature, suggests study in new journal called Ecopsychology.

And a few little special links for Halloween:

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Jodi said...

So my favorite was the dogs looking depressed in their costumes. Something about dogs dressed up makes me smile. My niece dressed my poor (male) dog in her old tinkerbell costume. He's now having an identity crisis.
I'm new to reading your blog - great stuff and great perspectives. One day I'm going to do research on the benefits of pets in recovery. I know mine have helped tremendously.

Zoran said...

Dogs in pets look great and funny, but I always thought they may feel a bit uncomfortable cause it's not their natural thing.

HikerRD said...

Thanks for saving me the trouble of combing the EDz literature--much appreciated!

Please consider adding my halloween link Halloween candy an annual treat? Your only tricking yourself.
Lori Lieberman, RD, CDE,MPH, LDN

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