The real reason why you may binge on food

    If sometimes is becoming often, here are some of the reasons why you may be eating too much – and what to do about it.   Problem: Unbalanced macros New research found our drive for protein is so powerful we overeat in our pursuit to consume more of it. A University of Sydney study published in Cell Metabolism reveals calorie intake increases as protein intake decreases. Solution: The researchers recommend that high-quality protein – low in fat and high in good-quality complex carbohydrates – comprises 15 to 20…

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What It’s Like to Have Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder looks like… self-control willpower freedom However, when it sneaks out it transforms itself into restriction and starvation, compulsive eating, and doing shameful, unforgivable things with food. If you look closely enough, you can recognize it in brittle nails, thinning hair, canceled plans, and frantically raiding the refrigerator or pantry the minute everyone leaves the house. It looks like anorexia on the outside, but food addiction on the inside. It’s major weight swings, food hangovers, purging, and body shame. Binge eating disorder feels like empty happiness because you’re…

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