Overeating

Psychological Signs of an Eating Disorder

Malminder Gill | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

An eating disorder not only manifests itself physically, but also psychologically. It is an extremely complex mental illness that often takes many years of both physical and psychological treatment, in order to recover.

Why You Don't Really Have a Weight Problem

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

I'm fed up to my teeth with diets and deprivation as a way of managing weight and food. It's time to move beyond a focus on food plans and diets, and start addressing the emotions, habits and situations that lead to your unhealthy eating.

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: How This Stopped Me From Overeating

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I know I often overeat – especially at dinner – but there’s not much I can seem to do about it. When faced with a favourite dish I can make ...

WaTCH: 10 Tips To Stop Overeating

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us will have spent Christmas sat in front of the television scoffing chocolates, mince pies and turkey sandwiches. And - as we all know wh...

Choose Your New Year Diet Carefully, You May Get More Than You Bargained For

Louise Graham | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

The Christmas festivities are finally over and you have been left with an unwanted gift. Yes, you guessed it: a few extra pounds and you can't even take them back to the store to get a refund or credit note. But that's no problem is it? Just start on one of those trendy celebrity-endorsed diets that guarantee a slender body in no time at all.

How To Eat Mindfully This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At this time of year, we're all guilty of a little festive indulgence. But according to the British Dietetic Society, people gain an average of almost...

First Look At Stress-Detecting Bra That Prevents Emotional Overeating

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When news hit that a bra which could tackle overeating was in development, there were conflicted feelings. Grub Street wrote: "Because what's more tra...

What To Do When You've Eaten Too Much

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How on earth did that second third helping end up on our plate? Short of inventing a time machine, nothing is going to magic that food out of your bel...

Would An 'Exercise Menu' Stop You Ordering A Cheese Burger?

Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If burger-loving restaurant goers are told how much exercise it will take to burn off their quarter pounder, then they're more likely to skip a side p...

'I Was Greedy & Ate Too Many Sausage Rolls' 30st Mother Is Too Fat To Work But Insists NHS Should Pay For Gastric Surgery

Closer Magazine | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A 30st mother-of-three is insisting she cannot lose weight unless the NHS pays for gastric surgery. Wendy Phillips was forced to give up her job a...

How to Avoid Bingeing During the Festive Season

Sunita Pattani | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sunita Pattani

Not so long ago, these dark evenings covered up a darker secret of mine, a secret that would sometimes invoke panic as these festivities drew closer, a secret that often robbed me from experiencing life to the fullest. A secret known by the name of binge eating disorder.

Always Fancy A Dessert? Blame Your ‘Hunger Hormones’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study by Carleton University has suggested the ‘hunger hormone’ that controls the appetite increases our craving for sweet, high-calorie foo...

Why Food Addicts Are ‘Less Likely’ To Take Cocaine

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Neurons that control overeating also drive appetite for cocaine, according to research. Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have zeroed in on a ...

From Alcoholism to Food Addiction - It's All About the Feelings

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Baldwin

The media, society and relaxed licensing laws all have a part to play in the rise in eating disorders or alcohol-related diseases, but I believe the problem goes much deeper than that. From my experience, recovery from addiction lies at our core - with those deep, painful feelings that drive us to drink, drugs or food - and not on the surface.

Gary Barlow: 'With Every Mouthful I Have Always Felt Guilty' (Pictures)

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow, who first shot to fame in the nineties with boy band Take That, has had fans swooning all over again since he joined the X Factor judging...

Hungry Brits Scoff 6,000 Calories On Christmas Day

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The average Brit will gain up to half a stone over the festive period, as the temptation of never-ending chocolates, mince pies and savoury snacks get...