Obesity & Body Issues

Problems With The Dieting Mentality

Posted on 17/09/2013 in Blog, Obesity & Body Issues

Pretty much all of us have tried to lose weight. Maybe we are trying to lose just 10 lbs for a wedding or maybe we are trying to lose 100 lbs because our doctor is concerned about diabetes or high blood pressure. The media is saturated with ads to lose weight, while at the same time competing for air time with fast food and pizza commercials. To sum it up: it’s a battle, and sometimes we are winning and sometimes we are losing. But if there was a single diet out there that actually lead to weight loss and maintenance,… Read More Here!

 

Dealing with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Blog, Obesity & Body Issues

It’s not uncommon to have something about your body that you’d like to improve – most of us feel that way from time to time, but for some people, this dislike of certain parts of their appearance, or even an obsession with self-identified flaws can be problematic. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a condition where a person is extremely preoccupied with perceived imperfections in their body, that in reality, are not there. It occurs accompanied by an extreme fear of being judged by others that is often recurrent, causes extreme distress, and prevents the person from functioning normally. Some people… Read More Here!