Conquering Binge Eating
Affecting as many as 2.8 percent of adults and 1.6 percent of adolescents, binge eating disorder--consuming an excessive amount of calories regularly--is the most common eating disorder. It often leads to obesity and disposes those with the disorder to serious health risks, including diabetes and heart disease. With the right support, however, binge eating can be conquered. This indispensable resource empowers readers affected by binge eating disorder to seek help and develop a healthy relationship with food. They will learn about the various psychological, physiological, and cultural causes and effects and the steps to developing a positive self-image.