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OCT 28, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Being Fat Used To Be An Evolutionary Advantage. Now It's A Disease. Here's What Happened

Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarantee when or where we'd find our next meal. "This ability to store surplus fat from the least possible amount of food intake may have made the difference between life and death, not only for ...

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OCT 28, 2014 - Huffington Post

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How Our Views Of Obesity Have Changed, From Ancient Times Until Today

Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarantee when or where we'd find our next meal. "This ability to store surplus fat from the least possible amount of food intake may have made the difference between life and death, not only for ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Boston Globe

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Starving Yourself to Death: Eating Disorders Later in Life

Eating disorders do not just affect teenagers. More and more often middle-aged women who are professionals and mothers are dealing with it. We'll show you the triggers that start these women spiraling out of control.

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OCT 22, 2014 - Health Canal

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'Feminine ideals' linked to lower body satisfaction

CQUniversity Psychology student Mandy Naudin-Dovey is a former distance running champion who grew up in an environment where body image issues and eating disorders were the norm.

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OCT 21, 2014 - Health Canal

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Anorexia / bulimia: a bacterial protein implicated

Eating disorders (ED) such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder affect approximately 5-10% of the general population, but the biological mechanisms involved are unknown. Researchers at Inserm Unit 1073, “Nutrition, inflammation and dysfunction of the gut-brain axis” (Inserm/University of Rouen) have demonstrated the involvement of a protein produced by some intestinal bacteria that may be the source of ...

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