Topic: overeating

Eating Bread Does Not Mean You Have An Eating Disorder

Eating Bread Does Not Mean You Have An Eating Disorder

Arianne Cohen, a Marie Claire writer joined Overeaters Anonymous because when she went out with people, she was distracted by the bread basket. She also started eating sprinkles as a snack with a tablespoon.

When she went there she heard stories of people bottoming out, like the one from a woman who went out to “a public dinner” and broke into the kitchen and just tossed all the desserts in her purse and ran, just ran, gobbling a glorious purse-load of tiramisu as she went, floating along on a cloud of sugar and the distant but frenzied cheers of her comrades. Oh, I’m sorry. I was confused. She went out to a public dinner and had “three glasses of wine and, oh yes, the entire bread basket.”

Now, I’m not sure whether this was the best bread basket in the world, but most restaurant bread baskets have around 4 pieces of bread in them. 5, maybe?

Look. Lady. That is not a binge. That is “a good night.” More »

Fewer Calories

Fewer Calories

Eating a few hundred less calories today and making time for a short walk can pay off in real health benefits over the course of a lifetime, according to a new University of Florida study. Better yet, the study in … More »