Women Mimic Eating of Others

When women sit down to a meal together in a restaurant, they often badger each other about their choices. If one woman orders a salad, the others might tease her about “being good” or that she’s thin as a rail and should eat something more. Women may also laugh when the dessert menu is presented,…

Eating Disorders Persist Into Middle Age

As young girls turn into young women, they take more notice of their appearance. It’s often in these early years that women may develop eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. Over time these women may find treatment to cure the disorder. But a recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reports…