Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 22nd, 2008
Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the U.S., accounting for three times the number of those diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia together. Yet it is not as widely recognized, and it is not considered a distinct condition. At an estimated three percent of the population, binge eaters comprise the largest percentage of eating disordered individuals.
"While several eating disorder advocacy groups exist, none focuses on the binge eating community,...
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