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Teen boys’ eating disorders may focus on muscle gain, not weight loss

(Reuters Health) — Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what’s typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn. What many parents and pediatricians consider classic symptoms of adolescent eating disorders, like calorie… Read More »

Eating small amounts of red and processed meats may increase risk of early death

A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats — even in small amounts — may increase the risk of death from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease. Saeed Mastour Alshahrani, lead author of the study and a doctoral student at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, said… Read More »